"Good for experience clients referred to program that could be used at later employment, however, working for management in this company was one of the worse experiences of my career."
What do you like about working at Youth Advocate Programs?
"The trainings and experience provided to build my resume."
Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?
"Get the experience you need and get out. If not you might be stuck with empty promises and in the same position for the rest of your life. Don't believe that you can become promoted if you work hard, because you'll end up working more than anyone, while they leave around half the day and come in late everyday.. Just my experience..."
What don't you like about working at Youth Advocate Programs?
"When I worked at my office, it was not team oriented. The Director piled all the work on others, with out training or explaining certain things. Office staff would tried to come up with new ideas, plans, and ways to execute them, but the Director was not opened to suggestions. Employee's college education did not seem important to employment. It felt like the management with in the office felt intimidated by others within the office staff because of their educational background. If you take a good look at the employees who worked for the Director almost all of them quit. There has to be a reason that they quit. Did no one ever realize how many program coordinators or assessment coordinators or assistant directors left the organization There is something wrong with the picture if the Director went through many office employees, yet she's still thereAlso, there were possible grievances, however, Director over looked them, due to favoritism."
What suggestions do you have for management?
"Hire and train staff to do specific job requirements for the position hired. Upper management needs to look closer to who is running the programs because there are many things that should not happen to employees or"
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