ARIZONA@WORK - Maricopa County

ARIZONA@WORK serves job seekers of all backgrounds, all skill levels—and all ages. Whether you’re an adult with years of job experience or seeking a new career path, we can put our programs and services to work for you. And if you’re a young person looking to find employment, get job training or further your education, we’re here for you too!

ARIZONA@WORK also partners with employers to meet their workforce needs. With locally based services, we have the network to connect people and jobs. By helping businesses succeed and grow, we lay the groundwork for a stronger Arizona economy. And by sharing the solutions you need to find the right employees—right here, right now—we’re committed to real teamwork with you.

Services They Provide:

Educational Resources

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • College Preparation

Employment Assistance

  • Job Training Services

  • Application Preparation



Employment Assistance

Support and empower you to reach your education and employment goals through access to the following services:

  • Tutoring, Study Skills Training, Dropout Prevention, Instruction Leading to a Secondary School Diploma or its Equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma)

  • Alternative Secondary School Diploma and Dropout Recovery Programs

  • Paid and Unpaid Work Experiences

  • Occupational Skills Training

  • Education Offered Concurrent with Workforce Preparation and Occupational Skills Training to Help You Improve Your Basic Math, Reading and/or Writing Skills While Gaining Skills in a Specific Occupation

  • Leadership Development Opportunities to Encourage Confidence and Employability

  • Adult Mentors to Offer Guidance and Support

  • Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Including Drug and Alcohol Abuse

  • Financial Literacy Training to Learn About Budgeting and Managing your Finances

  • Entrepreneurial Skills Training if You Want to Open Your Own Business

  • Labor Market Information Including Identifying High Demand Occupations

  • Applying for College, Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Applying for Scholarships

  • Ongoing Case Management to Support and Assist You in Achieving Your Education and Employment Goals

Arizona Highway Construction Workforce Training Program
A 10-week program that combines 1 week of industry readiness training at Arizona Builders Alliance, and construction site field trips with an opportunity to have 9 weeks of paid, hands-on learning with a variety of large Highway Construction firms in Maricopa County.

Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program
A 4-month Manufacturing Pre-apprenticeship program that provides an opportunity to receive CNC Lathe or CNC Mill Operator Level 1 Certification training at Gateway Community College.  The program also includes Soft Skills/Professionalism/Work Readiness Training and the opportunity to work on your High School Diploma or its equivalent as needed.  Training is designed to lead to full-time unsubsidized employment, or enrollment into a Registered Apprenticeship Program in Manufacturing which allows you to earn and learn at the same time.