Compassion International Employee Reviews about "great mission"

Updated Nov 22, 2021

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Compassion International President and CEO Jimmy Mellado
Jimmy Mellado
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Pros
  • "The mission at Compassion (has) always been forefront to its core, "Releasing Children from Poverty in Jesus' Name"(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great mission, passionate employees(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "At times, this leads to unsustainable commitment on the part ministry(in 18 reviews)

  • "Growing pains due to rapid acceleration from child sponsorship acquisitions(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Place to Work

      Nov 22, 2021 - Project Manager 
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      Pros

      -Incredible benefits -Competitive pay -Great mission -Christian culture

      Cons

      -Lots of growing pains. Lots of strategic changes happening from leadership resulting in reorganization. With that being said, I believe Compassion's best days are ahead of us. This reorg is needed to get us there.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Wonderful organization!

      May 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Such a great mission, work culture is extremely positive motivating

      Cons

      Would like to see more professional development opportunities for internal employees.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Ministry

      Apr 26, 2021 - Director of Operations in Colorado Springs, CO
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      Pros

      Great mission, passionate employees. Good work/life balance.

      Cons

      I can't think of any.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Operations

      Jan 27, 2021 - Marketing Intern 
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      Pros

      Great environment! Great mission! Incredible internship with so many opportunities.

      Cons

      None, I️ had an incredible expereince

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      Thank you so much for sharing! We are so glad that you enjoyed your internship.

    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Growing and exciting future ahead

      Jan 21, 2021 - Digital Marketing Strategist in London, ON
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      Pros

      Getting to be a very digital non-profit. Great mission, very engaged staff

      Cons

      A large organization can feel far from the great work internationally

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      Compassion International

      Thank you for sharing! We too are so excited for the future ahead!

    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing organization that cares for employees

      Nov 22, 2020 - IT Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO
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      Pros

      Great mission with a purpose

      Cons

      Salaries can be slightly below comparable jobs. But as a non-profit, they compensate very well

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great mission

      Nov 30, 2020 - Communications in Colorado Springs, CO
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      Pros

      Great mission and growth is happening

      Cons

      Lack of clear, force ranked priorities and strategy.

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      Thank you for sharing your thoughts. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any additional questions or concerns.

    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great opportunity to serve with a purpose

      Feb 11, 2019 -  
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      Pros

      Great Mission everybody marches in the same direction good salary great benefits

      Cons

      It was disappointing to find out that my manager was more concerned about the fact that she would look bad rather than embrace a new employee who has ideas to save the ministry money which of course is all donation-based.

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee

      IT Management

      Feb 13, 2018 - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
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      Pros

      Great mission and benefits for a non-profit

      Cons

      Unethical behavior by IT leadership. Several management members in place , making decisions, without any or very little relative experience.

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Hypocrisy in Senior Leadership

      Sep 9, 2017 - Director 
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      Pros

      Great mission and the staff in their international field offices are A+

      Cons

      Leadership at the Global Ministry Center in Colorado Springs, especially in the HR, Legal, and Global Leadership Office are "empty suits" with little integrity.

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