Phoenix Provides Job Training to Youth

Phoenix Provides Job Training to Youth

In 2017 Phoenix Hometown Hires partnered with the Blue Ribbon Commission to provide job readiness training to 47 students ages 16-19. Over the course of 2 weeks, volunteers and staff worked with the students on overcoming barriers, building self-confidence, marketing...
Spring Life Skills Graduation

Spring Life Skills Graduation

On June 28th eleven adults and two children graduated from the 9 month Life Skills Program.  It was an evening of celebration, but also a reminder of just how far our participants have come in achieving their goals. Several have found their dream jobs, others have...
Volunteer Spotlight – Greg Ballard

Volunteer Spotlight – Greg Ballard

The work of Phoenix Hometown Hires is only possible with dedicated, passionate and committed volunteers like Greg Ballard. In 2016 Greg dedicated over 100 volunteer hours in numerous roles; from teaching Job Readiness and Life Skills workshops to leading volunteer and...
Participant Spotlight – Justin

Participant Spotlight – Justin

After years of making poor choices and spending time in and out of jail, Justin came to a stark realization – if he continued to do the same things and hang around the same people, he would continue to get the same result. Instead, Justin came to Phoenix Hometown...
Star News Features Pat Ahern

Star News Features Pat Ahern

Pat discovered Phoenix Hometown Hires at the StarNews Media Conscience Fair in 2014.  She quickly got involved volunteering with the Job Program and is now the Volunteer Coordinator.  Pat’s passion for our mission is evident in every conversation you have with...
Phoenix Holiday Makeover

Phoenix Holiday Makeover

Thanks to Salon Beyond Basics, two of our participants recieved a holiday make-over this week as part of WWAY’s Season of Giving.  Kanisha and Nadeen came to Phoenix Hometown Hires looking for a job and a fresh start.  Both graduated from our Jobs Week and began...