Employment and Training
Our Employment and Training Department move people out of poverty and into a livable wage. We are also critical to making our region’s economy grow by meeting the needs of today’s workforce. Our full spectrum of employment related services include; youth and adult on-the-job training, assistance for school, job placement and summer jobs for youth. Our dedicated staff members work to prepare youth, adults and dislocated workers for jobs in high demand sectors.
Job Placement Assistance
The Tucson Urban League offers job placement services to low-income youth, adults and dislocated workers. In partnership with Pima County One Stops Centers, we provide a comprehensive set of services that prepares clients for the competitive job market as well as referrals for job placement.
Summer Youth Education and Employment
The Tucson Urban League offers a wide variety of summer youth programs targeting youth ages 14-24. Our staff provides young people work experience, basic education instruction and academic enrichment and employability skills training during the summer months. Students get an opportunity to earn credit toward school, gain exposure to the workforce and engage in career and educational planning. This program is a federal funded program and receives funding from Pima County.
In School Training and Employment (IN-STEP)
The Tucson Urban League partners with University of Arizona to provide low-income high school students 14-21 with part-time after-school employment opportunities on campus. Participants expand their knowledge and appreciation of a university education and gain valuable work experience. The program runs October-May.
Daphanie Conner, Employment and Facilitator
2305 S. Park Ave. Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: 520-791-9522b Ext 2243