BACK-UP CARE PROGRAM
When you have work, family, and personal responsibilities competing for your time, there’s no need to stress. Instead, rely on Bright Horizons®. Explore all your enhanced benefits today and start making your life easier. Click to see an overall informational sheet on FAQs for Back-Up Care Program benefits.
Additional Family Supports: Do you need a night out of the house? Are you looking for an after-school caregiver or someone to watch your pet while you’re away on vacation? Get free membership to a comprehensive database, where you can find support that meets your needs: nannies, sitters, elder caregivers, pet sitters, housekeepers, and more. Click to see FAQs for Additional Family Support or finding Pet Care under this program.
Full-Time Child Care: You can jump ahead on the wait list at select Bright Horizons centers, or enjoy exclusive discounts at participating partner centers that make child care more affordable.
Tutoring & Test Prep: Get discounted tutoring resources for SATs/ACTs, standardized tests, Common Core subjects, and general help for your student.
Back-Up Child Care: Next time school’s closed, the sitter’s on vacation, or you’re between child care arrangements, high-quality back-up care is just a click or call away. Register for free, and we’ll secure reliable care for you when and where you need it.
Back-Up Adult and Elder Care: When Mom gets injured, Dad’s recovering from surgery, or the regular caregiver calls out sick, we’ll arrange high-quality back-up care in their home. Click to see an informational sheet on Adult & Elder Care options available to you.
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Benefits-eligible employees who sign up for their back-up care benefit before February 28, 2019 will be entered to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! To register, look for the email announcement on February 5, 2019, or contact the Pitzer Human Resources office at HR@pitzer.edu or (909) 621-8254 for details.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP):
Pitzer makes available to benefits-eligible faculty and staff, their dependents and all the members of their immediate household, a variety of counseling services, including in-person, telephone and web-based counseling and referral services – at no cost to the employee. The services are provided by our Employee Assistance Program through OptumHealth and are completely confidential. Employees, the members of their immediate household and their dependents have five free counseling sessions per calendar year. The Pitzer employee receives an additional benefit of five free sessions per issue per calendar year. Click below to see details regarding the available services:
PRIMARY CARETAKER LEAVE POLICIES (STAFF & FACULTY)
These policies are designed to provide time off with pay to regular, benefits-eligible staff and faculty who are responsible for the primary care of a child immediately following birth, adoption or the placement of a foster child. Please refer to Staff Handbook web pages for details.
PET INSURANCE – Nationwide
Pet Insurance helps you meet the cost of caring for your pets. You pay for the coverage directly to Nationwide and not through payroll deductions. My Pet Protection℠ plans from Nationwide® offer coverage for vet bills, with 90% reimbursement for accidents, illnesses, and more. When your covered pet needs care, you have the freedom to visit any veterinarian you choose. For more information, visit www.petinsurance.com/claremont