St. Joseph the Worker

Our Mission: Our mission is to assist homeless, low-income and other disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to become self-sufficient through quality employment.
St. Joseph the Worker offers comprehensive job searching assistance at our office, located on the Human Services Campus at 1125 W. Jackson St. in Central Phoenix.

There are no fees for any of our services. Please call 602-417-9854 or e-mail with any questions or if you need a referral for other assistance.

Walk-ins are welcome during client office hours.
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Client Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 11:00am, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Friday:  7:30am – 11:00am
St. Joseph the Worker services include:

  • One-on-one attention from a professional Job Developer
  • Telephone/fax access to contact employers
  • Mailing Address 
  • Computer/Internet access 
  • Job Readiness Workshop covering interviewing skills, personal presentation and communication, proper workplace etiquette and much more
  • Frequently updated list of job openings
  • Mock interviews
  • Bus tickets to get to and from interviews and work
  • Targeted services for previously incarcerated individuals to develop a job search strategy and effectively explain a criminal history or large gap in employment 
  • Résumé development
  • Professional clothing and shoes
  • Clothing/uniform and work tools upon verification of employment 
  • Goal-setting and budgeting course
  • Employment retention support such as monthly transportation assistance, education support or housing retention assistance
  • Other services/assistance based on individual need 

There are several steps to getting registered in SJW’s services. Before you can begin enrolling and in order to get started you will need:

  • State issued Photo ID
  • Social Security Card
  • To be clean and sober for 30 days
  • To have shelter of some kind and not be sleeping on the street
If you need help with any of these things, the Human Services Campus can provide support and resources.
St. Joseph the Worker helps hundreds of people secure quality employment each year. Whatever obstacles you are facing and regardless of your background, if you are serious about employment, SJW can help!
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St. Joseph the Worker "Working to End Homelessness" since 1988.