Catholic Charities

Benefits Summary

Benefit Eligibility: Policies, provisions and procedures that govern the Agency's benefit program apply to all regular full-time and part-time employees with a regular work schedule of 20 hours or more per work week, whether exempt or non-exempt, unless otherwise stated in a particular benefit plan. Benefits, not including Oregon Sick Time and Retirement benefits, do not apply to employees with a regular work schedule of less than 20 hours per week, temporary or on-call employees.

Vacation Pay

  • Standard: 2 weeks of paid vacation; accrue approximately 33hours/pay period; 6.66 hours/month.
    • Prior non-profit/educational work experience of at least two years will qualify for 3 weeks of paid vacation; accrue approximately 5 hours/pay period; 10hours/month.
  • 240 hour cap on accrued vacation time.

Sick Pay

  • Accrue paid sick time at rate of 8 hours per month.
  • 480 hour cap on accrued sick time.

Personal Days

  • Each calendar year, employees may use up to 2 days of unused sick leave as personal holidays.

Holiday Pay

  • The Agency observes 13 holidays per calendar year; paid days.

Health Insurance

The benefit plan year is July 1st through June 30th. Eligible employees have the ability to have employee- only medical/dental/vision paid in full by the Agency.

  • Medical: 5 different plan options.
  • Dental/Vision: 3 dental plans; RETA/VSP.
  • Life / AD&D: Agency provides $25,000 of basic life insurance for eligible employees.
  • Additional Life/AD&D: Employees have the option of purchasing additional life insurance coverage for themselves and spouse.
  • Long Term Disability: Agency provides basic LTD coverage, 50% of monthly gross wages, with a maximum monthly benefit of$4000.
  • Additional LTD: Employees have the option of purchasing additional LTD coverage for themselves.
  • Short Term Disability: Employees have the option to purchase STD coverage for themselves. Coverage provides up to 60% of weekly wages to a maximum of $500/week; cost of monthly premium is dependent on duration of waiting period selected (14-day, 30-day,or44-day).
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account: Contribute up to $2,750 per plan year on a pre-tax basis; entire contribution is available at the beginning of the plan
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account: Contribute up to $10,500 per year on a pre-tax basis ($5,250ifmarried&filingseparatetaxreturns).Funds are only available as deposited into FSA.

403b Retirement Plan

  • All employees (temporary, part-time, or full-time) are eligible to participate in the salary deferral component of the retirement plan.
  • Employees are eligible for the employer match and the employer discretionary contribution after working for Catholic Charities for at least 12 months, and have worked at least 300 hours during that 12-monthperiod*
    • *The 12-month waiting period will be waived for employees who have worked for a prior 501c3 employer for at least 12 consecutive
  • Employer match schedule:

Length of Service Employer Match

  • 1+ years (Agency or other previous nonprofit experience) 1% of gross wages
  • 5-10 years (Agency experience exclusively) 5% of gross wages
  • 10+ years (Agency experience exclusively) 2% of gross wages

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • The EAP is a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL benefit that can assist you and your eligible family members with any personal problems, large or small. Our EAP is with Canopy and they can assist in areas such as: face-to-face counseling, 24-hour crisis line support, text & instant messaging; work/family/life balance in areas such as childcare/eldercare services, and identity theft services; legal consultations and mediation; financial coaching; pet insurance discounts; wellbeing toolkits; and overall self-care and wellness resources. Crisis counselors are available 24 / 7 / 365.

Employee Financial Wellness Program

Catholic Charities has partnered with Save First Financial Wellness to provide the Employee Financial Wellness Program benefit - this includes assistance such as financial coaching and education, and emergency financial assistance.

Technology Support Stipend

Benefit-eligible staff will receive a $40/month stipend to provide assistance with technology related needs and personal expenses related to alternative working arrangements*.

  • The monthly stipend will be included in each semi-monthly payroll, payable at $20.00 each payroll, and is considered taxable income. Employees on average will net approximately $30.00
  • No need to submit receipts for the
  • Non-benefit eligible employees will be considered on a case by case basis, dependent on position need for this
  • As technology and business needs continue to evolve, this stipend benefit may be re-evaluated and amended at a future time.
  • * The stipend is to assist in subsidizing personal expenses related to: cell phone expense, assistance for increased personal internet use, purchasing of items for home office arrangements, etc.

Discounted Childcare Benefit

Catholic Charities has partnered with Grandma's Place to offer 50% off childcare at either of their locations:

o Rose Quarter: 1730 N. Flint St., Portland 97227

o Powell Blvd: 2740 and 2706 SE Powell Blvd. (base of our building)


Free parking is available in the lot, as well as street parking. Parking in the CFC building garage is available on a rotation schedule.

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