The 9-5 grind doesn’t have to stop you from giving back!

A recent survey revealed that 50 percent of people who don’t volunteer say it’s because of work commitments. Fortunately, many companies nowadays are making it easier for their employees to stay dedicated to work while also giving back to their communities. Just look at these 10 startups that offer paid volunteer time to their employees! (P.S., they’re all hiring right now!)

HomeAdvisor

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Who they are: HomeAdvisor is an online platform that connects homeowners with local professionals who can assist with home improvement projects. Their technology is integrated with Amazon Echo and Google Home, making it easier than ever to find a local professional that can help you with your next project.

Other perks and benefits: HomeAdvisor offers tuition reimbursement, commuter benefits, free daily meals and beer on tap!

Hiring now: Media Sales Representative.


Venmo

venmo


Who they are: A lifesaver for brunchers everywhere, Venmo is a mobile payment service that lets you transfer money to anyone with just a tap on your phone.

Other perks and benefits: Venmo offers free daily meals and an unlimited vacation policy so you can get some well-deserved R&R after you give back to your community!

Hiring now: Business Associate, Senior Finance Manager, Senior Product Manager


Compass

logo of startup compass


Who they are: Compass pairs real estate agents with the best tools and technology to make the home buying search process easier. Their website is basically a real estate lover’s dream!

Other perks and benefits: Employees can enjoy commuter benefits, beer on tap, fitness subsidies, a game room, and a stocked kitchen.

Hiring now: Senior Creative Manager, Accounting Analyst, Marketing & Creative Recruiter, Marketing Advisor


CB Insights

Logo of CB Insights, a fintech startup located in NYC


Who they are: CB Insights takes the guesswork out of document analysis and uses machine intelligence to give users fact-based insights. This allows users to make better, numbers-driven changes and come up with solutions to problems.

Other perks and benefits: Employees can take part in fun company outings, and attend job trainings and conferences.

Hiring now: Public Relations & Communications Intern, Account Executive, Business Development Intern


Namely

namely


Who they are: Namely is a human resources platform that helps companies track of their employees’ performance and hours. It also helps employees track their own time and benefits in a simple and organized way.

Other perks and benefits: Speaking of benefits, Namely offers its employees unlimited vacations, commuter benefits, and recreational clubs, and fitness subsidies.

Hiring now: Benefits Analyst, Executive Assistant, Sales Manager, Payroll Manager, Product Manager


Motivate

motivate


Who they are: Love riding your bike to work but hate finding a place to store it? Motivate is the biggest bike-sharing network in the US, revolutionizing the way people get to and from their destinations.

Other perks and benefits: Employees can enjoy company outings, a flexible work schedule, health benefits, and commuter benefits.

Hiring now: HR Director, Head of Legal, Senior Accountant


Salesforce

salesforce


Who they are: Salesforce is a platform that helps companies stay on top of customers’ needs and grow their businesses by gathering information and customer insights.

Other perks and benefits: In addition to 48 hours of paid volunteer time, Salesforce offers comprehensive health, financial, and work-life balance programs.

Hiring now: Consultant, Strategic Account Manager


Squarespace

logo of startup Squarespace


Who they are: Squarespace is a platform that provides users with the tools they need in order to create beautiful and professional websites for free.

Other perks and benefits: Squarespace employees can take advantage of unlimited vacation time, tuition reimbursement, healthcare benefits, and the company’s diversity program.

Hiring now: Senior Manager, Product Manager, Executive Assistant, Marketing Coordinator


Autodesk

autodesk


Who they are: Autodesk creates software services for architecture, engineering, construction, media and manufacturing industries.

Other perks and benefits: For every 10 hours of volunteer time, Autodesk gives employees $100 each to donate to a charity of their choice. Additionally, the company has a robust benefits package that includes adoption assistance and 401k matching.

Hiring now: Research Associate, Customer Success Manager, Senior Financial Analyst


Teachers Pay Teachers

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Who they are: Teachers Pay Teachers is a platform that lets educators share lesson plans and resources to help fellow teachers create impactful curricula for their students.

Other perks and benefits: Employees get paid holidays off, commuter benefits, access to job training and conferences, and a stocked kitchen. 

Hiring now: Analytics Manager


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Jasmin Suknanan is a freelance writer at Planted. She’s been a New Yorker all her life but took a small break from skyscrapers and subways to study Journalism at Stony Brook University on Long Island. She never met a dessert she didn’t like and “iced latte” is basically her middle name. She owns the millennial lifestyle blog  Macarons & Mascara  where she write about college, career, and travel. Follow her on  Twitter.