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Benefits of Hiring from The Arc SF

Our workforce development team makes it easy to find the right diverse talent for the right positions at your business. 

We create successful relationships with both large and small businesses that are working toward being truly inclusive. 

Our job coaches help employers navigate new hires throughout the onboarding process. We provide ongoing support to ensure your new employee can fully use their talents and help your company meet its goals. 

For more information about The Arc San Francisco Employment Services, contact Virginia Wan Nogueira, Senior Director of Workforce Inclusion & Program Optimization, at

Benefits of Hiring from The Arc:

  • Qualified workers matched to fit your needs

  • Reliable, stable staff for hard-to-fill positions

  • Lower turnover and increased retention = positive ROI

  • Arc job coaches support employees’ ongoing success

  • Supports social responsibility and diversity goals

Our Skill Set

  • Clerical Support: Filing, data entry, archiving, scanning, inventory, mail, reception

  • Office Services: Materials management, meeting set-ups, coffee/food station attendant

  • IT: New staff equipment set-up, conference room equipment set-up, monitoring, and reporting

  • Software Quality Assurance: Testing, reporting

  • Customer Service: Ticket-taking, guest services

  • Food Service: Customer service, bussing, station cleaning, set-up

  • Retail: Customer service, bagging, stocking, register, and light janitorial

  • Arc Employees Are in Many Business Sectors



  • Facebook

  • Google

  • Intuit

  • LinkedIn

  • Marin Software

  • Salesforce

  • Twitter

  • Zendesk


  • Deloitte

  • Fenwick & West

  • Hanson Bridgett

  • McCann Worldgroup

  • Morrison Foerster


  • Boudin Bakery & Cafe

  • California Academy of Sciences

  • Exploratorium

  • SF Giants


  • Mayor’s Office, SF

  • SF Public Library

  • SFO



  • Bright Horizons

  • JCC Preschool

  • Serra Preschool



  • Crunch Fitness

  • Safeway

  • Trader Joe’s

A Track Record of Success

  • 305     No. of Arc participants working

  • 7 yrs   Avg. length of employment

  • 92%    Rate of successful placements

  • 55%    Percentage of employed participants at one company for over five years

  • 180    Business sites

  • 97%   Employer satisfaction rate (10 years in a row)

Helpful Information and Educational Resources for Employers

Employer FAQs (PDF)
People First Language (PDF)
Disability Awkward (YOUTUBE)

Our impact this year has changed our community!

Thank you to our community and business partners!