City of Phoenix

Youth Job Seekers


Your future is wide open, and we’ll help you pursue your path to success with a full range of programs, services and resources, all designed to help fulfill your dreams—and all free of charge.



The City of Phoenix Youth Programs offer pathways to success. If you are a youth that is looking to get back into school, start college planning or begin your career preparation our programs will work with you to create your college and career blueprint. Services include: Advice and planning; College preparation; Leadership programs; Basic skills training; Tutoring; Career readiness; Support services; Education planning; and Career guidance.

For more information, please complete the CONTACT FORM.



Chicanos Por La Causais located in downtown Phoenix at:

619 N. 7th Ave., Bldg. B

Phoenix, AZ 85007

(602) 769-2959


Jewish Family and Children’s Services is located on the west end of Phoenix at:

9014 N. 23rd Avenue, #3

Phoenix, AZ 85021

(602) 279-0084


Neighborhood Ministries is located in downtown Phoenix at:

1918 W. Van Buren Street

Phoenix, AZ 85009

(602) 718-1173


The YMCA is located in Phoenix's Maryvale Village at:

3825 N. 67th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85033

(602) 688-5332



Looking for a Summer Job?

What is Phoenix RISE? The Phoenix Youth Reach and Invest in Summer Employment (R.I.S.E.) program provides employment opportunities for youth, ages 16 to 24 years old, to learn the general aspects of working in a business during the summer months. This internship offers a pathway to building a stronger work ethic and making future connections.

Participating in R.I.S.E provides valuable insight into future career opportunities, work readiness training and helps create and build your future professional network.

Internship timeframe:  June - July of each year. Applications for Summer 2022 are no longer being accepted. Please check back in May of 2023 for Summer 2023 opportunities. 

• 16 - 24 years at time of application
• Reside in City of Phoenix
• Have legal right to work documentation in the U. S.
• Must be available to work entire length of internship, 4 weeks, (20 hours per week)
• Must be able to attend a mandatory virtual two-day work readiness
• Must have own transportation to work site regardless of proximity to residence and access to internet for virtual assignments. Work site locations will vary by availability and location

For more information contact:  [email protected]

Youth Work Readiness Photo
Youth Work Readiness Activities
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