- Crossroads Turning Points, Inc18.Apr 2017
Work life balance is not exactly what they claim. I often worked 60+ hours per week.
Support from management
My Supervisor, the Executive Director, was very supportive. Our CEO was less supportive and a person often has to jump through hoops to get support on a project.
During my time there we had a cohesive supportive work team at the Director level.
Freedom to work independently
You are trusted to work independently but also to complete projects on a timely basis.
I was included on most information except the CEO's office. When major purchases were made we sometimes didn't find out until tax time.
Career development is encouraged for the counseling staff, however the administrative staff has to fight for every bit of training and it has to go through a ridiculous process to be approved. It often takes over a year to get the most minor training.
Overall compensation for your work
I was highly underpaid for the amount of work that was expected of me. A male was hired to replace me and was immediately hired for a significantly higher salary and less job responsibility. I found this to be insulting.
Office / Work Environment
Our offices were dated and we did not have air conditioning. This caused people to become cranky when the summer's in southern Colorado are well over 100 degrees daily.
A great deal of pressure to work additional hours. If you are only working a 50 hour work week they want you to do more. (That includes your mandatory one hour unpaid break.) you have to be on campus a minimum of 50 hours.
I was extremely proud of the work that Crossroads' does in the community and the proactive and positive attitude of the Executive Director.
It is fairly stable for all jobs that are not grant funded.
It is not accessible for people with physical handicaps and accommodations were not made at the administrative office.
Yes they do compliance training but sadly the office itself has numerous safety issues and I did not feel safe working in that building. Had there been a fire, most of us in accounting would not have been able to get out.
The work was fun and challenging.
Inclusive / Diverse
Everyone in the administrative office enjoyed a diverse and accepted workplace as well as a constant sharing of ideas.
Suggestions for improvement
- Most of the people I worked with give 110% daily. It is an awesome staff. The CEO should retire so that Crossroads' can do what it needs to do in the community in a better way.
What I like about the company
Employee camaraderie is great because the executive director does a great job putting together teams that he is working with, that work really well together. Also most of the staff are really passionate about the work they do in the community and are very involved in community events on their own free time.
What I dislike about the company
The CEO does not value the staff, exercises favoritism in the most ridiculous and unprofessional manner, and makes people highly stressed out. He gets involved in every employees work-path including the maintenance crew and micromanages every single employee. He does not focus on the big picture, or the things that would improve employee retention, or improve the health of our clients. This is primarily why I left.
The following benefits were offered to me
- CompanyCrossroads Turning Points, Inc
- Are you a Current or Former Employee?Former job since 2016
- PositionC-Suite / Leadership