Worker (Former Employee) – London, ON – 1 December 2018
The mandate of Teen Challenge is to provide a safe haven for recovering addicts for up to one year. There are caring staff who do go the extra mile to help. However, the management are not educated or eqipped enough to run Teen Challenge. Individuals are in positions that they are not qualified to be in.
Too much staff turn around prevents clientele from properly moving forward, as there is a definite lack of consistency in the program.
Janitorial Supervisor (Former Employee) – London, ON – 6 June 2016
I highly recommend teen challenge!A very well rounded and enjoyable experience!I loved working there. I really felt that the experience taught me leadership skills and helped me grow in confidence. I was able to really discover and develop my talents and skills which includes leadership and encouragement!
Cook Assistant (Former Employee) – Aurora, ON – 28 August 2015
I started of by helping assist the kitchen manager with the prep for the meals. I learned alot about food handling various types of food. I learned how to be a responsible team leader. The hardest part would have been working in a fast pace when under alot of pressure. The most enjoyable is having interacted with different co-workers and their personality.
OUTREACH INTERN (Former Employee) – London – 7 September 2014
Teen Challenge was an awesome place to work because of the people and what i did as a job on a daily basis was quiet incredible I got the opportunity to call people and book outreach's and then lead the speaking teams that went to the outreach's I also dealt with alot of data entry
Student Life Manager (Former Employee) – Brandon, MB – 2 October 2013
A typical day would be booking doctor, dentist or lawyer appointments for the residents. I took care of petty cash and student bank. Was in charge of all the vehicle and house maintenance. Attended to all resident needs. I have learned patience and how to deal with stressful situations. My relationship with management and my co-workers was amazing. We were very much a team and we supported and had each others back in every situation. We all worked very well together. The hardest part of the day was being on call 24 hours a day in a very stressful job setting. Seeing the residents grow and change from the first day they came into the Teen Challenge Program to the day that they graduate a year later is the most enjoyable part of the job. Just knowing that I had a small part in that brought me so much happiness.