Employment ::
 
I don’t have any work experience, how could I ever get hired for a job?
  • The following programs will give you job while you are training for it!
  • Learn how to do well in an interview and write a good resume!
Job Opportunities, even jobs for adjudicated youth!
Resume Help and Interviewing Skills

Job Opportunities, even jobs for adjudicated youth!

Employment Websites:
You can use these sites to search for a job! Make sure you look at our resume and interview help resources! You can search these websites for free! The following programs are designed to give you work experience and internships, possibly while getting paid!
  • DES/JOBS Program
    • Address: P.O. Box 6123 Phoenix, AZ 85005
    • 602-542-3667
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
    • Address: 3221 N. 16th St., #200 Phoenix, AZ 85016
    • 602-266-6752 or 800-563-1221
    • Call for a location near you
  • Recovery Innovations
    • Address: 2701 N. 16th Street, Suite 316
    • Phoenix, AZ, 85006,
    • (866) 481-5361
  • Public Allies
    • Address: 411 N. Central Ave., Suite 500 Phoenix, Arizona 85004-0691
    • (602) 496-0425
    • This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Jewish Family and Children’s Services
    • Real World Job Development Program
    • Address: 5625 N. 7th St. Phoenix, AZ 85014
    • 602-279-0084
  • InternAmerica
    • Contact: Lynn Davis – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
    • Foster youth students work in Washington DC for a summer to get hands-on experience in: Congressional offices on Capitol Hill, major corporate and national NGO settings.
  • JobCorps
    • 800-733-JOBS (5627)
    • No-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor. Helps people ages 16 through 24 get jobs and take control of their lives.
  • AmeriCorps
    • Address: 230 North First Avenue, Suite 200 Phoenix, AZ 85003
    • (602) 514-7171
    • Places adults in local and national non-profit groups for work experience and possible living allowance. Members can earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of up to $4,725 to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans.
  • Arizona Women’s Education & Employment, Inc. (AWEE)
    • Phoenix: 640 N. 1st Ave; 85003, 602-223-4333
    • Phoenix: 3336 N. 32nd St, Ste 110; 85018, 602-955-4227
    • Phoenix: 1840 N. 95th Ave, Ste 160; 85037, 602-372-4249
    • Phoenix: 914 W. Hatcher; 85021, 602-371-1216
    • Phoenix: 735 N. Gilbert Rd, Ste 134; 85234, 480-497-0350, ext. 223
  • Mesa Youth Placement
    • 1025 N. Country Club Drive
    • Mesa, AZ 85201
    • 480-472-0570
Employment for adjudicated youth
  • AWEE
    • Paths to Living Free Program
    • Choices for Changed Lives Program
    • Programs for women AND men
    • Enroll within six months of your release
  • Arizona Call-a-Teen
  • Phoenix Workforce Connection
    • Phoenix: 3406 N. 51st Ave.
      • Phoenix, AZ 85031
      • 623-247-3304
    • Phoenix: 9801 N. 7th St.
      • Phoenix, AZ 85020
      • 602-861-3304
    • Phoenix: 200 W Washington St
      • Phoenix, AZ 85003
      • (602) 262-6776
    • phoenix.gov/PHXWC/
    • Job opportunities & resume help; Career counseling & GED preparation; Leadership development and mentoring program
  • Maricopa Workforce Connections:
    • www.maricopaworkforceconnection.com/
    • www.arizonaworkforceconnection.com/
    • Chandler: Goodwill of Central AZ
      • 930 N. Alma School Road
      • 480-792-6924
    • Gilbert: 735 N. Gilbert Road
      • 480-497-0350
    • Tempe: Goodwill of Central AZ
      • 3122 South McClintock Drive
      • 480-755-4092
    • Scottsdale: 7375 East 2nd Street
      • 2323
    • Mesa: 163 N. Dobson Road
      • 480-962-7678
    • Phoenix: 1840 North 95th Ave, Ste 160
      • Phoenix, AZ 85037
      • 602-372-4200
    • Case management, job search assistance and college financial assistance
Resume Help and Interviewing Skills

Getting a job can be difficult and competitive but don’t freak out! We are here to give you the resources and help you need to stand out from the crowd and land that job!

If you are planning to attend college or are already in college check with your school.
  • Most (if not all) colleges and universities have career centers that will have this information available to students for free.
Here are some local community organizations/centers that provide resume help and job interview preparation:

Phoenix Workforce Connection
  • Phoenix: 3406 N. 51st Ave.
    • Phoenix, AZ 85031
    • 623-247-3304
  • Phoenix: 9801 N. 7th St.
    • Phoenix, AZ 85020
    • 602-861-3304
  • Phoenix: 200 W Washington St
    • Phoenix, AZ 85003
    • 602-262-6776
Goodwill of Central Arizona
1726 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix AZ 85015
(8 other locations also available)
602-416-6461

Maricopa Community Colleges Center for Workforce Development
2411 West 14th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281-6942
480-731-822
(Locations at each Maricopa Community College Campus)
www.maricopa.edu/workforce/career.php
You don’t have to be a college student.

Helps people ages 16 through 24 get jobs and take control of their lives.
http://jobcorps.dol.gov/about.htm

Interfaith Cooperative Ministries
501 S. 9th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ, 85007
602-254-7450
www.icmaz.org/

ACYR Arizona Call-A-Teen Youth Resources
649 N. 6th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
602-252-6721
www.azcallateen.k12.az.us/

Portable Practical Educational Preparation
Locations:
Avondale: 623-932-3448Casa Grande: 520-836-2318
Chandler: 480-821-1488Coolidge: 520-723-5080
Douglas: 520-364-4405Eloy: 520- 466-7376
San Luis: 520-627-3203Tucson: 520-622-3553

www.ppep.org

JobCorps
800-733-JOBS (5627)
No-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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