At Momentous Institute, 92 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 105 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.35. It was published on May 19, 2016. 3757 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
My work has special meaning: this is not "just a job".
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.

What They Do

We asked Momentous Institute to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Momentous Institute, powered by Salesmanship Club of Dallas, strengthens the social emotional health of over 6,000 kids and their families per year through education and mental health services. We build on direct work with families by investing in research and training professionals across the country.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Other
US Headquarters: Dallas, Texas US Sites: 3
Major Locations: Dallas, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Hawkins, Texas US Employees: 127
Corporate Structure: Non-Profit Founded: 1920

Momentous Institute has been awarded:

Best Workplaces in Texas 2017 (ranked 44)

Best Workplaces for Women 2016 (ranked 89)

Connecting the Dots, SCD host the AT&T Byron Nelson benefiting Momentous Institute!  (Teri, Jon & Michelle)

Perks and Programs

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

  • Generous Leave Policies: Momentous Institute employees earn two weeks’ paid vacation time in their first year of employment, which increases to three weeks in their second year of service.  Once an employee has completed five years of continuous service, paid vacation time increases to four weeks per year. In addition, all full-time employees receive nine paid holidays per year, plus they earn one sick day a month and can accumulate a maximum of 90 sick days.
  • Generous Retirement Contribution: Momentous Institute matches two dollars for every dollar when an employee contributes 3% of his/her annual salary.
  • Insurance: In addition to health and dental insurance, Momentous Institute/Salesmanship Club of Dallas provides short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance for all employees who work at least 30 hours a week, effective first day of employment, at no cost to the employees.
  • Celebrating Employee Retention: At five year anniversary intervals, Momentous Institute offers a cash award to employees and recognition at our annual staff appreciation luncheon .
  • Professional Licensure/ Association Renewals: Momentous pays for all professional license renewals and CEUs for staff if required for their positions. This includes travel, lodging, meals and registration for some out of town conferences.
  • Changing The Odds Conference: Momentous gives all staff the opportunity to attend the annual Changing The Odds Conference held for 2 days In October at no cost and without having to use vacation time to cover the event days.
  • AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament: All Staff Members are given 4 admission tickets annually to the AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament, which serves as the organizations biggest fundraiser, to enjoy with family and friends.


$33,050 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Administrative Assistant $57,581 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Clinician
3% 403(b) match of employee's contribution, up to 6% of an employee's salary94% Company-paid health coverage for employees


  • 403(b) plan
  • Pre-tax savings account
Sandy and Steve at AT&T Byron Nelson


27 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 14 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
12 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 6 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (29% use it)
  • Phased retirement planning (3% use it)


60 days Job-protected maternity leave60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
60 days Job-protected paternity leave10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents


  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


    • Medical care
    • Prescription drug subsidy
    • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
    • Dental care
    • Mental health care


    • Flu shots


      • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
      • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

      Executive Diversity

      Canoeing while at Work! Meroudjie & Taylor


      Therapeutic Services Birthday Celebration!

      How to Get Hired

      We asked Momentous Institute 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?

      We typically look for these characteristics: Qualifications – possesses the knowledge and experience required to meet the demands of the position; A positive mindset – dedicated life-long learner who relishes new challenges and doesn’t get stuck in always doing the same things the same way; Humility – able to take a modest approach regarding personal contributions while ambitiously pursuing outcomes; able to see value in everyone’s individual contributions; Internal drive – intrinsically motivated to contribute and continuously improve personal and team performance; Social emotional health –manages emotions, builds relationships, and adds value to positive culture and climate of organization; Problem-solver – demonstrates grit and persistence when confronting challenges

      What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

      No balloons or singing telegrams, please!  We prefer quiet competence over flashy gimmicks.  Simply apply to the positions for which you are a fit!  If you’re interested in having a running start at learning about our work, attend our conferences or training seminars to learn more about our approach.  Or volunteer at our annual golf tournament, the AT&T Byron Nelson.

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

      We have limited turnover.  All opportunities are posted on our web site.  Go to and click on “About Us,” and then on “Careers.”

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

      Interested candidates are encouraged to review our website, watch our videos on YouTube, like our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter.  Educators and mental health professionals are encouraged to attend one of our conferences or seminars, to learn more about our approach.

      hiring Outlook

      -2% Job Growth 28 Positions filled in past year
      1% New hires by employee referrals 8 New positions created
      1 Jobs filled by current employees 6% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
      * All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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