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World Council in a nutshell

Peace of Mind for you and your family

Fun and feel-good activities and treats our team enjoys

"Do good...
do global good"

Career growth is important at 
World Council

 

Quick Facts


World Council in a nutshell



Headquarters

5710 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53705

99 M Street SE, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20003
# of Employees < 100
Founded 1970
Industry Financial Services
Products Global trade association and development agency
for credit unions and savings and credit co-operatives
Ethnic Makeup Approximately 20% of World Council employees are
minorities, 50% are bilingual
Gender Participation We enjoy a 50/50 female/male split
Generational Representation 23% - Baby Boomers
33% - Millennials
44% - Gen X

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Benefits


Peace of Mind for you and your family



Employee Benefits
  • Eligibility to most benefits begins on the first month following your date of hire. If you are hired on the first day of the month, you will be eligible immediately
Retirement Savings
  • All employees contribute a mandatory 4% of their base compensation towards their retirement. Additional savings are also encouraged.
  • World Council matches dollar for dollar (100%) on the first 8% of your contributions.
Medical Insurance
  • Full-time employees and their families - 82% of premiums
  • Part-time employees working 30 or more hours per week - 82% of premiums
  • Part-time employees working 24 to 29 hours per week - 70% of premiums
Other benefits
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Same-sex spouse benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Life insurance for employee's family
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Business travel insurance
  • 36 days of paid time off (including vacation, holidays, sick days) annually for new employees. Sick days for PTO encompass time off for ill dependents
  • Bereavement leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Relocation reimbursement
  • $500 recognition given for every five years of service

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Benefits


Fun and feel-good activities and treats our team enjoys



Perks
  • Holiday parties and activities
  • Birthday recognition
  • Work anniversary recognition
  • Occasional offsite activities
  • Free underground parking – Madison based headquarters only
  • Staff gifts and celebration for new family addition
  • Onsite parking – Madison and DC Locations
  • Cafeteria – Madison headquarters only
  • On-site café with Starbucks or upgraded local coffee served
  • Kitchen with refrigerator and microwave
  • Every Monday, World Council employees are treated to catered continental breakfast.
  • Bike parking
  • Access to public transportation
  • On-site credit union/ ATM at Madison headquarters only
  • Private space for nursing mothers – Madison and DC locations
  • Nutritious on-site food choices – Madison headquarters location only
  • Filtered water
  • On-site fitness center – Madison and DC locations
  • On-site showers / locker facilities – Madison and DC locations
  • Biking or hiking trails on-site or nearby – Madison and DC locations
  • Nearby areas for sports activity (basketball or tennis courts) – Madison headquarters location only

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Global Corporate Citizen


"Do good...do global good"


World Council believes all people should have access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable financial services.

World Council is committed to the following:

  • Improvement of community social needs and practices
  • Care and development of employees
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Human rights
  • Values, ethics, and integrity
  • Inclusion and diversity

World Council teaches credit unions worldwide to be good corporate citizens.

World Council provides at least a living wage for all of their employees by setting the lowest paid wage at $15.00 per hour.

World Council is a non-profit organization.

World Council supports its employees in holding board positions outside of the organization.

World Council has aligned with the following community groups:

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Peace Corps
  • Goodwill
  • United Way

Habitat for Humanity and the Feed Foundation are two charities that World Council partners with to offer low cost mortgages in Haiti. Peace Corps members have been hired to help with global service initiatives. World Council donates laptops to Goodwill. World Council's charitable arm, the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, helps guide credit unions and individuals to do Global Good in the global credit union movement. The Worldwide Foundation supports international credit union development programs, provides engagement opportunities for credit unions through the Global Good Toolkit and assists with member education and training and disaster relief.


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Career Development


Career Growth is important at World Council



You are in control of your career at World Council.

These are some ways we will support you:<

  • Participation or certification in professional or trade organizations that is paid in full by the company
  • Tuition reimbursement for non-degree granting education programs
  • Tuition reimbursement for degree granting education programs
  • Developmental opportunities for project assignments

Some World Council employees have opportunities to:

  • Publish articles, reports and other work
  • Practice public speaking
  • Work closely with other departments to cross-train in new skill-sets
  • Participate in the Credit Union Development Educators program
  • Travel abroad to learn about different credit union systems and cultures

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