Listing of Felon Friendly Organizations in Arizona that Provide
Employment Assistance for People with Felony Records
Are you interested in a career, but have a felony conviction on your record? There are still career opportunities available for you, although they are more limited and harder to obtain.
You could become a self-employed entrepreneur, and start your own business. Of course, that is easier said, than done, but it is a possibility. Other careers would include the skilled trades such as being a carpenter, plumber, electrician, auto mechanic, HVAC technician, welder, and construction worker. Some other possibilities include barber, salesperson, service dog trainer, manufacturing tech, social work, and addiction counselor. These are just a few examples. There are many more alternatives.
Presented below are organizations in Arizona with links to their websites, which provide assistance to persons with felony records who are interested in career opportunities. These organizations can counsel you, and identify and connect you with employers who are willing to consider hiring people with felony records.
You can also check out the other sections in this website that provide the schools that train you for some of the available careers.
70 Million Jobswww.70millionjobs.com/
A national on-line employment platform that is specifically for people with felony records with many job opportunities in Arizona.
A New Leaf – Workforce Serviceswww.turnanewleaf.org/services
This is an Arizona non-profit organization that provides housing for the homeless, counseling, job training, and help with job placement for people with felony records.
Aerotek Recruiting & Staffingwww.aerotek.com/en
A global recruiting and staffing company with offices in Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson that assists people with felony records
Arizona at Workhttps://arizonaatwork.com/
This is a statewide organization with 47 locations that provides no-cost career counseling, job training, and a large database of jobs in Arizona for people with felony records.
Arizona Opportunities Industrialization Centerhttp://www.azoic.org/
An Arizona non-profit organization that provides career training and job placement assistance for people with felony records.
An Arizona non-profit organization for women that provides second chance counseling and job placement.
Arizona Common Groundhttp://www.arizonacommonground.org
An Arizona non-profit organization that provides counseling and job placement opportunities to felons that are being released from prison in Maricopa County.
CASS – Central Arizona Shelter Serviceshttp://www.cassaz.org/
This Arizona non-profit organization provides housing and counseling for the homeless, and also assists with job placement.
Chicanos Por La Casa – Workforce Solutionshttps://cplc.org/econ/workforce.php
This non-profit organization provides counseling and job training and job placement for people with felony records. It also provides small business loans and economic opportunities for emerging small business to start and grow.
This non-profit organization provides addiction recovery and counseling services, and job opportunities for people with felony records.
This is a website that lists resources that are available for felons. It also provides a list of jobs that are available in Arizona for felons.
Focus Employment Serviceshttp://www.focusemployment.com/
This is a career counseling and employment agency with offices in Phoenix and Tempe that assists people with felony records.
Goodwill Career Centers (8 Arizona Locations)http://www.goodwillaz.org/jobs/career-centers
This non-profit organization provides no-cost counseling services to help land a job and advance the career for people with felony records.
Help for Felonshttps://helpforfelons.org/
This non-profit organization provides job support, housing and other assistance for people with felony records.
Job Path (For Pima County Residents)http://www.jobpath.net/
This is a counseling and financial support organization that provides financial aid to Pima County residents, including residents with felony records, for job training programs of two-years or less.
This is an employment agency in Phoenix and Tempe that finds jobs for people with felony records.
St. Joseph the Workerhttps://www.sjwjobs.org/
This is a non-profit organization that provides resources, training, and counseling for people with felony records, and helps them find employment.
Yavapai Reentry Project (For Yavapai County Residents)https://yavapaireentryproject.org/
This is a non-profit organization that provides counseling and assistance, and links to employment & job training programs for formerly incarcerated people that are returning to Yavapai County.
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