At Common Ground Health, 81 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 37 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.75. It was published on Aug 16, 2017. 2372 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
People care about each other here.
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.

What They Do

We asked Common Ground Health to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Common Ground Health works to bring focus to community health issues via data analysis, engagement & solution implementation through community collaboration and partnership. 

About this Company

Website: Industry: Health Care
US Headquarters: Rochester, New York, 14607 US Sites: 1
US Employees: 40 Corporate Structure: Non-Profit
Founded: 1974

At the United Way Day of Caring community service event

Perks and Programs

We asked Common Ground Health to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Flexible Work Schedule: Common Ground Health offers employees the opportunity to define their own work schedule.
  • Work from Home: Common Ground Health offers employees the option to work from home.
  • 403(b) match: All regular employees working 1000 hours a year or more are enrolled in an individual 403(b) plan effective the first day of the month following completion of one year's service. Common Ground Health contributes 6% of the employee's base salary per pay period into their 403(b) account.
  • Ice Cream Socials: Common Ground Health has an ice cream truck come to the office once a week during the summer months, starting in June and ending in September.
  • Time off Policy: Common Ground Health offers a generous time off policy that includes 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 11 paid holidays and 2 floating holidays. Vacation and sick time are pro-rated for part-time employees.
  • Benefit Plan Options: Common Ground Health offers 3 medical plan options - 1 copay plan and 2 high deductible health plans, a dental and vision plan as well as agency paid benefits that include life insurance, and short and long-term disability. Common Ground Health also offers an FSA, HSA, employee discount options through mBB, an EAP, and 3 voluntary AFLAC products.


90% Company-paid health coverage for employees 54% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
45% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers 20 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance
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33 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 33 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
10 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 5 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment
33 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment 33 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (95% use it)
  • Telecommute option (90% use it)


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • 4 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Medical care covers gender confirmation surgery

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Workforce Diversity

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How to Get Hired

We asked Common Ground Health for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

flexibility, creativity, relevant work/life experience, passion for the work we do

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

show passion for public health work

hiring Outlook

3 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 50 Average applicants per opening
350 Total job applicants 18% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
50% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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