Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri not only provides competitive salaries for its employees, the agency also provides a wide assortment of benefits. These benefits help reduce risk for employees should they experience health or long term medical problems, provide retirement income, help balance work and life, and appreciate and reward great work.

Medical & Dental Insurance

The agency pays 100% of the health & dental insurance premium for all employees. Additional coverage, paid for by the employee, is available to spouses and dependents.

Life Insurance

A life insurance policy is purchased by the agency for each employee.

Short Term & Long Term Disability

After three months of employment, each employee is provided with Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance.   Employees are also eligible to purchase supplemental insurance plans (at employees expense) 


The agency matches up to 3% of an employee's contribution to the 401k plan. Employees may participate in the agency plan after 1 year and 1,000 hours of employment.

Work/Life Benefits

Big Brothers Big Sisters expects its staff to be committed to the highest standards and be willing to go far beyond what is typically expected to meet the needs of our children, families and volunteers. In turn, Big Brothers Big Sisters' Leadership believe that the agency must do its very best to take care of its committed and talented staff. The following is a list of some of our Work/Life benefits.  

Time Benefits

Vacation Days
Sick Days
Personal Days
10 Calendar Holidays
Birthday Holiday                                                                                               
Funeral Leave
Flexible Schedules, when possible

Peace of Mind Benefits

Covered and Secure Parking
Business Casual and Casual Dress Code, including the ability to wear jeans and agency branding t-shirts and sweatshirts!

Sample of 'Everchanging' Fun Benefits

Staff Halloween Party, Picnics in the Park, Potluck lunches, Sporting event & Concert tickets, Movie matinees, Bowling & Staff Variety Show

Other Benefits

Mileage Reimbursement
Bringing baby to work, up until the baby is six months old

(Pictured at top are St. Louis staff member Meg Bianco and her daughter, Nora. Bianco appreciates the ability to bring Nora to work. In the bottom photo, Cape Girardeau staff member Bethany Beggs works on a gingerbread house during the agency annual holiday party.)