Lutheran Social Services of New York Reviews

Updated 19 Jan 2021

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2.9
49%
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Lutheran Social Services of New York CEO Damyn Kelly
Damyn Kelly
5 Ratings
  1. "Great place to start"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fingerprint Technician in New York, NY

    I have been working at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time

    Pros

    Salary, benefits. Co workers and hours

    Cons

    Pay is not the greatest

  2. "Fine"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Case Manager 

    I worked at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time

    Pros

    coworkers, competitive pay, some opportunity to grow

    Cons

    depend on funder requirements that can be ridiculous


  3. "Good place to work, until you need a day off!!!"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Youth Care Worker in Bronx, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work is easy, the kids are great!!

    Cons

    Not flexible when you need to switch schedule, but they want you to be flexible and fill all shifts.

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  4. "Made me almost change my career path"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Case Planner 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Training opportunities Not being micro managed

    Cons

    Work life balance Lack of managerial support Lack of staff appreciation

  5. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time

    Pros

    Management was great to work with

    Cons

    Pay was somewhat low could be better

  6. Helpful (1)

    "DISGUSTING MANAGEMENT"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Case Planner in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The work allows you to flex your work schedule

    Cons

    The executive director is the most HORRIBLE , RUDE , narcissistic, disrespectful, SAD , awful person you will meet at the company. They need to fire her. She's so curly to her good employees. If you don't kiss up to her she makes your life hell. THE COMPNY HAS A HIGH TURN OVER RATE BECAUSE OF HER AND THE DIRECTOR OF FOSTER CARE. THEY ARE BOTH SICK WOMEN TO WORK UNDER

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  7. "Happy"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time

    Pros

    Room for growth within the company

    Cons

    Not always support from leadership

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Dysfunctional management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Case Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Clients made the work worth it.

    Cons

    Management isn't interested in the employees.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "I like LSSNY"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company with a wide range of services that help many vulnerable populations across New York City. Feels good to be apart of a company that helps the community.

    Cons

    The pay rate is average.

  10. "Teacher's Aide"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lutheran Social Services of New York full-time

    Pros

    Security of Position, full time positions for teachers and aides

    Cons

    long hours, open until 6pm

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