Best Places to Work: Careers at Eskaton


March 2022 - March 2023 Sacramento Business Journal Best Place To Work logoGreat Place to Work Institute and its senior care partner Activated Insights have honored Eskaton’s with certification as a Great Place to Work. The certification process involved surveying 100% of employees from across Eskaton locations and evaluating more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do.

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored Eskaton as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Aging Services. The ranking considered feedback 2019 Best Work Places for Aging Services logorepresenting 223,183 employees working for Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in Senior Housing & Care and At-Home Care in the Aging Services industry. “The value of creating great workplaces for all is a clear competitive edge in the Aging Services sector,” said Michael Bush, Great Places to Work CEO. “When organizations like Eskaton treat their own people with care and respect, you can expect their staff to treat your loved ones with that same care.”

Hear why joining the Eskaton family provides a sense of purpose. Best Places to Work: Careers at Eskaton

Eskaton is honored to be selected as a 2018 Best Places to Work by the Sacramento Business Journal. Numerous companies applied and 2018 Sacramento Business Journal Best Place To Work logoonly the best of the best were recognized based on quantitative and qualitative survey results from hundreds of employees across a variety of industries. Over 200 Eskaton employees who were surveyed by a 3rd party agreed that our nonprofit is a happy workplace with competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and a culture of giving.

Why Work at Eskaton?

As the largest nonprofit in the Sacramento region, our benefit packages recognize how important our employees are to us. We care about the financial security, health, and well-being of you and your family. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees.

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Here are benefits the majority of our full-time employees enjoy:

Wellness Programs Upon Hire

  • Discounted gym membership
  • Annual health assessments
  • Many wellness campaigns and challenges
  • Company sponsored local events
  • No cost flu shots
  • Smoking cessation program
  • Smoke free campuses
  • Online doctor visits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free counseling, legal consultations and referrals

Retirement Plan

  • 100% company funded / minimum account balance $4,000.
    (Minimum eligibility requirements apply)

Health Plan

  • Eligibility includes dental and vision after just 60 days.

Company Paid Life Insurance

  • $10,000 + Additional $10,000 AD&D coverage.

Time Off Programs

  • Flexible Paid Time Off Plan (includes 9 holidays)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay

Voluntary Benefits Available

  • Additional Life Insurance for employee spouse and children
  • Long Term Disability – wage protection
  • Aflac plans available

Employee Referral Program

Do you know someone who might be a perfect fit for Eskaton? Refer a friend and collect some extra cash for a successful hire! There is no limit to the number of referrals you can make. Eskaton Recruitment Sign-on Bonus and Employee Referral Bonus


LONGEST: Employee

Cindy Powell in 1972, now is Eskaton's longest-term employeeTHEN: In 1972, Cindy Powell graduated from Foothill High School in Sacramento, where she was the first to be trained and hired through the school’s Regional Occupational Program. She was 17 and her only job experience was babysitting, but she interviewed at Eskaton American River Hospital and landed the job.

Cindy Powell Eskaton's longest-term employeeNOW: 50 years later, Cindy is the general services manager of Eskaton and the company’s longest-serving employee. She has devoted her life to serving others, and in the 50 years she has been with Eskaton, she has experienced numerous changes, from operating hospitals to expanding senior homes and services throughout Northern California. Click here to read Cindy’s full story.

Cindy Powell Eskaton's longest-term employee wearing a red "I love this place" t-shirt

Working alongside positive, dedicated and loyal people at Eskaton has enriched my life, and I would describe my experience at Eskaton as one of “family, love and appreciation.”

2016 American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Achievement Award

Eskaton received a 2016 Fit-Friendly Workplace gold seal from the American Heart Association. This award acknowledges the resources and activities Eskaton offers employees for staying healthy and fit. 

Voted Sacramento's Healthiest Employers 2016

Eskaton won top honors for the third consecutive year as the Sacramento region’s most health-conscious employer in the medium-size organization category. The Sacramento Business Journal honored companies that scored well in a survey evaluating their wellness programs. 


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