Employee Benefits & Discounts
Employee Benefits & Discounts

At the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette we are pleased to offer comprehensive, competitive benefits to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. From Y Membership’s to healthcare, our aim is to help employees enjoy happy and healthy lifestyles, while maintaining a good work-life balance. Below you will find a brief description of our benefit and discount offerings. For detailed information please refer to information listed on the Employee Portlal and Compli.

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Y Membership (Individual & Family)
Y Program Discounts
Medical Benefits
Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance
Retirement Plan
403(b)
Wellness Programs
Flexible Spending Account
Holiday Pay
Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Time Off
Benevolent Fund
Flexible Schedules
Career Development
Supplemental Discounts (10 – 50%)
Employee Referral Program
Pre-paid Legal Services
Employee Assistance Program
Aflac Plans
YMCA Chaplains

Y Membership (Individual & Family)

New Employees receive a free individual membership and upon completion of required trainings will receive a free family membership.

Y Program Discounts

The YMCA offers discounts to employees on YMCA programs including summer camps, enrichment classes, youth sports and childcare.

Medical Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vison)

The YMCA provides 2 comprehensive medical plan offerings for full time employees (40 hrs./week), Providence and Kaiser, which includes dental and vision coverage. Part Time Plus employees (30 hrs./week) are offered a comprehensive HSA Providence medical plan.

Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance

Basic Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long Term Disability insurance is automatically paid for on all Full Time employees.

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Retirement Plan

One of the primary benefits of working for the Y is that you can build your savings with the YMCA Retirement Fund. Once eligible (after 2 yrs. of employment, completion of 1000 hrs. or more per year and must be 21 years old) employees will automatically receive a contribution of 8% of their annual gross income from the YMCA.

403(b)

On your first day of employment with the Y you are eligible to enroll in a 403 (b).This is a tax deferred account and your money is invested in a variety of vehicles, including stocks and bonds to ensure future growth.

Wellness Programs

The YMCA offers employees the opportunity to participate and benefit from many wellness programs and initiatives that help build a healthy spirit, mind and body.

Flexible Spending Account

Full time employees are eligible to participate in Flexible Spending accounts by setting aside pre-tax dollars to pay for certain medical and child care expenses.

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Holiday Pay

Full time employees receive 7 paid holidays per year.

Tuition Reimbursement

The YMCA offers opportunities for tuition assistance for current active employees who are seeking their undergraduate degree and have met certain criteria.

Paid Time Off

Every employee in the YMCA has the opportunity to accrue paid time off based on hours worked and years of service.

Benevolent Fund

The purpose of the fund is to assist an employee in need as a result of an unforeseen event, such as illness, accident, death disaster or other crisis.

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Flexible Schedules

Many YMCA of Columbia-Willamette sites offer flexible work schedules which integrates with school schedules and other commitments.

Career Development

Career development is very important to the YMCA and we offer various training and leadership development opportunities to YMCA employees.

Supplemental Discounts (10 – 50%)

YMCA employees are eligible for discounts on cell phone plans, computer equipment, car insurance, renters insurance and more.

Employee Referral Program

Refer a friend to work for the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette and if they are hired you may earn a total of $250.00.

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Employee Assistance Program

EAP is a professional counseling and referral services designed to help employees with personal, family and job issues. It’s free, voluntary and strictly confidential.

Aflac Plans

YMCA employees are eligible to enroll in supplemental benefits offered by Aflac that include Accident Insurance, Short Term Disability, Dental and Cancer Plans.

YMCA Chaplains

We have several Chaplains within our organization that are available to meet with employees on an as needed basis.
Bob Reichen, VP Mission Advancement/Chaplain 503.221.5336
Curtis Young, Mission Advancement/Chaplain (YMCA Camp Collins) 503.663.5813
Bruce Feathers, Mission Advancement/Chaplain (Beaverton Hoop YMCA) 503.608.3119
Roger Button, Mission Advancement/Chaplain (Clark County Family YMCA) 360.258.3823

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