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Student & Family Resources

  • SCHOOLS DISTRIBUTING FOOD

    Struggling to keep your food pantry filled? Many school districts are distributing food and meals to keep you fed during the school closures. https://www.azfamily.com/news

    ARIZONA FOOD BANKS

    Find nearby emergency food for yourself or someone you know struggling with putting food on the table. http://www.azfoodbanks.org/

    BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OPEN 

    Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley is opening local Clubs for families impacted during school closures. https://bgcmp.org/updates
  • NEED LOW-COST INTERNET?

    Connect2Compete is Cox’s low-cost internet product for families with school-aged children who are enrolled in low-income assistance programs. https://www.cox.com/residential

    NEED A LOW-COST LAPTOP?

    PCs for People provides affordable computers and low-cost internet to eligible individuals. https://cox.pcsrefurbished.com/

    GET CDC UPDATES

    Get up-to-date information about COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus
  • VITA PROGRAM SUSPENDED

    The City of Phoenix VITA Program has been temporarily suspended. You can still complete your own simple taxes for free at myfreetaxes.com. http://www.phoenix.gov/eitc.

    MANAGING ANXIETY

    Staying healthy emotionally and mentally is more important now than ever. Read this article on managing anxiety during uncertain times:  https://www.bannerhealth.com

    24-HOUR CRISIS HOTLINES

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255) TEXT: Text the word “HOME’ to 741741 Teen Lifeline: 602-248-TEEN (8336)
  • COUNSELING SERVICES

    Touchstone Health Services offers School Based Services (SBS) provides comprehensive behavioral services for youth and their families through a partnership with school districts. https://www.touchstonehs.org

    DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a 24/7 national crisis counseling hotline. Toll-free and multilingual. 1-800-985-5990 TEXT: TALKWITHUS to 66746 https://www.samhsa.gov

    PSYCHOTHERAPY COLLECTIVE

    Open Path Psychotherapy Collective provides middle and lower-income children, individuals & families with access to affordable psychotherapy and mental health education services. https://openpathcollective.org
  • APS CUSTOMER SUPPORT FUND

    Customers who are having difficulties paying their bill due to COVID-19 can call the APS Customer Care center for assistance at (602) 371-7171 in (metro Phoenix) or (800) 253-9405 (in other areas). Call for eligibility and details.

    YMCA CHILD CARE

    The YMCA is extending their programs until March 27th due to school closures. Online registration is not available for this program, please call (602) 404-9622. https://valleyymca.org

    HARVEST COMPASSION CENTERS

    Harvest Compassion Centers is local food and clothing banks serving ALL of Arizona. Locations are listed at the bottom of the website. https://harvestcompassioncenter.org/
  • ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

    Find a food bank or dining hall near you - be sure to call ahead to make sure the location is open as the website may not be updated. https://www.stvincentdepaul.net/

    BURGER KING

    Burger King is offering TWO FREE kids meals with any purchase via the BK app for takeout/drive-thru at participating restaurants. The coupon offer can be redeemed one time per guest daily through April 6, 2020.

    STORES OPEN EARLY FOR ELDERLY & VULNERABLE PEOPLE

    Some stores are implementing specific shopping hours for those considered high risk amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including older adults and those with underlying health conditions. https://www.abc15.com
  • MEAL SERVICES LIST FROM GOODWILL

    Goodwill has provided these two PDF lists for meal service locations by school districts in Maricopa County and the Rural community. Click the links to view: Maricopa | Rural

    HEALTHCARE ACCESS FOR UNDOCUMENTED

    There are numerous Sliding Fee Schedule (SFS) clinics throughout Arizona that provide free or low cost primary, mental and dental health services to persons without health insurance: https://bit.ly/2WEmPhB and a low-cost clinic in Phoenix, AZ that caters to immigrants regardless of status: https://azpach.org/clinic-info/

    WE'RE IN THIS TOGETHER

    Check out these resources that support families and businesses in this time of need. https://arizonatogether.org/#individual-resources
  • RESTAURANTS AND INTERNET ACCESS SUPPORT

    Here’s PDF list of restaurants aiding with meals and internet and wifi access support information during the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here to view the PDF.

    IMPACTED FAMILIES

    Seeking cash, medical and nutritional assistance? Arizona at Work has a one-stop resource page with that information for you here: https://bit.ly/2QVxgJW  JAG students: If you qualify for WIOA services, please let your Coordinator know so we can connect you with the proper contact for your area.

    PEORIA SUPPORT

    Peoria SUPPORT is here for you! Even though the Community Assistance Resource Center is currently closed, the staff is working and ready to help Peoria residents make connections to services. https://bit.ly/341d9zE
  • TIPS ON HOW TO APPLY

    Get tips on how to apply for medical coverage through AHCCCS, Nutrition Assistance, and Cash Assistance. https://bit.ly/2JpkbEH

    DACA

    Check out the Guide + Resources for DACA/Undocumented and Mixed Status Families in Times of COVID-19.   English: https://bit.ly/39sm7He   Spanish: https://bit.ly/2Utz1Ad

    COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY IN ARIZONA

    Check out these helpful resources to stay healthy, create a plan and fight isolation. https://addpc.az.gov/
  • FREE TUTORING

    Check it out! College students from Harvard, MIT and UC Berkeley are giving free tutoring sessions to students from kindergarten through 12th grade. https://bit.ly/3aC23Dy

