Work at ACYR

Do you want to be a part of team that is dedicated to your success and growth as a professional? Do you want to be part of building a company that inspires people to be great? For over 35 years ACYR has helped prepare the next generation of worker. We are a non-profit community based organization dedicated to providing services and support for low-income young adults needing assistance completing their education and gaining employment. ACYR programs are youth centered and adapted to address a broad range of needs. ACYR programs provide safe and supportive environments that foster independence and personal growth for young adults as they build on existing strengths.

Great Opportunities

ACYR ideal candidates will be outgoing self-starters who excel at working independently and in teams while meeting deadlines with highly focused attention to detail. Our work environment is team-oriented, fast paced and fun. We encourage ALL of our employees to grow with the company and to become part of our success story. That’s why your success is ours! We support and encourage our employees by:

providing an ongoing training program.
developing and promoting from our hourly entry level positions when applicable.
helping our employees to continue/meet their personal and education goals
promoting participation in the development and healthy growth of ACYR and its many programs

Great Benefits
Competitive Base Salary with Paid Training
Comprehensive Medical benefits, Dental & Vision discounts
Simple IRA with company matched funds
Supplemental Insurance available through Humana or AFLAC
Two Weeks Paid Vacation, to start
16 hours of Personal Time Yearly
12 Days of Sick Leave Yearly
11 Paid Holidays, which includes your Birthday!
Automatic 5% Salary Increase upon successful completion of the Introductory Period.

To apply email your resume to hr@acyraz.org

Current Openings

ELL English Teacher, Full Time – Salary based on level of education and experience

To plan, prepare and deliver courses in their entirety within set time constraints as outlined in the curriculum. Responsible for providing to students standards-based education in accordance with established educational requirements and student need.

Must hold a bachelor’s degree in appropriate subject area or hold a bachelor’s degree with 24-plus semester hours of study in appropriate subject area. Strong communications skills are critical, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to work independently and part of a team. Ability to commit to teamwork and establishing effective working relationships. Willingness to consistently display a positive attitude and image of the agency, as well as provide high quality, effective customer service in all facets of communication. Must consistently engage in learning and developing new skills and approaches. Understands and utilizes positive youth development practices in all levels of work.

Experience working with at risk youth a plus. Bi-lingual bi-cultural a plus. Ability to be flexible as specific tasks will change with the evolution of the program. Acceptance of individual differences in people. Awareness of one’s capabilities and limitations. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in standards-based education and training; experience in curricula integration and alternative teaching strategies.

Certification/Licenses
Bachelor’s Degree
Valid Arizona State ELL Teacher’s Certification (9-12) in appropriate subject area
Valid Arizona Identity Verification Print Card (Fingerprint Clearance Card)
NES/AEPA Content Certificate
Reading Endorsement
SEI or ESL or Bilingual Endorsement
Copy of complete transcripts

Special Education Teacher, Full Time – Salary based on level of education and experience

Provide a variety of technical work to support the Special Education Department including gathering data for compliance purposes, reporting to the state department critical data, maintaining records and files in accordance with IDEA regulations, maintaining data bases processing and purchase orders.

To plan, prepare and deliver courses in their entirety within set time constraints as outlined in the curriculum. Responsible for providing to students standards-based education in accordance with established educational requirements and student need.

Must hold a bachelor’s degree in Education or Special Education. Masters of Education or Special Education preferred. Strong communications skills are critical, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to work independently and part of a team. Ability to commit to teamwork and establishing effective working relationships. Willingness to consistently display a positive attitude and image of the agency, as well as provide high quality, effective customer service in all facets of communication. Must consistently engage in learning and developing new skills and approaches. Understands and utilizes positive youth development practices in all levels of work.

Strong written and verbal communications skills are critical. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to commit to teamwork and establishing effective working relationships. Willingness to consistently display a positive attitude and image of the agency, as well as provide high quality, effective customer service in all facets of communication. Must consistently engage in learning and developing new skills and approaches. Understands and utilizes positive youth development practices in all levels of work.

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Adult Education Instructor, Part Time– Salary based on level of education and experience

Overview of Objectives
Responsible for providing individualized instruction to ABE/GED students as well as those students who need to improve their reading and mathematical skills.

Education/Training
Bachelor’s degree. Knowledge of adult student characteristics and adult basic education content areas. Ability to instruct students in the use of basic technology applications and integrate into instruction. Experience teaching/working with adult learners is a must.

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Facilities Handyman, Part Time

Overview of Objectives
Responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks. Performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); plumbing, etc.). Perform other tasks as assigned.

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We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Only those candidates with the experience and qualifications that correspond to our requirements may be contacted by a member of our hiring department. All inquiries on the status of your application should be made through hr@acyraz.org.

Contact us

Contact Information

ACYR 649 N. 6th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85003
West Valley Career Center, 1840 N. 95th Avenue, Phoenix
Arizona College, 4425 W. Olive, Glendale

Phone: 602-252-6721