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.