Student Employment Opportunities

  • Fry's Food Stores Hiring

    FRY’S FOOD STORES HIRING

    Fry’s Food Stores needs to fill 500 slots: JAG students can apply online for up to two locations.
    IMPORTANT: You MUST let your Coordinator know once you’ve applied online. https://jobs.kroger.com

    Amazon is Hiring

    AMAZON IS HIRING

    Amazon has new full and part-time positions in their fulfillment centers and delivery network. No resume or previous work experience required. *Includes added $2/hr through April. https://www.amazondelivers.jobs

    State Farm Virtual Career Fair

    VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR

    Job seekers! Chat with Talent Acquisition Specialists virtually at the State Farm Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, March 31st between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. https://statefarm.easyvirtualfair.com/

  • NEED UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE?

    Those facing financial hardship because of COVID-19  may be eligible to receive unemployment benefits. These resources are applied retroactively to hardships experienced after March 11, 2020. Applications are being accepted NOW!  https://des.az.gov/services/

    LOST YOUR RESTAURANT JOB?

    Hospitality workers have lost jobs due to closures. Another Round, Another Rally is a nonprofit financial resource for the hospitality industry and wants to help! If you are a chef, server, bartender, dishwasher, sommelier, manager or someone who holds any other type of hospitality role, you apply for emergency aid now. https://arar.wpengine.com/our-offer/

    VIRTUAL CAREER SUPPORT

    Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona is prioritizing more online training opportunities, to recreate the experience and support (temporarily unavailable in-person) at our Career Centers. Please visit this website frequently for current information. https://www.mycareeradvisor.com/login
  • ARIZONA EMPLOYERS WITH IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

    Download the PDF file of Arizona employers with immediate job openings here: https://bit.ly/2QYwiwK

    POSITIONS OPEN AT SAFEWAY

    Safeway is hiring NOW! Apply online or stop by your closest store for more information - just don't offer to shake hands to maintain social distancing ;)    https://bit.ly/39irdpj

    FIND YOUR HONORHEALTH CAREER

    Learn about HonorHealth’s exceptional culture and career paths and apply today! https://jobs.honorhealth.com/jobs
  • RESOURCES FOR JOB SEEKERS

    Looking for a job or need to file for Unemployment Insurance? Arizona at Work has a one-stop resource page with that information for you here: https://bit.ly/2QVxgJW

    AZ JOB CONNECTION

    Job seekers! With a Job Seeker account you can perform advanced job searches, create and post your resume and more. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/3bOHi83

Educational Resources

  • Math Tutor

    NEED MATH SUPPORT?

    Most Mathnasium - The Math Learning Centers in the Valley will be offering live, face-to-face instructions over an online platform. https://www.mathnasium.com/

    SCITECH RESOURCE PAGE

    SciTech’s resource page offers resources for students to stay informed and stay on track. http://scitechinstitute.org

    SCHOLASTIC LEARN AT HOME

    Enjoy this free, open-access digital hub called the Scholastic Learning at Home that features education materials for children in Pre-K to Grades 6-9. classroommagazines. scholastic.com

  • KHAN ACADEMY

    Nonprofit organization offering daily (weekdays) 9 am PST/12 EST live streams on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter for students, parents, and teachers navigating school closures. https://khanacademy.zendesk.com

    2020 Census Needs You

    To respond when you receive your census. Or you can get ahead and take the Census online at https://2020census.gov/

    CAREER ASSOCIATION MEETINGS

    You can host face-to-face JAG group meetings through video conferencing apps. Check out this article by How-To-Geek: The 6 Best Free Video Conferencing Apps https://www.howtogeek.com

  • CODE TALKER SEAL DESIGN COMPETITION

    The Governor’s Office on Tribal Relations is hosting a competition open to American Indian Native students who attend a high school, college or university in Arizona to design a seal and include a 300 word (min) essay on: How does this seal design honor all code talkers and why is it important to you? https://gotr.azgovernor.gov/
March 20, 2020

JAG students stay connected

Attention JAG Students: It’s very important for you to stay connected to your JAG Family during this time. The JAG staff and your Coordinators are working together to provide you with virtual opportunities to engage with our employer partners and participate in community service hours. Be sure to attend virtual JAG classes and Career Association meetings. Your JAG Coordinator will keep you informed for the upcoming virtual events - be sure to mark your calendar when the dates are announced!

March 20, 2020

Help to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Check out these 7 Steps in this animated infographic by the World Health Organization.

March 20, 2020

KJZZ Interviews Analicia Zamora, Sierra Linda JAG Senior

Throughout the year, KJZZ is talking to first-time voters in Arizona - which is considered a battleground state for the 2020 presidential election. University of Phoenix LEADS, Analicia Zamora, was recently selected to interview with the news station.

Analicia is a senior at Sierra Linda High School and the President of her JAG Chapter Career Association. She is a very active JAG member on her school campus and in her community, is a University of Phoenix LEADS state representative, a student-anchor for JAG News Desk and volunteered recently for the Bernie Sanders campaign.
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Be a JAG AmeriCorps Vista

Are you am alumni or current JAG seniors? If so, you have the opportunity to work at JAG! We are seeking 10 (ten) VISTAS to join the JAG team this summer. To learn more, email Dianna.Harrier@jagaz.org.
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