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GEO Benefits Summary:

GEO is committed to offering rich and comprehensive benefits to support the wellbeing of our staff.

Employees who work 30 or more hours are eligible for the following benefits:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

Employees who work at least 30 hours/week and their legal spouses, domestic partners, and dependent children are all eligible for our medical, dental and vision coverage. Our medical insurance includes virtual visits, mental health services, and more. GEO covers the cost of medical premiums insurance at 100%.

403(b) Retirement Benefits

All full-time employees are eligible for a 403(b)-retirement plan.  Employees are immediately eligible to make voluntary contributions to the plan. On the first of the month, following six months of employment, GEO will contribute 7% of an employee’s compensation to the employee’s account.


GEO provides Paid Parental Leave, after a year of employment; Fifteen days (15) paid annual/vacation, increasing to twenty (20) days after a year of employment; Twelve days (12) paid wellness (sick) leave.


GEO recognizes most federal holidays including New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous’ People’s Day, Thanksgiving (and the day after) and closed one week in the summer months for a summer break and the last two weeks in December for a holiday winter break. We also provide two “floating holidays” per year.


After 30 days of employment, employees are eligible for Smart Benefits/Parking Reimbursement up to $100 per month.

Wellness Benefit

Yoga classes, Pilates, art therapy, race registrations, gym memberships, therapy sessions, massages, nutrition counseling, personal trainer and fitness gadgets and equipment up to $75 per month, eligible after 30 days of employment. Onsite gym access is available.

Professional Development

GEO offers a professional development stipend annually for staff to meet organization-wide goals as well as funds for external training opportunities.

Additional Benefits

Additional benefits include life, accidental death and dismemberment, As well as short & long-term disability insurance for all employees. We also offer a pre-tax metro/qualified parking. All GEO staff have access to a state-of-the-art gym and locker room on site for no additional cost.

GEO’s benefit offerings may change from time to time. Candidates selected for positions will be provided a summary of benefits in effect at time of application. 

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is an equal opportunity employer. GEO is committed to equal employment opportunities in recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation and disciplinary action with regard to the terms and conditions of employment. GEO does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation or any other legally protected characteristic.

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