At Elevation Church, 100 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 148 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.53. It was published on Mar 30, 2017. 18780 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
People celebrate special events around here.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
People look forward to coming to work here.

What They Do

We asked Elevation Church to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

We are a not-for-profit Christian church, established ‘so that people far from God will be raised to life in Christ’. We exist to serve anyone in the world that does not already have a relationship with Jesus Christ.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Other
US Headquarters: Matthews, North Carolina, 28105 US Sites: 11
Major Locations: Matthews, North Carolina, 28105; Charlotte, North Carolina, 28262; Gastonia, North Carolina, 28056; Cornelius, North Carolina, 28031; Raleigh, North Carolina, 27615 US Employees: 206
US Revenues: $47.1 million Worldwide Revenues: $47.1 million
Employees Worldwide: 5 Corporate Structure: Non-Profit
Founded: 2006

Family Fun Day. Each year, instead of a Staff Retreat we have a Staff Advance (we believe the Church never retreats and should always be moving forward). On the last day, we have a huge family fun day including an epic belly flop contest.

Perks and Programs

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

  • Health and Wellness: Elevation Church’s on-site health and wellness program includes, “The Jungle”, a complimentary state of the art gym with free weights, dumbbells, TRX, medicine balls, benches, two squat racks and a cable machine. Certified instructors lead daily boot camp and periodic classes such as yoga, kickboxing and athletic conditioning. On-site nutrition options include subsidized healthy vending options, protein powders and supplements. Complimentary coffee options at Elevation suit every preference from espresso machine to pour over and everything in between. They’ve even have locally roasted organic beans.
  • On-Site Child Care: Elevation Church’s child care program includes licensed, subsidized, on-site child care, staffed with dedicated teachers and caregivers. Elevation uses curriculum suited to each age group from birth through pre-school.
  • Quarterly Gift Cards: Elevation Church’s quarterly gift card program provides $50 gift cards to all staff members every 3 months. This program is designed to promote regular date nights for married couples, and provide unmarried staff members with the means to treat themselves to something extra. Examples of gift cards provided include: Regal theaters, Ruth’s Chris and Nordstrom.
  • On-Site Services: Elevation Church’s on-site services include, haircuts by professional stylists, car detailing, alterations, discounted movie tickets, oil changes, and financial planning services. All services are scheduled through our office assistant and billed as a payroll deduction.
  • Game of the Month: Elevation Church’s on-site game of the month program focuses on friendly inter-department competition. Games accommodate a variety of skills and abilities. Examples of monthly games include mini-golf, four square, indoor tennis, knockout, and corn hole. Employees are encouraged to participate in end of month tournaments. Prizes are awarded to top 3 winners in male and female categories.
  • Recreational Sports: Elevation Church headquarter office is walking distance from a state of the art sportsplex that includes astroturf fields, walking and biking trails. Throughout the year they hold tournaments where employees compete in sports such as ultimate frisbee, flag-football and basketball.


$40,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Project Manager100% Company-paid health coverage for employees
Work Hard, Play Hard. We believe in working hard and having fun. From our staff fitness challenges to our game of the month, we're intentional about keeping our competitive spirit alive.


20 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 8 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
12 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


  • Compressed work weeks (100% use it)
  • Subsided On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Fitness Classes Haircuts Subsided vending machines Free coffee, tea and sports drinks Onsite Car Detailing Facial Waxing)


48 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 120 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
48 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)7 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
48 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*


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


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

Community and Environmental Impact

306 hours Paid time off to volunteer $5,657,422 Philanthropic donations in last year
Yes Recycling program


  • Staffing Manager is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • 1 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Camp Juggernaut. We want our kids to grow up loving ministry so each year we do a special camp for our Staff Kids. It’s always a fun-filled week and includes a serving project with one of our outreach partners.


Each week we gather for Staff Rally and it looks a little different each time. From staff development teachings to sharing stories of life change to arm wrestling contests — we know that the time spent together is well worth the culture it produces.

How to Get Hired

We asked Elevation Church 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?

Outgoing, passionate, skilled in leadership and/or ability, pioneer/entrepreneur, leader of leaders, teachable

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Demonstrated ability to lead others; masterfully describe how they resonate with our mission

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are highly focused on filling our creative roles

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

They should become familiar with our church, it's sermons, and it's mission and resonate with it on a deep level.  Applying to opportunities can be done through

hiring Outlook

40 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 39% Job Growth
26 Average applicants per opening 1,028 Total job applicants
35% New hires by employee referrals 25% Openings filled by current employees
10 Recent graduates hired 8% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
8% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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