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30 S. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60606

Benefits Package

The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision Care Benefits, Non-contributory Retirement Plans, Contributory 403(b), Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, an Employee Assistance Program, and much more.

Health & Wellness

  • HMO Plan  
  • Jewish Federation Health Plans (a PPO option)  
  • Dental (Your choice of the following)  
  • Vision  
  • Group Term Life Insurance (Contributory and Non-contributory)
  • Long Term Disability Insurance (Contributory)
  • Voluntary Short Term Disability
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • FlexibleDollars Allowance
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care
  • Employee Assistance Program
    • jHealth
      • Annual Wellness Fairs and Educational Seminars


As a learning organization, we want our employees to gain as much knowledge and expertise as possible.  We offer ongoing training in various areas such as Jewish Studies and Culture, Federation Agencies and Beneficiaries, Professional Skills Development, Manager Training and many more through the following programs.

  • JLearn
  • Computer Training

Saving for Your Future

Employer Sponsored Pension Plan (Non-contributory)

After one year of employment you will automatically become a participant in the pension plan. No contributions on your part are permitted. The amount deposited is invested and earns interest. You become 100% vested in the plan after 5 years of employment.

Tax Deferred Annuities (Contributory)

As an employee of a not-for-profit agency, you may contribute, through payroll deductions, into a Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA) account. TDAs are intended to be used as a supplement to your retirement income.

College Savings Plan (Section 529)

This plan is a qualified tuition program under Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code. Section 529 plans are college savings accounts in which individuals can make regular contributions into state sponsored plans to be used for college expenses. Earnings on withdrawals from Section 529 plans are tax free, they can be used at any accredited institution of higher learning in the U.S., as well as at many foreign institutions.

Time-off Benefits

  • Paid Holidays, both Jewish and legal (Up to 19 days per year)
  • Paid Personal Time (Up to 22 days per year)
  • Paid Sick Time (Up to 12 days per year)
  • Leaves of Absence

Perks @ Work

  • Company Discounts for Goods and Services such as: Movie Tickets, Amusement Parks, Sporting Events, Local Retailer Discounts, and more!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Transit and Parking Transportation Benefit Program
  • Bank at Work Programs
  • Direct Deposit
  • Jewish Holiday Gift Program
  • Social Activities and Events
  • CDW
  • Beyond Work
  • GlobalFit
  • PlumBenefits