Workforce Development Division

We train and connect San Franciscans to sustainable jobs with career growth opportunities and promote prosperity for all residents, including the unemployed, underemployed, and hard-to-employ residents.

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The Workforce Development Division supports workers by:

  • Designing programs and promoting services that respond to the needs of job seekers
  • Coordinating, refining and maintaining city-wide strategies and policies to maximize hiring opportunities for all San Franciscans
  • Engaging all stakeholders such as employers, educational institutions, and service providers to train residents in the skills needed to find and retain jobs today and tomorrow

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Meet the team

Joshua Arce
Director of Workforce Development
Janan Howell
Deputy Director of Workforce Development
Ken Nim
Director of CityBuild



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Available in multiple languages: Chinese, English, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
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