The Volunteer Center Reviews

Updated 13 Feb 2019

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  1. "Wonderful"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    I worked at The Volunteer Center full-time

    Pros

    The staff is friendly and the opportunity to serve is amazing

    Cons

    The only con is that I had to move

  2. "Marketing Contractor"

    3.0
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    Contractor in Belle Vrn Br, PA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at The Volunteer Center

    Pros

    Fun and creative place to learn and grow. Ability to interface with multiple areas of agency.

    Cons

    Leadership still a top down approach. Favorite system of selection of positions.

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  3. "Americorps family navigator"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - AmeriCorps Family Navigator 
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at The Volunteer Center for more than a year

    Pros

    The people and environment are outstanding. The experience is exceptional and life changing.

    Cons

    The stipend does not stretch the way it needs to.

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  4. "great"

    5.0
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    I worked at The Volunteer Center

    Pros

    great opportunity for students to learn about tax

    Cons

    working environment should be improved

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  5. "Intern"

    5.0
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    Intern in Portsmouth, NH
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    I have been working at The Volunteer Center

    Pros

    Positive environment, a feeling of contributing to the community, helpful, management wants you to succeed in life, providing a resume at the end of the internship

    Cons

    Unpaid, no feeling of an opportunity to advance

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  6. "Eye-opening"

    2.0
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    I have been working at The Volunteer Center

    Pros

    Great overview of what's going on across the sector in this geography

    Cons

    Not really accomplishing the mission, as staffing is inadequate, and focus is on fund-raising and grants, not connecting volunteers with satisfying and meaningful opportunities.

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