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St. Joseph the Worker

St. Joseph the Worker


St. Joseph the Worker makes employment possible for the Working Poor in Arizona by providing the resources necessary to gain and maintain employment. They offer the Working Poor a hand up, not a hand out-building on their strengths and helping to reduce or eliminate any barriers to employment.

In Fiscal Year 13/14, St. Joseph the Worker achieved the following successes:

  • Helped 2,457 people go back to work, averaging nearly 200 every month!
  • $9.55 an hour was the starting pay rate
  • 39% of the jobs offered benefits
  • More than 2,800 different individuals received services ranging from one-on-one job search assistance, job-readiness resources and referrals, as well as encouragement and support to pursue a self-sufficient lifestyle


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