Pine Cove Reviews

Updated 23 Dec 2020

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4.6
91%
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47 Ratings
Pros
  • "True life transformations happens here not only for the campers but staff as well(in 10 reviews)

  • "FUN, great community, great leadership, an opportunity to grow(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not great pay, long hours but it's still a fun summer job(in 8 reviews)

  • "low pay(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Best Job I’ve Ever Had"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Camp Counselor in Tyler, TX

    I worked at Pine Cove full-time

    Pros

    Great staff Fun Environment Rewarding Moments

    Cons

    Long Days Low Pay Compensation

  2. "counselor!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Counselor 
    Recommends

    I worked at Pine Cove part-time

    Pros

    great. really get to be hands-on and a leader.

    Cons

    low pay, but was expected.


  3. "Fantastic"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Site Director in Waco, TX

    I worked at Pine Cove full-time

    Pros

    They love the gospel and it drips into everything they do. With campers and staff in mind, they run hard as an organization do do things with excellence and find new/better ways to improve.

    Cons

    It can be a long or hard work schedule even if not working specifically at a camp, but the rewards are encouraging

  4. "Working at Pine Cove"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Counselor in Columbus, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pine Cove part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great company culture, management wants you to succeed, and can be very fulfilling.

    Cons

    It can be really easy to have burnout. You only get around 24 hours a week off and can sometimes be less than that.

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  5. "Great Organization"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Director of Details 

    I worked at Pine Cove part-time

    Pros

    Really great organization - the leadership really cares about the staff, top to bottom

    Cons

    Hard working hours for summer staff

  6. "So fun"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Women's Director in Tyler, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pine Cove full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Such an encouraging and fun place to work!

    Cons

    I don’t have any cons. I would recommend this job to anyone.

  7. "Great experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Counselor 

    I worked at Pine Cove part-time

    Pros

    I loved working at Pine Cove. The leadership was incredible and they stay true to their mission. So much growth.

    Cons

    I really loved working for Pine Cove.

  8. "Excellent Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Counselor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pine Cove part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, truly values staff

    Cons

    Long hours but very enjoyable

  9. "Incredible place to work."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cullman, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pine Cove full-time

    Pros

    Meet incredible people, learn many invaluable life lessons.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say about Pine Cove.

  10. COVID-19

    "Great culture but some mistakes"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Counselor in Tyler, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pine Cove full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people you work with will be awesome.

    Cons

    Their response to a COVID-19 breakout was handled very poorly. Refusing to test some campers and counselors that should have been tested likely to make their covid numbers not as bad.

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