We are committed to creating and sustaining a progressive, industry-defining culture. In order to maintain that culture, we’re proud to deliver comprehensive benefits that support total wellness and also educate, motivate, and empower our associates to embrace healthy lifestyle behaviors at work and at home.
We want our associates to be able to be their best for their families, friends, communities, and their work. That’s why we offer a choice of medical plans so you can select the coverage that’s right for you and your family, as well as dental and vision options. We also have benefits to make life a little easier like Doctor on Demand and Health Advocate. To further encourage your physical wellness, our home office boasts a state-of-the-art gym and energy room where fitness classes are offered at no cost to our associates.
We recognize the importance of being comfortable with and confident in your finances today and in the future. Not only do we offer a 401(k) plan, but we also provide competitive pay, paid time off, a 40% associate discount, adoption assistance, tuition assistance, flexible spending account, and many more options to help our associates meet or exceed their financial goals.
In addition, we participate in a program called Dimes from the Heart, an emergency assistance fund that allows our associates to apply for a grant of up to $2,500. This program is unique because it is generously funded by associates and designed for associates. Dimes from the Heart is a critical lifeline of hope for associates who experience a home catastrophe or natural disaster, domestic violence, crime, incur significant medical or funeral expenses, need support to care for a family member, or for emergency travel.
We are committed to playing an integral role in the 1,000+ communities we call home. We are passionate about empowering women and children to be their best, and want to ensure our associates feel supported to pursue their passions throughout the communities they belong to.
As a company, we give back financially and via in-kind donations. We’re proud to set the tone in other ways, too; associates in our home office as well as our field leadership team take part in an annual Grand Give, in which we collectively volunteer over 1,500 hours throughout the community of Duluth.
We also recognize the importance of a work-life balance and often times, community involvement can be tough because work and life get so busy. To ensure our associates have an opportunity to give back, we’ve committed to a Pause Day each quarter – a way for associates to spend a work day volunteering or collaborating with co-workers on a project that has been put on the back burner, doing team building activities, or a combination of all three. On Pause Days, associates are encouraged to put on their out of the office message on so they are truly able to pause.
Furthermore, we love supporting our local colleges and universities and encourage all stores to get involved on campus to support the student body who add so much vitality to our hometowns.
Our associates bring their best selves to work every day and truly make a difference in the lives of our customers in communities across North America. We love to celebrate their hard work and achievements. Every year, our top store leaders have the opportunity to take part in Winspire, an all-expenses paid trip to an all-inclusive location where they can spend time relaxing, having fun, exploring, and collaborate with each other, including home office associates and our executive team.
We also have an annual Vision Awards ceremony at our home office, which recognizes associates who live and breathe our vision and values, have achieved great results, are team players, and creative thought provokers. Associates nominate one another for these great awards. Big ceremony events are always fun, but we also know it’s important to acknowledge our associates day in and day out – which is why we’ve implemented additional recognition opportunities like the Box of Awesome in our stores and our Star Performer Award at the home office.
We value curiosity and agility, so we devote significant resources to support our associates in their growth and development – personally and professionally. We are thrilled to offer a cutting edge Mindfulness Program at our Home Office so associates have the opportunity to focus their attention in an active, open, and intentional way.
We also have maurices University, which offers a wide array of classes associates can take at the office to further develop their skills. In our stores, we offer an extraordinary maurices Business Achievement program, so associates – whether part-time or full-time – can grow in their roles and cultivate a deeper understanding for our business.