American Red Cross

www.redcross.org

40%

say women are treated fairly
and equally to men

60%

would recommend
to other women

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Lady Fairlady

Community Management

At the local chapter levels The American Red Cross is heavily female managed. Men are present at various tiers of the organization. Regardless of your position in the organization it is 24/7 job-- employees take turn being on call every few weeks to respond to local disasters. You must be available to respond to larger scale local disasters too. The Red Cross prepares you in the fact that they recommend certain plans for you and your family and their safety in case of a large scale event in which you must also respond/work. This review is made in reference to paid work at the American Red Cross (versus a volunteer position).

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Lady Firefly

Director of Major Gifts

Fund Development

There are women at top levels (and all levels) of the organization. However, there is no consistency of flexibility for women with families across the country. This is done by manager, rather than a policy. Some women have great flexibility to work from home, or have an alternative schedule for caring for kids. Others are not so lucky and are expected to work more without the flexibility. Additionally, there is no paid maternity leave, which has influenced my decision to have children right now financially.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomist

Special Collections

If you have good support at home this job is doable but not for single moms. Hours are all over the place, point system doesnt allow for kids gettong sick, overnight staus can be 3 nights/4 days. Hectic and draining work.

Crowdsourced Employer Benefits
  • Median / Consensus

  • PTO / Vacation Allowance (weeks)

    2

    • PTO / Vacation Allowance (weeks)
  • Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)

    0

    • Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
  • Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)

    6

    • Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
  • Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)

    ?

    • Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)

Flextime, Healthcare, On-Site Childcare, 401k and more...

How do women feel about working at American Red Cross? 40% think they are treated fairly and equally to men. 60% would recommend American Red Cross to other women, and women have a job satisfaction rating of 3.4 out of 5. What are the benefits at American Red Cross? American Red Cross offers 0 weeks of paid maternity leave, 6 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, healthcare, 401-k matching. These benefits are based on tips anonymously submitted by American Red Cross employees.

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