ARIZONA@WORK - Phoenix

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

 

Programs:

Employment Assistance

Pathways to Success
Services include: Advice and planning; College preparation; Leadership programs; Basic skills training; Tutoring; Career readiness; Support services; Education planning; and Career guidance.

YouthBuild
The goal is to offer youth development services that supports high school completion, High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation/completion, academic and work-related skill attainment, career pathways and leadership and community development.

Program offers weekly stipends while in training, plus additional performance incentives. YouthBuild participants will build homes in Phoenix.

JEM
The Leadership Academy was developed to commemorate the leadership, service, and legacy of Jerome E. Miller, former Phoenix Deputy City Manager. The goals of the academy are to expose high school 11th and 12th grade students to careers in public service, fuel and diversify the pipeline for public service, and prepare students for college, career and life success.

Phoenix Youth RISE (Reach and Invest in Summer Employment)
The purpose of the RISE program is to provide youth participants with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain a job and advance in employment, while providing opportunities for career exploration and skill development.The program design for the summer program engages business to sponsor and pay for the work experience of the youth enrolled in the program.The program recruits youth, ages 16-24, who reside in Phoenix, have the right to work and are available for a 5-week paid work experience/internship. Youth are selected through a lottery process and scheduled to attend a 2-day work readiness workshop to prepare them for the world-of-work, prior to their start date of the work experience.All participants are paid minimum wage during their participation in the program.

For Adult Job Seekers:
From career counseling and skills development to comprehensive job search and placement services, there are many ways we can help find the right employment opportunity for you.

Soar Work Readiness Classes
Self-assessment, other assessments, active research, redesign career path.