Employee Benefits

Lighthouse Guild’s benefits program acknowledges the care that our employees put into their jobs every day. The program provides benefits, tools, resources and services to help employees at work, and in their lives outside of work. Lighthouse Guild is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. Benefits include:

Flexible Benefits

As life changes, so do the benefit needs of our employees. At Lighthouse Guild, employees are able to choose the plans that best fit their needs. Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement Plans

Lighthouse Guild provides a Retirement Savings Plan that offers a variety of investment options to help employees save for the future. Employees are eligible for a base contribution from Lighthouse Guild, and, in addition, Lighthouse Guild will match voluntary employee contributions up to a set limit.

Holidays and Vacation

In addition to 12 paid holidays every year, employees are eligible for vacation time based on their job classification and length of service. We’ve been recognized by GlassDoor as one of the 25 Highest Rated Companies for Vacation & Paid Time Off.

Sick Leave

Sick leave allows employees to receive their regular salary for a period of time if an illness or injury prevents them from working.

Tuition Reimbursement

The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at Lighthouse Guild. The program offers reimbursement to eligible employees for certificates, undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, laboratory fees, registration fees, and professional license exam fees up to $12,500 per calendar year for full-time employees, and up to $6,250 per year for part-time employees working at least 18.75 hours per week.

Commuter Spending Account Program

This program provides a tax-advantaged way for employees to pay for their eligible transportation and parking expenses related to their commute to and from work.

Work/Life Initiatives

These innovative programs and services help employees navigate the challenges involved in managing work and personal commitments:

  • Backup Child Care (at childcare centers or in-home, including mildly ill children)
  • Backup Adult/Elder Care (in-home only)
  • Lactation Rooms
  • Life Care Resource & Referral Service
  • Nanny Resource Website
  • Adoption Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (short-term counseling and referrals)
  • Carpool Matching
  • Edu Profile (information about New York City schools)
  • Work/Life Seminars
  • Flexible Work Arrangements, including flextime, telecommuting, compressed work weeks, job shares or part-time work, may also be available if appropriate to your position.

Employee Wellness Program

Designed to support the health and well-being of employees and their families, Employee Wellness includes programs related to exercise and fitness, weight and nutrition, cancer screening services, and tobacco cessation.

Employee Discounts

These discounts help our employees save on health and wellness, family fun and entertainment, shopping and dining, travel, and consumer technology products.

Continuous Growth & Development

The Learning and Organization Development (L&OD) Department offers a variety of staff, management, and leadership development programs to enhance skills at all levels, providing a challenging and safe learning environment to support employees in meeting adaptive challenges, applying innovation, and managing change. Development programs for individuals are available to entire workgroups, departments, or individual employees based on developmental needs.

L&OD provides Lighthouse Guild employees with insights into the practice of leadership via our Leadership Development Learning Series, which is a combination of academic talks, practical wisdom, and the sharing of personal leadership experiences.