The Village Named Top Workplace for Third Year in a Row

Saturday, December 28, 2013

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September 2013

The Village has been selected as one of The Hartford Courant and FOXCT Top Workplaces, one of only four social service agencies selected, and one of only 20 employers to receive the award three consecutive years.
“We are grateful for all that our employees do to fulfill our mission,” said Turkessa Antrum, vice president of human resources. “We remain committed to working on initiatives that create a positive work environment here at The Village.”
The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.
What employees say
Some of the comments provided by employees include:
“I feel that I contribute to the health and well-being of children and families affected by behavioral health and other related issues.”
“I get to work with children and families that value the support and feel that I am contributing. I enjoy my colleagues and their empathy for their clients.”
“It is something that I love to do, I work with great people, and it is flexible for me.”
“Senior managers treat The Village as if it was their own family. They own their decisions and policies, and live by the standards that they set forth for employees.”
“Strong organization with upward growth and strong vision.”

About The Village: For more than 200 years, The Village for Families & Children has been working to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children. We fulfill this mission by providing a full range of children’s behavioral health treatment, foster care and adoption, and community support services for children and their families in the Greater Hartford region. For more information, visit www.villageforchildren.org or call 860-236-4511.