Find a Job Through Our Career Services

A variety of career services are available to Maricopa County residents. To promote the health and well-being of our clients and employees, many of our services have been modified so that residents can access them from the safety of their home, including resume and interview tutorials and one-on-one assistance. All persons seeking career services are encouraged to set up an appointment with staff by contacting our Workforce Centers or by Visiting our Client Portal. All in-person services are available by appointment only

Adults ages 18+ interested in developing professional skills and/or finding gainful employment may qualify for career services from the Human Services Department. ARIZONA@WORK - Maricopa County offers an array of free services to help you build the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to be successful in a chosen career pathway.

Basic and individualized career services are available to Maricopa County residents living outside the city of Phoenix. If you live in Phoenix, please click here to learn about career services available in your area.

To access ARIZONA@WORK - Maricopa County services, follow the step-by-step instructions listed below.

Additionally, Arizona residents are able to create a resume and search through job postings by visiting www.azjobconnection.gov and creating a Job Seeker account.

Please note that HSD does not provide Unemployment Insurance (UI). However, you can apply for UI from the safety of your home by submitting an application online or by calling 1-877-600-2722. For more information from the Department of Economic Security (DES), please visit www.azui.gov.

  1. Basic Career Services
  2. Individualized Career Services

Maricopa County residents searching and applying for job opportunities may access ARIZONA@WORK-Maricopa County basic career services.

Basic career services include, but are not limited to:

  • Job search assistance
  • Job readiness workshops  
  • Employment Academy access
  • Basic skills assessments
  • Computer lab access
  • Job fair events

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1 Check Eligibility 

To qualify for career services, the following criteria must be met:

  • Applicant is 18 years or older
  • Applicant can legally work in the United States

Step 2 Create AJC Account 

To begin accessing services offered at one of the Maricopa County career centers, please create an Arizona Job Connection (AJC) PLUS account. This can be completed online or at one of our centers.   

To begin creating an account, click on the “Job Seekers” tab in the menu followed by clicking on the “Create a Job Seeker Account” button on the right side of the page. Please follow the instructions provided on the “Create Job Seeker Account” page.

In addition to accessing ARIZONA@WORK - Maricopa County services, you will be able to use this account to write and post resumes, perform advanced job searches, receive job alerts, etc.

If you have any questions while creating your account, please contact your local career center for assistance. 

Step 3 Visit Client Portal and Career Center

Once you have created an AJC profile, you will be able to access ARIZONA@WORK - Maricopa County basic career services at one of our centers. We encourage all clients to first Visit the Client Portal prior to visiting the Career Center to indicate your interest in our services. Staff will reach out to you to help schedule an appointment.

When visiting one of our centers, please bring a valid driver’s license to verify your identification. 


Availability


If you require further assistance, please contact or visit one of our Comprehensive Career Centers:

ARIZONA@WORK - Maricopa County East Valley

1001 West Southern Avenue, Suite 101
Mesa, Arizona 85210
(602) 372-9700 

ARIZONA@WORK - Maricopa County West Valley

4425 West Olive Avenue, Suite 190

Glendale, Arizona 85302

(602) 372 - 4200


Career services are also available at locations throughout Maricopa County that are operated in partnership with these organizations:

  • City of Mesa, MesaCAN, 635 E. Broadway Road, Mesa, AZ 85204
  • City of Scottsdale, Vista Del Camino Community Center, 7700 E. Roosevelt Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
  • City of Surprise, Surprise Resource Center, 12425 W. Bell Road, Building A, Suite 124, Surprise, AZ 85378, 
  • City of Tempe, Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Suite 202, Tempe, AZ 85282
  • Maricopa County Library District, Town of Queen Creek, Queen Creek Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Coming Soon 

  • City of Avondale, Arizona Complete Health Avondale Resource Center, 995 E. Riley Drive, Avondale, AZ 85323 
  • Maricopa County Library District, Town of Gila Bend, Gila Bend Library, 777 N. Logan Avenue, Gila Bend, AZ 85337

NOTE: The City of Phoenix has its own program for its residents at ARIZONA@WORK City of Phoenix