Kiwanis Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback

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Kiwanis International ( ki-WAH-nis) is an international service club founded in 1915 in Detroit, Michigan. It is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, and is found in more than 80 nations and geographic areas. Since 1987, the organization also accepts women as members. Membership in Kiwanis and its family of clubs is more than 600,000 members. Each year, Kiwanis clubs raise more t


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Key Club Vice President (Former Employee) says

"Great organization. Ability to travel and do charity to help others and the communities around you. Helps the homeless and not feel abandoned but warmth and gratitude of love.great charity events were created."

Director of Corporate Relations (Former Employee) says

"liked working for an organization that has a mission to Serve the CHildren of the World. Service clubs are dying out so organizaiton is becoming less relevant."

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"I worked at Kiwanis full-time for more than a year Cons: staff is not helpful. bosses are disresoectful"


"I worked at Kiwanis Cons: Lots of heavy lifting, very low pay, the people are not very cheery (except for some volunteers), and the says feel long"


"I worked at Kiwanis Cons: Politics/entitlement of volunteer leadership; service organizations must evolve in the face of economic downturn and changing generational attitudes around service; everybody wears multiple hats"

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"I worked at Kiwanis full-time Cons: Membership is continuing to go down, which will hurt the organization in the long run. Spent money in areas that was a complete waste."

Non-Management says

"I have been working at Kiwanis Cons: Non-management pay seems low even for a nonprofit; if you don't get the compensation you really want coming in the door, do not expect to make up for it quickly with raises; membership service organizations are decreasing in size so there is worry about how far membership will drop before right-sizing is needed; departmental silos exist; low morale in some departments; parking lot crime on the rise in the immediate area."

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"I have been working at Kiwanis full-time for more than 3 years Cons: It's unclear what's the direction of the organization"