Stewart’s Shops is an employee and family-owned convenience store chain with over 330 shops across upstate New York and southern Vermont; known for offering milk, ice cream, coffee, Easy Food, gasoline and convenience items.
Stewart’s employees own nearly 40% of the company through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, or ESOP; a benefit for anyone – more...working 1,000 hours a year. That’s why employees are called ‘Partners.’ Along with health insurance and paid vacation, ESOP participants are offered paid maternity leave, discounted YMCA gym memberships and daycare, as well as a Make Your Own Scholarship program which provides college scholarships to partners’ dependents.
Stewart’s Shops and the Dake Family Foundations donate approximately $7.5 million annually to local charities, helping to make your community stronger. – less
What do employees at Stewart's Shops say about culture and work-life balance?
It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times
Written by Partner (Former Employee) from Middletown, Goshen, Orange Lake, NY on March 1, 2020
All Stewarts ask a lot from their employees. Workloads are heavy and multitasking and prioritization are musts. But, if you love keeping busy and tackling challenges, it can be a fun great job.
I started working in the Tower shop, which was known for it's instability. I believe there was a quick succession of five different managers or more within - more...
Awesome customers, no boredom, can keep you as fit as a gym membership, it can be a really fun place to work and grow when people aren't disgruntle
You have to fight for breaks, schedules often have errors, scapegoating is a thing, some shops have more drama than a soap opera, instability in management can mean instability in job satisfaction