Looking to hire

iring a qualified person with an intellectual disability brings greater benefits than just filling a job.

When you hire through The Arc of Delaware’s Employment program, you have a solid business case.


Tax incentives

Experience a better bottom line

  • Up to 40% of the first $6000
  • Up to $2400 in wage reimbursement during the first 12 months for each new hire
Free hiring support and training

Take the hassle out of hiring

  • Job analysis
  • Pre-screened, qualified applicants
  • The right person doing the right job
  • On-site training
  • Win/win for employer and employee
  • Highly motivated, dependable, loyal, and productive employees
  • Specialized long-term support resource
  • Increased  retention
  • Potential for greater business profits and growing business patronage from the community.  Research shows that 87% of consumers prefer to patronize employers who hire people with differing abilities.
Benefits in the workplace

Connect with the community

  • Customers with disabilities and their families, friends and associates represent a trillion dollar market segment.
  • Promote diversity, understanding, and acceptance
  • Provide opportunities and support the community
  • Build unity, teamwork, and a healthy work environment
  • Potential for greater overall employee productivity
Participating employers

The Arc of Delaware Employment program is already providing benefit to these businesses.

  • Bank of America
  • State of Delaware
  • Acme
  • Walmart
  • Aramark
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Hockessin Athletic Club
  • 1614 Fitness
  • Ruby Tuesday

Please use the Contact Us form for private answers to your questions on hiring a person with disabilities.

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