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Children’s Law Center (CLC) values our employees by offering competitive benefits that support employee health and work-life balance. An overview of CLC’s comprehensive benefits package is provided below.

In-office Perks

  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Gym in building available at no cost
  • Bike room available
  • Ergonomic equipment available for use
    • Treadmill desk
    • Kneeling chairs
    • Balance ball chairs
    • Standing desk converters

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

Medical, dental and vision insurance is available to all employees upon their start date. Changes can only be made during open enrollment or following a qualifying life event.

Option 1: Cigna OAP In Network Only
CLC pays 100% of premiums for employees and dependents on this plan.

Option 2: Cigna OAPlus POS
Employees pay the difference between this plan and the OAP In Network Only plan.

Health Reimbursement Accounts
Employees covered by CLC’s medical insurance are provided an employer funded Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA) through Cigna. HRAs include a set amount of funds for individuals and for families per plan year to offset the deductibles and other medical expenses.

Other Benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs): Employees may set up pre-tax contributions to flexible spending accounts for qualified health care and dependent care expenses.
  • Legal Resources: Employees may elect to enroll in a Legal Resources membership, which covers 100% of attorney fees for the most frequently needed legal matters.
  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
  • No-cost Group Life Insurance
  • Professional Development Funds: Funds are available for employees to attend relevant trainings, courses or conferences.
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness: CLC is an eligible organization for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Individuals must determine their own eligibility for this program and submit an application to qualify.
  • Short- and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Transportation Benefits
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Zipcar Access for Business Related Travel
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Contribution

Attorney Benefits

  • DC Bar Membership: CLC pays for annual DC Bar dues and mandatory trainings through the DC Bar.
  • Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP): CLC is an eligible organization for the loan repayment assistance program through the DC Bar. Individuals must determine their own eligibility for this program or any loan forgiveness programs through their law school.

Social Worker Benefits

  • Social work clinical license bonus
  • Paid social work license renewals

Leave Policies

  • Bereavement Leave
  • Caregiver Leave
  • DC Paid Family Leave
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Federal Holidays: Children’s Law Center is closed for all twelve federal holidays. Our office closes at 2pm ET the business day before a federal holiday.
  • Floating Holiday: One floating holiday is available for employees to use for a cultural or religious holiday not included in the federal holiday schedule.
  • Other Leave: Other paid leave includes administrative leave, civic duty time off, voting time off, military leave and inclement weather.
  • Personal Day of Service: Employees can spend one day involved in non-election related community service activities.
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave: Employees accrue a minimum of fifteen vacation days annually. For new employees, vacation accrual is prorated based upon their start date.