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Employment Services

PRC Employment Services offers individualized supportive services for people with disabilities who want to pursue their vocational interests through career exploration, training and education, or a job search.

PRC Employment Services offers career navigation services, which include labor market research, skill interest testing, values and interest exploration, identification of workplace limitations, and assistance in defining a career goal. PRC Employment Services partners with the California Department of Rehabilitation to support individual enrollment in diverse training and education programs at the certificate level, 2-year college level, and 4-year college level.

Career Assessment and Navigation

Career Assesment

Employment Services staff meets with the client to conduct a thorough assessment of the client’s situation. Based upon the assessment and the client’s identified vocational objectives, an Individual Service Plan (ISP) is developed that maps out a time-lined work plan with short term and long term goals, utilizing both program and referral resources to achieve these objectives.

Career Navigation

PRC Employment Services offers career navigation services, which include labor market research, skill interest testing, values and interest exploration, identification of workplace limitations, and assistance in defining a career goal. PRC Employment Services partners with the California Department of Rehabilitation to support individual enrollment in diverse training and education programs at the certificate level, 2-year college level, and 4-year college level.

Training & Skill Building

Workplace Skills, Computer Training & Career Pathways

PRC offers a range of Microsoft Office computer training, administrative skills, and career pathway classes to prepare people for competitive employment environments across public and private sectors. Courses can be as brief as a 2-hour Microsoft Office learn-the-basics course called FirstStep, or enroll in a full course, such as our 4-week Microsoft Office intensive course called NextStep Computer Training. Our 10-class StepUp Training builds administrative and clerical skills and compliments the NextStep course to prepare someone to succeed in the workplace. LiftUp SF is PRC’s new career pathway training, transforming lived experience with mental health or substance use challenges into valuable and competitive job skills.

Classes boast a low student-teacher ratio that does not exceed 5:1 Instruction is designed for intermediate-level learners. See the Workshop Calendar below for complete program schedules.

Job Search Assistance

PRC Employment Services offers individualized job search assistance, tailored to each individual’s unique talents, skills, and abilities. We support our clients in all aspects of job searching, including individualized support for in creating a resume, customizing cover letters, interview preparation, and identifying job search strategies. As part of our job search assistance, we also offer support to identify volunteer opportunities, on-the-job training positions, and internships.

Workshop Calendar

All computer training classes require preregistration and class participants must be registered clients of PRC’s Employment Services program. 

To register for a class, or if you have any questions about classes, please contact the PRC Computer Training program at 415-972-0837 or tomas.llorence@prcsf.org.

Open lab time is any time between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, when a class in not scheduled in the lab (see class schedule below). Open lab time is available to all registered clients of PRC’s Employment Services program active in an Individual Service Plan with an Employment Services staff member.