Job Readiness Training (JRT) Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


4425 West Olive Ave, Suite 400Glendale, AZ 85302


Job Readiness classes teach newly arrived refugees soft skills about working in America. The goal of the training is to improve the client’s abilities to obtain and maintain gainful employment. JRT volunteers will teach a 3 hour long classes every other week on Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays. On alternating weeks, volunteers may help refugee clients write resumes and search for jobs.
Tuesday Topics:
 The job search process;
o Networking, job applications, etc.
 Small group resume creation & career counseling;
 Job retention strategies & reasons for termination;
 American workplace culture;
o Effective communication, conflict resolution, sexual harassment prevention, & ethical behavior
Wednesday Topics:
 Interview preparation & strategy
 One-on-one practice interviews
 Pre/Post-Employment paperwork (I-9, W-4, etc.)
 Career & goal planning
Classes typically range from 5-40 students with interpreters provided for students who are not fluent in English.

Class is taught bi-weekly Tuesday & Wednesday, 9am-12pm.


  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Class is taught Tuesday & Wednesday, 9am-12pm

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