Nonprofit Pay: Low Wages Beget High Turnover
Nearly one-fifth of the privately employed workforce in New York is paid by nonprofit organizations, many of which are carrying out vital human services for the state and city governments. But the quality of that sector is stifled by low wages, according to two executives for The Children’s Village, a large provider of child welfare and juvenile justice services in New York City.
Social Workers Merit a Higher Value in Society and on Paychecks
March has been National Social Worker Month in this country. I often wonder how unbearable life would be without the skill, commitment, tenacity and hard work of social workers, a position embedded in so many essential activities of our society.