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At Elevation Church, 98 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 129 employee surveys, with a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.10. It was published on Jun 26, 2015. 12331 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
99%
 
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.
99%
 
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
99%
 
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
99%
 
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
99%
 

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: www.elevationchurch.org US Headquarters: Matthews, North Carolina
US Sites: 7 Major Locations: Matthews, NC; Charlotte,NC; Gastonia,NC; Cornelius, NC; Raleigh,NC
US Employees: 148 US revenues: $33.73 million
Worldwide revenues: $33.73 million Founded: 2006
Industry: Other

Elevation Church has been awarded:

Best Workplaces for Millennials 2015 (ranked 34)


Dirty Jobs Award

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, frozen gourmet prepared meals, 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, hair cuts by professional stylists, car detailing, alterations, discounted movie tickets, oil changes, and financial planning services. All services are scheduled through 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.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

100% 401(k) match of employee's salary, up to 4% of an employee's contribution 100% Company-paid health coverage for employees

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) or 403b plan
  • Pre-tax savings account

PERKS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER

  • Free beverages during the day
  • Fitness classes
  • Hair salon
  • Take-home meals on a regular, daily basis
  • Car wash
Work Hard, Play Hard

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

19 days Holidays & vacation days after one year of employment 24 days Job protected maternity leave

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Compressed work weeks (100% use it)
  • Lactation rooms
  • Onsite child care

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Dental care
  • Mental health care
  • Prescription drug subsidy

ONSITE HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Fitness center
  • Subsidized offsite gym memberships
Love Week

Demographics

 
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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?

Some of the key characteristics are: Teachable, Honoring (valuing people), Direct in dealing with confrontation, Fun factor, High energy, Competitive, Work ethic, Intensity, 4Gs (Growth, Gifts, Giving, Groups).  Addtionally Our Code is a good lense for who fits our church - http://elevationchurch.org/our-code

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Local candidates should already be investing their lives in our church by using their gifts (volunteering), being involved in community/discipleship (eGroup), giving, and inviting people far from God to our church.  All candidates should communicate their calling and desire to be a part of something greater than themselves.  The amount of effort they put in their application and video is an excellent way to standout. 

Are there any unusual or especially rigorous steps of your hiring process that candidates should be aware of?

60 second video; Counseling session with spouse; Extensive quesionnaire; Interview dinner with spouse; intentional cross-departmental group interview.   

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

Campus Pastors, Campus Producers, Apprentices, Worship Leaders and Interns.

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

Visit our website - http://elevationchurch.org/jobs

hiring Outlook

16% Job Growth 20 Average applicants per opening
5% Total voluntary turnover of full-time employees in the past year 259 Applicants in past year
25 Openings in past year 98% New hires by employee referrals

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