At Momentous Institute, 94 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 98 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 4.19. It was published on Jun 14, 2017. 6546 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
People care about each other here.
I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
My work has special meaning: this is not "just a job".

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 social emotional health of over 6,000 kids and their families yearly through education and mental health services. We build on direct work with families by investing in research and training professionals. The AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament is their chief fundraiser.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Other
US Headquarters: Dallas, Texas, 75203 US Sites: 3
Major Locations: Dallas, Texas, 75203; Dallas, Texas, 75220; Hawkins, Texas, 75765 US Employees: 131
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)

Momentous Staff & Club Members Sharing our Mission

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/ Salesmanship Club of Dallas 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 13 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/ Salesmanship Club of Dallas generously contributes 6% if an employee contributes at least 3% of his/her annual salary.
  • Insurance: In addition to health,vision 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/ Salesmanship Club of Dallas offers a cash award to employees and recognition at our annual staff appreciation luncheon. Employees who work for the company 25 years are honored with a tree that is planted on campus with a plague highlighting their contribution.
  • 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: All staff attend the annual Changing The Odds Conference held for two days each fall.
  • AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament: All Staff Members are given four admission tickets annually to the AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament, which serves as the organizations biggest fundraiser, to enjoy with family and friends.
  • Annual Staff Retreat: We hold an annual Staff Retreat where all staff gets to enjoy our 1,400 acre camp location and connect through team-building exercises with staff members from all locations and departments.
  • Low Barrier/High Impact: Momentous Institute/ Salesmanship Club of Dallas works hard to minimize adult drama and bureaucracy so that all energy can go toward change for kids.
  • Incredible Colleagues Committed to Cause: The team is highly committed to making a massive and sustainable change for kids in our community and across the country. The benefit of getting to work with like-minded individuals who are equally committed cannot be overstated. The gift of being able to work full-time on what we are all so passionate about, at such a great place, with such great people, is incredible!


$34,500 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Administrative Assistant $62,854 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Clinician
100% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 6% of salary94% Company-paid health coverage for employees
Literacy Night


28 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
23 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment 11 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*


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


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Love and Wisdom in a Time of Stress


Hard at Work with IT!

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?

  • 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 re: 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
  • Diversity - brings diversity of thought and experience to the table

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Prospective employees would get our attention by having cultivated a strong, sustainable record of excellence.  Employees who thrive are more invested in contribution than personal achievement or credit.  They also are deeply devoted to sustainable change for kids and families.  We keep our eye on the movers and the shakers in education, mental health, nonprofit management, and sports management!  Prospective employees might consider attending our annual Changing the Odds conference and/or one or more of our training seminars to learn more about our work.  We also have a number of videos on our YouTube page and active social media that provides insight into context, and the people who shape our work.   Potential staff might also consider being one of the over 1,000 people who volunteer at our annual fundraiser, the AT&T Byron Nelson. Finally, a prospective employee should feel free to sign up for a tour and come visit!

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

Our training team anticipates the need for additional teacher and mental health trainers.  We are always looking for talented teachers and therapists to cultivate relationships with so we are ready when there are openings.  We are especially interested in diversity and ensuring that our staff represents the community we exist to serve.

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

Go to our websites at or to see job openings, sign-up to attend a tour, or enroll in a workshop or conference. Let us know you are interested!

hiring Outlook

9 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 2% Job Growth
30% New hires by employee referrals 10% Openings filled by current employees
22 Recent graduates hired 5% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
27% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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