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Benefits & Culture

Great talent deserves great support.

It’s important to us here at CLF to provide our staff with the flexibility, resources, and support they need to thrive both at work and beyond. Here’s a snapshot of our benefits and culture.

Our Benefits


  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield, including coverage for domestic partners. Our medical plans cover fertility treatments, gender-affirming care, mental health, and wellness services.
  • Reimbursement of $400/month for opting out of our health plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health care, childcare, and commuting and a Health Savings Account
  • Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) plans for employees in MA, RI, and CT. For employees based in ME, NH, and CT whose states do not have PFML laws, CLF offers the option to enroll in the MA PFML plan through a private insurer.
  • Wellness benefits including subsidized ClassPass membership and fitness reimbursements through Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Time Off

  • Generous paid time off: 8 personal days, 15 vacation days (20 after 4 years), 10 sick days, and 12 paid holidays per year for full-time staff (pro-rated for part-time).
  • Parental Leave: 12 weeks fully paid regardless of gender, with additional benefits through Paid Family Medical Leave plans.
  • Alternate work arrangement policy with flexibility for remote/hybrid work and hours.
  • Employee leave programs

Other Financial Benefits

  • Tax-deferred and post-tax 403(b) savings plan with a matching contribution of 5% of the employee’s salary.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health care, childcare, and commuting
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • No-cost life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment coverage
  • Estate and will planning services
  • World travel assistance
  • Professional development funds for each staff member
  • Employee Assistance programs including confidential counseling
  • Commitment to pay equity as part of Green 2.0’s Pay Equity Pledge.
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Our Culture

We’re committed to creating a culture that centers the well-being of our staff – and one that is kind, inclusive, caring, and fun! Here are some examples of what makes CLF’s culture so special:

  • An ongoing commitment to centering diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work and our culture.
  • Employee Resource Groups, including:
    • Affinity Groups for Shared Identities​
      • For LGBTQ+ CLFers​
      • For Black/African American CLFers ​
      • Early Career CLFers​
      • Asian-American and Pacific Islander CLFers ​
    • Interest Groups for Shared Interests​
      • Book Club ​
      • Caretakers & Parents Group ​
      • Spanish Language Group​
      • Creative Expression Group​
      • Antiracist Learning Group​
  • Weekly organization-wide Friday meetups that feature updates, moments of gratitude, a deep dive on different work areas, and a staff picture parade.
  • Annual all-staff retreats as well as program and department retreats to foster connection
  • President’s Speaker Series offering a broad range of presenters and opportunities to learn and connect with colleagues
  • Cook-offs, bake-offs, potlucks, group hikes and other social gatherings with coworkers
  • Annual wellness week featuring self-care offerings and time off