• Nearing Age 62

Traditional Retirement

To qualify for the Retiree program, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Be age 62 or older at the time of your retirement
  2. Employee status of terminated or scheduled hours reduced below benefits eligibility
  3. 10+ years of continuous service and participation in the benefit plans as listed below:

Monthly payments are made through PayFlex at www.payflex.com under The Navigators Group, Inc (Direct Billing) Group # 147490.

Phased Retirement

What does “Phased Retirement” Mean?

If a traditional retirement doesn’t appeal to you, The Navigators provides options for you to maximize your impact, effectiveness and influence in the later stages of your life. The phased retirement journey is a process of repositioning yourself by taking advantage of important age and benefit milestones that make new options available. This can happen in three months or over a 20-year period, but the concept is that you can begin to retire from fundraising as you use the funding resources you have set aside over your career. Learn more here: The Phased Retirement Journey.

Just starting your retirement journey? Start here: Retirement Checklist – Starting the Conversation

Ready to retire? Learn more here: Retirement from Paid Employee – Checklist and Information

Learn more about your specific retirement journey:
Field Staff Phased Retirement Options (Full Time)
Field Staff Phased Retirement Options (Part Time)
HQ Phased Retirement Options (Full Time)
HQ Phased Retirement Options (Part Time)

When does my Navigators career end?
Your career with The Navigators will end when you close your Field Cost Center (Ministry Account). You have the option to continue receiving communications from The Navigators that will provide homegoing announcements and important leadership updates.

What steps do I take to end my career?
You and your supervisor need to coordinate your last day and communications with your donors. For a timeline and specific steps, please refer to Retirement Checklist – Starting the Conversation.

What are my Medicare options?
Once you reach age 65, you may be eligible for Medicare and you have the right to waive your Navigators medical coverage. There are many aspects of this decision to consider. Here are some resources that will help you determine what coverage is best for you and your family:

Medicare Options – HQ
Medicare Options – Field

Questions on your benefits?

HR Benefits Department

benefits@navigators.org

(719) 594-2441

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