St. Joseph the Worker Breakfast Highlights Incredible Stories of Perseverance

St. Joseph the Worker Breakfast Highlights Incredible Stories of Perseverance

The Event: Annual Celebration of the Worker EventThe Cause: St. Joseph the WorkerEvent Date: September 16, 2022Location: Phoenix Country ClubHonorees: Wilson Electric, Community Partner of the Year | Matt Feeney, Distinguished Leader of the Year | Antonio Thompson, Client of the YearGold Bell Sponsor: ProWest Roofing & RestorationHosts: Jarrett Ransom & Rick DeBruhlNotable Moments: Client of the Year,…

A Phoenix cafe manager hired a homeless man to work in the kitchen. The experience has changed their lives

A Phoenix cafe manager hired a homeless man to work in the kitchen. The experience has changed their lives

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal. Denise Bismore got to know Johnny Mcmillan pretty well over the past 10 years.  Homeless for two and a half decades, Mcmillan panhandled for change near Bismore’s downtown Phoenix cafe. Soon after they met, Mcmillan began helping carry out the sidewalk signs for Bismore’s restaurant, Spoonz…

Phoenix-based St. Joseph the Worker receives grant to help homeless, others find and keep jobs

Phoenix-based St. Joseph the Worker receives grant to help homeless, others find and keep jobs

This article originally published in the Phoenix Business Journal. Phoenix nonprofit St. Joseph the Worker — which helps disadvantaged, homeless and low-income individuals find jobs — has received a $250,000 grant from the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation.  The funding for the foundation’s Workforce Villages program will help provide basic resources to maintain employment, said…

St. Joseph the Worker hosts ‘Celebration of the Worker’ event this September

St. Joseph the Worker hosts ‘Celebration of the Worker’ event this September

This article originally appeared in Arizona Free Press. Proceeds empower individuals who find themselves in dire straits From 7 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, St. Joseph the Worker is hosting its 8th annual Celebration of the Worker Annual Community Breakfast at the Phoenix Country Club. Free to attend, the event is the nonprofit’s most significant…

APS Grants Aid West Valley Nonprofits

APS Grants Aid West Valley Nonprofits

This article originally appeared in Independent Newsmedia. Grants to support homelessness, employment, education programs Arizona Public Service Co., in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation, has announced the recipients of its 2022 West Valley Grants Program, in which eligible nonprofits receive funding for programs supporting the environment, education, community development and arts and culture. In…

Our Youth Employment and Resources Program Helps Teens Navigate Entry Into Workforce

Our Youth Employment and Resources Program Helps Teens Navigate Entry Into Workforce

St. Joseph the Worker offers a youth program called Youth Employment and Resources. This program serves youth primarily ages 15-25 years old. Through this program, we help teens and young adults become employable and employed, so that they never fall into the troubling demographic ofdisconnected youth.  We recently added new content to our workshops that now span four modules –…

We’re Hiring:  A Chief Executive Officer and A Human Resources Manager

We’re Hiring: A Chief Executive Officer and A Human Resources Manager

For over 33 years, St. Joseph the Worker has been focused on employment as a solution to homelessness and poverty. Our staff is passionate about seeing our clients succeed in life through becoming and staying employed. Working as a part of our programs, development or administrative teams, you will find collaboration, innovation and fun! Learn…

St. Joseph The Worker Awarded $250,000 Grant From The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

St. Joseph The Worker Awarded $250,000 Grant From The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

St. Joseph the Worker is pleased to announce a $250,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The funding will support our Workforce Villages program, which works to eliminate housing barriers for employed individuals experiencing homelessness.   “The truth is, many people facing homelessness want to work but lack the basic resources to find and…

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