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The Pima County One-Stop, a division of the Community & Workforce Development Department, boosts the local economy by delivering a wide range of career advancement opportunities to individuals, while offering extensive services to the business community.

Dislocated Worker Hotline: 520-724-5735

The Pima County One-Stop Career Center Hotline is staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Workforce development specialists are ready to answer questions, in English and Spanish, and to offer guidance in a variety of areas, including:
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  • Training assistance
  • Job leads
  • Employment referrals
  • Support services (food, emergency shelter, permanent housing, rent/mortgage assistance and utility assistance)

Pima Works

We work for you by:

  • Assessing skills and developing a career plan
  • Matching your skills with current job openings
  • Improving resume writing, interviewing and other skills
  • Teaching skills through targeted workshops and training
  • Offering occupational training programs
  • Providing access to internet, telephones and career information

We work for business by:

  • Publicizing job openings
  • Developing employee training programs
  • Holding events to connect job seekers with employers
  • Providing information on economic development programs
  • Offering outplacement services and alternatives to a layoff
  • Assisting in accessing incentives, tax credits

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Job Openings in Pima County

The Pima County One-Stop Career Center is here to help you get back to work! The One-Stop works with local businesses and identifies job opportunities you might not find elsewhere. Click the link above and start searching.

Back to Business

Get the latest information on Pima County's Back to Business effort, including:

Apply for Arizona Unemployment Benefits

The Department of Economic Security administers the federal Unemployment Insurance Benefit Program in Arizona, providing a temporary source of income for workers who lost jobs through no fault of their own, including as a result of COVID-19.

The Arizona benefit will vary based upon the amount of money the individual previously earned, but will be between $187 and $240 per week. 

News and Information

The Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center helps military veterans find jobs, get training, access benefits, and provide needed support services. Learn more. 
November 16, 2020
The One-Stop can help job seekers of all backgrounds, as this story shows 
November 13, 2020
Consumers can discover promotional offers from participating merchants in this partnership among Hownd, Pima County and the city of Tucson. 
November 13, 2020
Rent Help

Rent help/Eviction Prevention

Tenants impacted by COVID-19: Apply now for rental assistance through the Arizona Department of Housing. Time and funding are limited.

Start here: https://housing.az.gov/ or call toll free 2-1-1 to apply via telephone or for help completing the application.

Also make sure you’re protected by the CDC eviction moratorium. Find the form you need, plus more information about eviction protection and available resources, including free legal help. Go here: www.pima.gov/RentHelp

Business Resources

Pima County Rapid Response Program
The Department of Community & Workforce Development offers assistance to businesses facing layoffs. Email: BusinessServices@pima.gov | Phone: 520-724-3684.

Arizona Commerce Authority
Information and resources related to workforce investment, business financial support, housing, supply chain and logistics, and other areas important to the business community.

Community Investment Corporation
The local nonprofit offers emergency loans to assist businesses during the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Connect Tucson
Economic development and opportunity information from the City of Tucson.

Downtown Tucson Partnership
Safety information, news and general updates for businesses, employees and visitors in downtown Tucson.

Tucson International Airport
Safety and security information for travelers, airline industry employees and the public.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber has workforce information, reopening guidance, a playbook for small businesses and more to help navigate the pandemic.
U.S. Small Business Administration
Information on accessing the SBA's Disaster Assistance Program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit Tucson
Updates from the regional tourism organization.

YWCA Southern Arizona
The YWCA is administering Small Business Continuity Grants of up to $10,000 through the City of Tucson We Are One/Somos Uno Resiliency Fund to provide immediate and long-term support to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Child Care

Childcare checklist
Ready to return to work? This checklist can help you ensure steps are in place to keep your child safe while you are away.

Employment

ARIZONA@WORK
The statewide workforce development network helps businesses of all sizes and types recruit, develop and retain the best employees for their needs maintains a list of employers with immediate job openings.

Food

  • To find a food pantry near you: text FOOD or COMIDA to 877877 or visit the Community Food Bank’s website, including this map showing where you can get emergency food and free community meals at sites around Southern Arizona.
  • Meals for children under 18: call AZ Hunger Hotline (602) 528-3434 or (800) 445-1914
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): A federal program that provides benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move toward self-sufficiency.

Internet

EveryoneOn
A national non-profit dedicated to creating social and economic opportunity by connecting low-income families to affordable internet service and computers.

Pima County Emergency Services Network Agencies

All financial assistance programs are based on income eligibility and the availability of funds and/or appointments.
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Community and Workforce Development

Kino Service Center
(Dislocated worker)
2797 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 724-7700

Veterans Workforce Center
2801 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 724-2646

Rio Nuevo Center
(Unemployed adults)
340 N. Commerce Park Loop
Tortolita Building
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 724-7650

Sullivan Jackson Employment Center
(Homeless individuals)
400 E. 26th St.
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 724-7300

Youth Employment Center
320 N. Commerce Park Loop Sentinel Building, 2nd Floor
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 724-9649

Housing Center (El Banco)
801 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 724-2460

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