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At Benevity, You’re Right Where You Belong

Diversity, inclusion and belonging are about more than checking boxes.

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We want to make sure our people don’t check important parts of themselves at the door

So we’ve worked hard to build and nurture a culture that creates a sense of belonging at its core — where all of our people feel seen, heard and valued, not despite their differences but because of them. 

It is a wonderful thing to work with a team where we can have real conversations that may sometimes be uncomfortable but that lead us to a place of truth, understanding and action. It is not a check-box exercise, it is not sanitized, it is real and raw. At Benevity I know I belong, I have a voice that is heard and I genuinely believe I work with colleagues who want to make the world an equal and better place for all.
Janelle St. Omer, VP Sales East, Benevity

Purpose is Personal

It’s important to lead with purpose, but purpose is also personal. So we empower all of our people to do good in any way that resonates with them — whether it’s donating to their favorite cause, volunteering their specialized skills to support a local nonprofit, standing up for something that's important to them or taking small, positive actions in their daily lives. 

Personal-Purpose

Employee-Led Panels

Diverse experiences and perspectives should be shared, and we work hard to give our people opportunities to share and learn. So We’ve had LGBTQ+ panels, International Women’s Day panels and a Black History Month panel, with speakers from all of Benevity’s offices talking about their unique experiences and helping us all understand how we can become better allies for each other.
International Women's Day Panel

Table Topics

Our table topics are open to anyone and complement our panel topics. They usually have a moderator or starter questions, but the conversations go wherever our people take them. The focus is on creating a safe space to have meaningful dialogue on important issues, and we consistently hear that people get a ton of value out of these conversations.   

Benevity Table Topics

Shared Parental Leave Incentives

We want to help lead a societal change in the way parents are perceived in the workplace and create more opportunities for everyone. So, our parental leave program  provides:

  • a bonding break of two weeks‘ paid time off for the person deemed the non-delivering parent.
  • short-term paid leave regardless of gender and a salary top-up to 100% for the parent who takes a leave. This is available to parents who have been with Benevity for a minimum of 18 months.
  • a co-parenting bonus of one month’s salary for parents who choose to share parental leave.
Shared Parental Leave

A Team of Belonging Champions

We have 15+ Belonging Champions who work with us to identify more opportunities like the ones above to create an even deeper sense of belonging at Benevity. They review data, coordinate speakers and workshops, liaise with community partners and drive new initiatives that continue to move us all forward.

Team of Champions

More Ways We Embody Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

  • A diverse leadership team.
  • An employee mental health portal for resources, tools and activities to raise awareness, reduce stigma and help us build a supportive work environment.
  • Washroom signage that indicates that everyone is in the right place and allows people to choose the washroom that best fits with who they are.
  • Missions! Our people use our positive actions module to do small things that lead to big impact, and it has a big learning component that fosters a sense of belonging.
See What Sets Our Culture Apart
We Embody

We continually work to achieve a gender-balanced workforce. Here’s our current representation of women at Benevity:



48
Women overall
46
Female People leaders
57
Female executives

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