NEW Affordable Housing on the San Francisco Shipyard. Please see flyer below.
Young Community Developers, Inc. Ranked #7 on NPT’s List of Best Nonprofits to Work For
Organizational Mission, Team Work, Shared Goals, Confidence in Leadership, and Compensation are Key Success Drivers For Distinguished Companies
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) announced today it has been named as one of The NonProfit Times (NPT) 2015 Best Nonprofits To Work For in the United States. YCD was ranked #7 nationally on the overall list of 50 best nonprofits. This is YCD’s second year in a row being named in the top 50, moving up three positions from 2014’s #10 ranking. Best Companies Group, an independent workplace research firm specializing in identifying and recognizing great places to work, managed the assessment process on behalf of NPT. Rankings are an aggregate appraisal of several areas of evaluation including communication policies and practices, compensation and benefits, employee development and growth, and overall corporate culture. “Engaging our team members in all aspects of our organization, be it strategic planning, program design and implementation, or organizational process improvements have been core in creating an inclusionary work environment,” said Shamann Walton, Executive Director of YCD. “We hire exceptional team members, provide excellent compensation and, most importantly, continually invest in our team member’s professional development, the end result being a truly innovative organizational culture ultimately benefiting the customers we serve.”
YCD’s highly skilled, well-educated professional staff is dedicated to strengthening the community they serve and provides a full suite of job training, placement and other employment services to more than 1,000 people each year. Through continued investment in their employees YCD has successfully created a professional and team atmosphere, enriched their programs and services, and ultimately provides each customer they serve with a climate that demonstrates caring and dedication.
About Young Community Developers, Inc.
Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) provides a variety of employment training and support services to people residing in San Francisco and surrounding areas. YCD is committed to the preparation, placement, and preservation of Bay Area residents, resulting in each responsibly contributing to their personal and professional enrichment, the development of their families, and to the economic development of their neighborhoods.
More information is available at www.ycdjobs.org, www.facebook.com/ycdjobs, or follow YCD on Twitter @ycdjobs or Instagram @ycdjobssf.
Young Community Developers, Inc.
Shamann Walton, 415-822-3491
Source: Young Community Developers, Inc.
For Immediate Release DATE: October 1, 2014
Contact: Dyana Curreri-Ermatinger,
Associate Director Grants and Contracts
San Francisco Conservation Corps Announced as Energy Upgrade California® Grant Award Winner for Statewide Energy Management Education Program
San Francisco – The San Francisco Conservation Corps has been named one of a select number of community-based organizations across the state that have been awarded grants to develop and implement energy management outreach, awareness, and educational programs for its local community with an emphasis on reaching diverse and underserved populations.
These grants are part of Energy Upgrade California’s efforts to work with grassroots organizations across the state to educate Californians about the simple steps they can take to better manage energy, save money, and make their homes more comfortable.
“We are proud to have been chosen as Community Ambassadors to implement the Energy Upgrade California educational outreach grant and look forward to working with individuals in our community to provide them with tools and resources they can use to reduce their energy consumption and save money in the process,” Ann Cochrane, Executive Director, San Francisco Conservation Corps said.
San Francisco Conservation Corps was one of 34 organizations statewide that received grants. San Francisco Conservation Corps won an award due to its strong history of effectively reaching diverse communities to effect change through grassroots outreach and engagement programs.
“The grants will help bring the importance of energy management to communities throughout the state,” Lauri Walker, manager of community ambassadors, Energy Upgrade California said. “If we all take steps to better conserve and manage energy, our collective efforts will make a big difference as California works to meet energy goals.”
San Francisco Conservation Corps’ long experience with community outreach campaigns has demonstrated its success in reaching diverse populations by utilizing both in-person and social media outreach. With the funds received, San Francisco Conservation Corps will fund Community Housing Partnership and Young Community Developers to reach deeper into the community.
Energy Upgrade California® is a state initiative to help Californians take action to save energy and conserve natural resources, help reduce demand on the electricity grid, and make informed energy management choices at home and at work. It is supported by an alliance of the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission, utilities, regional energy networks, local governments, businesses, and nonprofits to help communities meet state and local energy and climate action goals. Funding comes from investor-owned utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. For more information, visit www.EnergyUpgradeCa.org.
The San Francisco Conservation Corps offers young people opportunities to develop themselves, their academic abilities and marketable job skills while addressing community needs through service work. For more information, visit www.sfcc.org
About Young Community Developers, Inc.
Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) provides a variety of employment training and support services to people residing in San Francisco and surrounding areas. YCD is committed to the preparation, placement, and preservation of Bay Area residents, resulting in each responsibly contributing to their personal and professional development, the development of their families, and to the economic development of their neighborhoods. More information is available at www.ycdjobs.org, www.facebook.comycddevelop, or follow YCD on Twitter @ycdjobs or Instragram @ycdjobssf
AMCAL And Young Community Developers Break Ground On Affordable
Housing At The San Francisco Shipyard
AMCAL And Young Community Developers Break Ground On Affordable Housing At The San Francisco Shipyard
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMCAL Multi-Housing, one of California's leading builders of workforce and affordable housing, is starting construction on 60 affordable family apartments at The San Francisco Shipyard development in southeast San Francisco.
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Young Community Developers Receives 2014 San Francisco Award
San Francisco Award Program Honors the Achievement
Young Community Developers, Inc. was published in The Non Profit Times as one of the top 10 best Non Profits to work for!!! Check us out in the article below:
YCD and Lennar Urban partnered to host Construction Education Day at the San Francisco Shipyard.