GRS staff has been recognized at the local, state and national levels for their work with Best Practices.  They are committed to listening to each person served and encouraging them to participate in the everyday life of the community.  GRS staff is extensively educated in both state requirements and in specialized areas that contribute to successful outcomes for the people GRS serves.

The policy of GRS is to apply equal employment opportunities to all staff and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. This policy relates to all phases of employment including hiring, merit increases, promotions, and benefits.

GRS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with physical, learning, mental health and/or other types of disabilities. If you have a disability, either temporary or permanent, requiring accommodation, please contact Tonda Stillwell, Accessibility Coordinator at 704-861-9280.

Employee Benefits

GRS believes that our employees are an integral part of the services we offer and we are committed to providing our employees with fair wages and a comprehensive benefits package.  Employee benefits include but are not limited to the following:

Health/Dental Insurance: GRS offers a PPO  Health Insurance plan where staff pay a portion of the cost for themselves and all of the costs for child(ren) and/or spouse.

403 B Retirement: GRS staff have the option to open a retirement plan through MetLife.  The organization will make contributions beginning after one year of employment.

Vacation/Sick Time: GRS staff accrue vacation time beginning the first day of work.  Employees receive 8 hours of vacation per month worked for the first two years.  After two years, vacation time increases to ten hours per month and after five years to twelve hours per month.  In addition, GRS staff accrue sick time as of the first day of work. 

Cafeteria Plan: The Cafeteria Plan allows staff to pay for certain medical and dental premiums with pre-tax dollars.  GRS staff can put money into a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to use for co-pays, prescriptions and approved over the counter medical items.

GRS also provides staff the opportunity for Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, use of the Carolina Federal Credit Union and AAA and YMCA membership discounts.