SAN FRANCISCO, May 11th, 2018 – Survata announced today that one of its employee is the recipient of a 2018 WorkLife Award from The Arc San Francisco, an initiative that celebrates the work and life achievements of people with developmental disabilities and the San Francisco businesses that employ them. This year, George Reyes, Office Assistant was recognized with The Employee of the Year.
The awards were created by The Arc to showcase the contributions of people with developmental disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and other disabilities, as well as a forum to highlight the businesses who champion their success.
Clients of The Arc work in positions that vary from full-time to part-time and include office and facility services, data entry, tech support, customer service, education, hospitality, and retail. The Arc is experienced at matching qualified candidates to the needs of employers. The agency provides job coaches, at no cost to Survata, who work with employees to ensure they meet employer expectations.
“The organizations who employ our clients understand that people with developmental disabilities make terrific employees,” said Connie Tabas, Interim CEO of The Arc San Francisco. “I congratulate the businesses and individuals who are receiving The Arc’s 2018 WorkLife Awards for bringing a new diversity and talent pool to the workplace. They know that clients of The Arc are dedicated workers fulfilling vital roles every day. They support our clients in becoming taxpayers and fully contributing adults who are vital members of our community.”
George joined the Survata Team in February 2017 and has been a great contributor from day one. Over the past year, he has thrived as an Office Assistant helping with everything from expense reports, conference rooms and shopping for office supplies. His energy is infectious and he has taken on new challenges at work and is a friend to all. We are recognizing George as the New Employee of the Year because of his unbeatable work ethic and positive attitude that brings to our team.
About The Arc San Francisco
The Arc San Francisco is a lifelong learning and achievement center for over 800 individuals with developmental disabilities in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin counties. For over 60 years, The Arc has been widely recognized for its innovation in education and career programs as well as independent living services, health advocacy, and a broad range of arts and recreation opportunities. The Arc supports individuals with autism, Down syndrome, and other disabilities to meet the challenges of adulthood while achieving personal goals and lifelong success. The Arc’s affiliations with over 100 SURVATA, education, and health partners enable the nonprofit organization to provide successful internships and employment opportunities while offering a more diverse, enriching life experience for those served.
For more information visit www.thearcsf.org
The Arc San Francisco Employment Programs
The Arc San Francisco provides specialized employment and workforce development services that support the success of individuals with developmental disabilities in today’s competitive job market. Working collaboratively with clients, The Arc’s experienced team matches qualified, motivated job candidates to part- and full-time positions in office and facility services, data entry, tech support, customer service, education, hospitality, and retail, ensuring success through ongoing job coaching and career skills development. The Arc provides internship support and job coaching at no cost to employers.
Survata is a fast-growing technology measurement company that provides brand intelligence to the world's leading brands and agencies. Clients use Survata's platform to talk to consumers after every touchpoint, from ad impressions and site visits to purchases and offline behavior. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading Silicon Valley venture capital investors.
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