If you've read some of the bios on our site, you already know that we've got some great people working in our offices in New York City and Portland, Oregon. We are a nimble and entrepreneurial organization, deeply committed to our mission, and we try to hire kind and interesting people.
Our goal is for our offices, policies, and benefits to be reflective of our values, and of how all of us would like to be treated. Our overall approach is based on extending as much trust, choice, and flexibility as possible to each person in our staff.
In addition to good coffee, snacks, and the occasional BBQ on our deck in Portland, or ping pong game in New York, we're happy to offer the following benefits to staff who work 24 hours a week or more after their first three months working with us:
1st year: 20 days
1 year - 5 years: 25 days
6th year +: 30 days
10 paid holidays a year.
Two-month Sabbatical program (in addition to regular vacation) every 7 years. Staff may use this time in any way they wish to refresh and recharge.
Taken as necessary.
12 weeks of fully paid leave for new birth moms, and 4 weeks for new dads. We also have a generous leave program for adoptive parents, and an allowance for emergency childcare (up to $500).
Short and Long-Term Disability coverage
Short-term and long-term disability insurance is paid by Idealist, and staff are covered at 100% for the first 12 weeks, and 60% pay for the remaining time (up to age 65).
Nominal 5% staff contribution. Premiums for dependent children are covered at 100%, and partners at 50%.
Dental and Vision Insurance
Fully paid for staff and dependents, partners at 50%.
Health Reimbursement Account
Employer-funded HRA with $1000 per benefit year to help with costs such as co-pays, prescription drugs and out-of-network services that are not covered by insurance
Employer paid Life insurance.
Employee Assistance Plan
Employer paid service provides staff and immediate family members 24 hour (live phone or online) access to resources, referrals and completely confidential short-term counseling.
401K plan (both Roth and traditional) that includes the following Idealist match of staff contributions:
3% of annual salary in the first year
5% after 1 year of employment
7% at 3 years
10% at 7 years.
The plan includes immediate vesting of all contributions and quarterly deposits of the employer match.
Learning and Wellness reimbursement program 50% match of expenses up to $500 for each category per calendar year. Learning includes general interest or academic courses or workshops not related to work. Wellness includes gym memberships, fitness classes, equipment and holistic health treatments.
Work-related Training/Workshops/Conference and Materials. We encourage staff to seek out trainings, conferences and courses that they feel would benefit their work, broaden their contacts, and spark connections with other individuals or organizations.