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 Career 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

Career Advisor

The Career Advisor is responsible for providing assistance to youth and young adults and enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities required in a competitive labor market. The Career Advisor is responsible for assisting youth through career and education exploration, application processes for training or post-secondary opportunities, finding employment or internship opportunities, explore financial aid options, break down barriers such as transportation, housing and work readiness skills.

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Outreach Specialist

The Outreach Lead is responsible for directing, administering, and coordinating the internal and external operational activities of the Outreach Program. The Outreach Lead is also responsible for outreach, recruitment, orientation, registration, workshops, and internal and external events. Assist the Outreach and Advisement Manager with the development of organization policies and goal that cover operations, personnel, and growth of the program.

 

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Adult Education Instructor

Adult Education Instructor – Responsible for providing instruction to prepare participants to successfully complete a high school equivalency diploma or skills program and transition to career pathways and/or post-secondary education. ELAA- Responsible for providing instruction to prepare participants to successfully acquire the skills to complete the English Language Acquisition program and transition to career pathways and/or post-secondary education. Understands the challenges participants go through, and the role of counselors and mentor to participant’s development and success.

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ELAA/ESL Instructor

ELAA/ESL Instructor- Responsible for providing instruction to prepare participants to successfully complete a high school equivalency diploma or skills program and transition to career pathways and/or post-secondary education. ELAA- Responsible for providing instruction to prepare participants to successfully acquire the skills to complete the English Language Acquisition program and transition to career pathways and/or post-secondary education. Understands the challenges participants go through, and the role of counselors and mentor to participant’s development and success.

 

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Director of Education

The Director of Education (DOE) is a dynamic, strategic leader that directs efforts to help youth (age 14-24) develop the academic and social skills they need to prepare for and enter college and careers.  He/she possesses extraordinary vision and entrepreneurial acumen and the ability to strategically develop and manage complex and diverse programming in education and leadership to keep ACYR programs state of the art, unique, and research based. Responsible for building upon ACYR’s history of success and strong foundation for best practices in youth development, empowerment and community leadership and for maintaining our status as leaders in youth development locally and nationally.   Key to the DOE’s success will be his/her ability to dynamically and successfully cultivate and build critical relationships necessary for program/organizational growth. Must be driven by a sense of compassion, respect, love and belief in the enormous potential of young people.

The Director of Education position is an essential leadership role at ACYR and will work in partnership with the Director of Youth Development, Administration Team and the CEO.  The DOE must learn, stay abreast of, analyze, and navigate the processes, procedures, and inner workings of the Arizona Department of Education in order to successfully lead the ACYR Charter High School, Dropout Recovery and Adult Basic Education Programs.  The DOE is also responsible for informing, coordinating and educating the Leadership and Administrative teams on all of the Department of Education requirements and developments.

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Director of Program Support

The Director of Program Support  (DPS) is a dynamic, strategic leader that directs efforts to help youth (age 14-24) develop the skills they need to prepare for and enter college and careers.  He/she possess extraordinary vision and entrepreneurial acumen and the ability to strategically develop and manage complex and diverse programming in outreach, career advisement, business relations and workforce development to keep ACYR programs state of the art, unique, and research based. Responsible for building upon ACYR’s history of success and strong foundation for best practices in youth development, empowerment and community leadership and for maintaining our status as leaders in youth development locally and nationally.   Key to the PSD success will be his/her ability to dynamically and successfully cultivate and build critical relationships necessary for program/organizational growth. Must be driven by a sense of compassion, respect, love and belief in the enormous potential of young people.

The Director of Youth Development Programs position is an essential leadership role at ACYR and will work in partnership with the Director of Education, Administration Team, and the CEO.  The PSD must learn, stay abreast of, analyze, and navigate Department of Labor (WIOA legislation), data, education systems, and the intersection of education with workforce development strategies.  The PSD is also responsible for informing, coordinating and educating the Leadership and Administrative teams on all of the DOL/WIOA legislation, requirements and developments.

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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

Phone: 602-252-6721

Ways To Give

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