Work at ECF


Leadership at the Exceptional Children’s Foundation, including the Board of Directors and the Executive Management Team, believe that ECF’s employees are at the heart of our quality services that transform clients’ lives each and every day.

ECF greatly values the committed work and dedication of all employees and strives to provide a professional and highly collegial work environment. ECF supports the uniqueness of each employee and promotes a corporate culture where both diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Core Values

Further demonstrating our commitment to high standards and best-practices, ECF created the following core values:

  • People First
  • Empowerment
  • Community Building
  • Service Excellence
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Advocacy
  • Integrity
  • Lifelong Learning

Click here for full description of each Core Value.


The Exceptional Children’s Foundation provides a generous benefits package for employees. These benefits include:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick time
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Paid life insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plans
  • Credit union
  • Comprehensive onboarding process
  • Promotion opportunities for employees
  • Employee discount on artwork created by ECF artists
  • ECF-sponsored events and activities

Note: The foregoing is a general description of ECF’s employee benefits, which are subject to change or termination at any time and may vary according to specific positions and/or employee status.

We welcome you to learn about our current openings and invite you to consider joining the ECF Family, where every employee makes a difference in the lives of young children, students and adults with special needs.

Click here to view and apply for current job openings.

See what some of our employees say about working at ECF:

“My favorite thing about working at ECF is working with our students at the Art Center – their process and passion for art inspire me daily.”
– Adriane

“ECF is one of the best places I’ve worked. The dedication I see is remarkable, and I’m humbled by the programs we provide.”
– Marrina

“Making a positive difference in the lives of students who face a host of challenges daily.”
– Sandy

To speak with an HR representative, please call (310) 737-9393 or