Real Jobs for Real Pay

The FitzFile by Richard Fitzmaurice — The Arc of Alameda County/President of the Board, The Arc of California   October is Disability Awareness Month Since 1945, the Federal Government has set aside some period of time dedicated to finding jobs for people with disabilities.  The event has evolved over the years. Today it’s called National Disability Employment […]

Why We Love the Livermore Police Department

A Job Washing Police Vehicles in Livermore Did you know that for over a decade, The Arc has found work for people with developmental disabilities at the Livermore Police Department?  A team of dedicated Arc clients has washed police vehicles and do a great job at it.   Pride in Their Work Rhonda Bishop, Livermore […]

A Quarter Century of Shiny Autos in Pleasanton

    For 25 years now, The Arc of Alameda County has teamed up with the City of Pleasanton to provide Arc clients – people with intellectual and developmental disabilities – the opportunity for some on-the-job training by washing Pleasanton’s maintenance vehicles.  Over the quarter century, the Arc workers have done such a great job […]

Talkin’ Trash in San Leandro – Arc Clients Keep Parks Picked-up

The Start of a Beautiful Friendship with The City of San Leandro Back in 2012, The Arc of Alameda County partnered with The City of San Leandro to pick up trash at Marina Park at the end of Fairway Drive.  It was the beginning of a long relationship.  Our clients still go every Monday and […]

The Arc is Hiring – Van Drivers, Campus Mgrs & More

      The Arc of Alameda County announced today that it is looking to fill several newly created jobs in addition to having several openings for its more traditional jobs.  Click here for more information.   One of the newly created positions is that of Assistant Campus Director. The person filling the job will be a […]