Employee Benefits

Employees regularly scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to enroll in the benefit plans at Mount Angel Abbey. Some benefits such as the 401(k) plan, EAP and athletic facilities are available to all employees, regardless of hours worked. The following list outlines some of the benefits presently offered by Mount Angel Abbey.

Medical and Dental Insurance

Mount Angel Abbey offers medical and dental coverage. The medical plan includes prescription and vision coverage and insurance is effective on the first day of the month after date of hire. The Abbey pays 100% of the cost for employee-only coverage and approximately 70% of the cost for dependent coverage.

Life and Accidental Death/Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

The Abbey pays the premium for a life insurance benefit of 1½ times your annual salary, rounded up to the nearest $1,000.

 

Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

100% employer paid Short and Long Term Disability coverage. This coverage provides up to 70% payment of your pre-disability earnings for qualifying short-term disabilities and 60% of your pre-disability earnings for long-term disabilities.

 

401(k)

Employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan as of the date of hire. In addition, the Abbey currently makes an employer contribution of $.50 per $1.00 of employee contributions on the first 4% of compensation.

 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EASE provides confidential counseling for you and your family on issues including relationships, parenting, financial planning, life transitions, child and elder care, and emotional and psychological concerns. Mount Angel Abbey provides this service at no charge to you. It is completely confidential and available 24 hours a day.  

 

Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts

Our Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts allow employees to pay for eligible expenses using pre-tax dollars. Funds may be used for dependent care and certain out-of-pocket health care expenses.

 

Seminary Educational Benefit

Full-time Abbey employees may take one seminary class for credit or not for credit per semester without charge for tuition upon completion of one year of service. This benefit is prorated for part-time employees.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Mount Angel Abbey is dedicated to supporting programs that create balance between our employees’ work and personal life. PTO provides employees with an opportunity for rest and relaxation and may be used for vacation, sick time, personal business and other similar events.  Faculty time off benefits outlined in Faculty Handbook.

 

Holidays/Holy Days

Mount Angel Abbey observes many National Holidays and additional Church Holy days. The Employee Handbook outlines specific details.  Faculty time off benefits outlined in Faculty Handbook.

Other benefits
  • Library Card for employees and their immediate family members
  • Employee Discount at the Bookstore and Gift Shop
  • On-site athletic facility for employees