Human Resources Information
COPE Community Services, Inc. (COPE) Human Resources (HR) Department coordinates employee care from job inquiries, applications, new hire processing, benefits, payroll, training and development, and ongoing staff needs. The HR team wishes to help in any way possible. The goal is to provide the best customer service possible to both the community and to staff. COPE considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
Typical COPE Employee
COPE employees are people who want to make a positive difference in the lives of others. COPE is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and consistently hires bilingual and bicultural employees in every area of the company. With a variety of services offered, COPE is interested in individuals with a wide range of clinical and behavioral health backgrounds and training. COPE also welcomes recent college graduates.
COPE offers a comprehensive benefits package to help meet the needs of employees. Options range from health, dental, and vision insurance to retirement and flexible spending accounts. COPE strives to offer its employees the resources needed to continuously provide protection for employees and their families.
COPE offers a range of health benefits for employees to choose from, including coverage for preventive care; medical services; prescription drugs; vision, dental and, mental health services; and substance abuse treatment. COPE offers the following types of benefits for employees who work 30+ hours per week:
- Health Net medical insurance
- Assurant dental insurance
- Assurant/VSP network vision insurance
- AFLAC supplemental plans
- Flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care spending)
- MetLife Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
Following are additional insurances for employees who work 30+ hours per week (at no cost to employees):
- MetLife short term/long term disability
- MetLife life and accidental death and dismemberment
- Holman Frazier Employee Assistance Program (all employees)
Vacations & Holidays
Vacations & Holidays
At COPE it is important that employees are able to balance their work lives with their family and personal lives. Employees accrue personal time off (PTO) from the date of hire, usable after six (6) months of employment. Employees earn between 18 and 25 PTO days per year, depending on length of employment. Eligible employees receive eleven (11) paid holidays per calendar year, one of which is a floating holiday available anytime with supervisor approval. Paid holidays include:
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Presidents’ Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Veterans Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day after Thanksgiving
- Christmas Day
- Floating holiday (employee’s choice)
Retirement Plan 403(b)
COPE Retirement Plan/403(b)
COPE’S retirement plan uses Nationwide for employees’ 403(b) investments. Eligible employees are automatically enrolled in COPE’s 403(b) retirement plan to encourage saving (employees can opt out). Employees may contribute a percentage of their biweekly earnings to the plan from date of hire. After one year of service, COPE may contribute to the employee’s retirement plan, making savings grow even faster. Employees are 100% vested from date of hire.
COPE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We do not discriminate in hiring or in any other term, condition, or privilege of employment with regards to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, or any status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants and employees be given equal opportunity and that hiring and other employment-related decisions are based on job-related factors.