City Year Admissions Manager Reviews

Updated 5 Dec 2019

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  1. "City Year"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Admission Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City Year full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Great work/life balance -Great benefits, 401(k) matched up to 4%, maternity leave, decent health care coverage -Flexible around work environments, carters to both remote or office -Provide spaces to talk about hard-hitting issues ranging from racism, privilege, among other topics -Work culture

    Cons

    -Upward mobility is limited -No real increases in salary; keeps up with inflation -No equity around shared work; larger affiliates in bigger cities vs smaller affiliates in smaller cities -Sustainable growth

  2. "Positive Work Culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Admissions Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at City Year full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people. I made great friends and had a very positive experience, given this was one of my first substantial professional experiences.

    Cons

    The wheels of change move slowly at City Year. It was difficult to get buy-in for a new way of doing things.

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  3. "Amazing Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Admissions Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at City Year full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I never appreciated how much I enjoyed my time with City Year until I moved to a new company. There is collaboration, appreciation, enthusiasm and a culture of active learning.

    Cons

    As with any non-profit, budget and finances can add to the stress of your work.

  4. "Admissions Manager"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Admissions Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City Year for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits, professional work environment, some travel.

    Cons

    Hierarchy, low salary, hard for upward mobility

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