ACYR’s Workforce Development programs are for young adults who live in the City of Phoenix or in communities in western Maricopa County, and are experiencing circumstances that make it difficult for them to find and keep a job.
You may need our assistance if you need help with these career skills:
Education: Helps you build a solid career and provides more opportunity for advancement
Personal Qualities: Helps you have a positive “can do” attitude. Arrive on time. Be dependable. Dress appropriately. Ready to work.
Interpersonal Communication: Helps you get along and interact with others, to include different cultural backgrounds.
Problem Solving and Decision Making: Helps you think on your feet. Learn reason, and think creatively. Identify and solve problems. Prepare and ask questions.
Job Seeking Skills: Helps you job search and be your best you. Create powerful resumes and cover letters. Interview to get the job.
Customer Service: Helps you keep customers satisfied. You’ll need to be able to listen, identify needs, provide service and deliver information and work as part of a team.
Financial Literacy: Helps you manage your finances, checking and, saving. Build your credit and budget your money.
The workforce programs enroll ages 14-24 years of age, and whose families meet certain income guidelines (call for individual program guidelines).