Note: This program is filled on a first-come, first-served basis; and will close once it is filled to capacity. Deadline has been extended to Tuesday, May 5th at 5pm.
Avondale’s summer teen employment program has a new name and look. Formally known as “Next STEP,” the program is now called “Avi TEMP,” which stands for Teen Employment Mentorship Program. The city of Avondale has partnered with EMCC to hire students that are Avondale residents between the ages of 16 and 24.
Possible areas of opportunity include
- Human Resources
- Education and Libraries
- Fitness and Recreation
- Small Businesses
- Human Services and Social Work
- Information Technology
- Public Works
Past partnerships include departments within the City of Avondale, Keepsake Trophy, Boys and Girls Club, Agua Fria Food Bank, and other small businesses located along Western Ave in the heart of Avondale. This opportunity will allow you to get valuable work-based experiences in broad areas all while giving back to your community. This internship is a part-time position, working under 20 hours per week at $12 per hour.
Currently, this program is scheduled to begin June 8 and end July 23, 2020. **It is our hope to continue with this program as planned, however, we are continuing to monitor CDC guidelines and directives based on the COVID-19 response. In order to minimize the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, this program may be postponed or modified accordingly. ** Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the application and interview process has been modified.
To apply for this internship, you must submit an application only by clicking "Apply Now" on the EMCC Jobs Website. *No resume or cover letter is required to apply for this position, you will work on it during this internship* Once you have applied through our EMCC Website, you will follow the City of Avondale's application process: Applications for this program will open via telephone on Monday, April 13 at 8:00 a.m.; and close on Tuesday, May 5 at 5:00 p.m. or until all placements are filled. Only a telephone application will be accepted for this program. To apply, you will need to call (623) 333-2790, and leave your first and last names, telephone phone number, home address, email address, and that you are an Estrella Mountain Student.
Note: This program is filled on a first-come, first-served basis; and will close once it is filled to capacity. Applicants will be contacted and screened for eligibility through an intake appointment. For any questions, please call Donna Gardner @ (623) 333-2723.
Duties and Responsibilities will be determined after intake meeting and placement is narrowed down.
- Avondale Resident
- Between the ages 16-24
- May have to meet income eligibility requirements