Home Office Careers

Woodmen of the World is not a typical company, and we're a little different place to work, too. We're dedicated to looking forward and to giving back. Here you're not just an employee...you're a valued member of our family – something bigger and stronger than any of us are alone. That's what makes us better.

Top 10 Reasons to Work at Woodmen of the World

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1. Great culture, great people.

At Woodmen of the World, everyone is on a first-name basis. Our culture fosters a friendly, team-oriented atmosphere that encourages coordination and collaboration, as well as personal and professional growth. We are committed to excellence in diversity by creating an inclusive work environment that values and respects all individuals.

2. We're the perfect size.

Big enough to have exciting and challenging business opportunities, yet small enough to make a tremendous impact.

3. Unbeatable stability and reputation.

Known for its financial strength and operating performance, Woodmen of the World has been a fixture in downtown Omaha, NE, for more than 120 years. The average job tenure for Woodmen of the World associates is 18-plus years.

4. Meaningful contributions.

Whether they're completing a task alone or working as a team, all of our associates add value to Woodmen of the World. Each associate makes an impact as we help to create a more financially secure future for our members.

5. Community involvement and fraternalism.

Woodmen of the World is committed to family, community and country. Our associates can participate in a variety of social and volunteer activities, including JOIN HANDS DAY, Flags Across America, In Honor and Remembrance, American Red Cross partnership, flag presentations, fundraisers and charity drives – just to name a few.

6. We promote a work/life balance.

Woodmen of the World promotes a family-first environment with flexible work schedules, and subsidies for health club, zoo and museum memberships.

7. Great compensation and benefits.

Woodmen of the World offers a variety of benefits, including competitive pay; health, dental and vision insurance; incentive plans; service bonuses; service awards; 401(k); and much, much more!

8. Work environment second to none.

Business casual environment promotes a fun, friendly and customer service-oriented atmosphere in which our associates make a difference and promotion from within is encouraged.

9. Good eats.

Downtown Omaha boasts many great restaurants all within walking distance. For those who want to stay close to the office, our on-site cafeteria serves breakfast and lunch.

10. We have falcons.

Woodmen of the World has played a unique role in the efforts to save the peregrine falcon by establishing a suitable habitat – on the 28th floor of the Woodmen Tower. A variety of Web and closed circuit cameras allow associates and visitors to view the daily activities of Hera and Zeus. Visit falcons.woodmen.org to find out all about the Woodmen Tower falcons!

The Culture at Woodmen of the World

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Woodmen of the World helps build strong communities through patriotism, education, community betterment, diversity, wellness, and the arts. We're dedicated to helping others. Our associates embrace this giving spirit in their daily activities.

Our culture fosters a friendly, team-oriented atmosphere that encourages coordination and collaboration, as well as personal and professional growth. We are committed to excellence in diversity by creating an inclusive work environment that values and respects all individuals.

For more insight on the happenings of Woodmen of the World associates, visit our Facebook page!

Visit our Corporate Citizenship page to read more about Woodmen of the World's community involvement.

Home Office Benefits

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Woodmen of the World is committed to providing our associates with a generous benefits program and a family-friendly working environment that encourages personal growth, knowledge and community involvement.

Associate benefits include:

• Comprehensive group health, dental and vision coverage

• Group life and disability insurance

• Paid vacation and holidays

• Sick leave

• Service bonuses and awards

• 401(k) plan with company match

• Pre-tax spending accounts for health and dependent care expenses

• Voluntary pre-paid legal benefits

Woodmen of the World recognizes the importance of balance in our associates private and professional lives and offers a variety of benefits and programs to meet those needs.

Other benefits include:

• Competitive salaries that attract top-level professionals

• Flexible work hours

• Business casual dress

• On-site wellness facility and wellness program

• Tuition reimbursement program

• Recreational and social activities

• Volunteer Time Off

Balancing Work and Life Commitments

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From welcoming a new member of your family to relieving stress, Woodmen of the World promotes a family-first environment. The following programs, policies and services are available to our associates:

Best Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Life presents opportunities and challenges. The Best Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential benefit available 24/7 to you and your family, including spouse and dependents, at no additional cost to you.

Professional counselors are available to provide confidential assistance and support wherever you or your dependent family members life or work. The counselors are available for a wide variety of concerns including, but not limited to:

•Stress

•Relationship and marriage problems

•Work-related difficulties

•Emotional problems

•Substance abuse

•Grief and loss

•Depression

•Family concerns

On-site Fitness Facility
Associates enjoy the Woodmen of the World Wellness Center, which offers a variety of fitness classes and cardio machines, including treadmills and elliptical cross-trainers.

Maternity Leave
Having a baby? As well as providing fully funded maternity leave, Woodmen of the World also presents blankets commemorating the birth of associates' children.

Adoption Policy
Woodmen of the World recognizes that adopting a child is an important family event. Through an Adoption Assistance Program, eligible associates can receive financial reimbursement of certain expenses incurred in the legal adoption of a child. Eligible expenses that are reasonable and necessary for the legal adoption of a child may be reimbursed up to $1,500 per adoption, with an annual maximum benefit of $1,500.

Relieve Stress with Stress Busters
Feeling stressed after a tough week of work? Associates can take advantage of Stress Busters for a low payment and receive on-site chair massages by qualified massage therapists.

Local Discount Program
Woodmen of the World appreciates our associates and our communities. The organization works with local retailers in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area to provide discounts for products and services to our associates.

Valuing Diversity in the Workplace

You can be yourself at Woodmen of the World, where we value every associate and facilitate a diverse and inclusive workplace. By understanding, celebrating, respecting, and leveraging the differences that each associate brings to the workplace, we create a dynamic environment that:

• Promotes creativity and innovation

• Enhances performance and productivity

• Supports personal growth and development

• Increases commitment to our organizational goals

Commitment to Diversity
We show our commitment to diversity through our daily actions and the development and implementation of the following initiatives:

Personalized Performance Management Plans
Woodmen of the World performance management plans highlight behaviors – such as displaying respect for others, teamwork and effective interaction skills – that are part of each employee's performance evaluation process.

Education and Awareness Programs
We integrate diversity training into our career development processes and Home Office activities. Each quarter, our Brain Forest program features presentations on a different diversity topic. We also recognize a variety of diverse groups throughout the year on certain days and during designated monthlong celebrations.

Targeted Division Initiatives
Each Division within Woodmen of the World develops a diversity mission statement, and associates take part in quarterly initiatives in support of their ongoing commitment.

By valuing differences among associates in all of our divisions, we provide the best possible work environment. And we create a competitive advantage by attracting and retaining a team of committed, high-performing associates.

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