PHOENIX, AZ (January 2, 2024) – As the New Year brings fresh beginnings, Fresh Start, a Phoenix-based non-profit that empowers women to succeed, is celebrating the success of its career training programs in 2023 and offering exciting opportunities in 2024.
Serving women for more than 30 years, the launch of Fresh Start’s Impact Program in 2022 expanded the organization’s education, training, and career placement programs. The goal is to help women gain in-demand job skills in the fastest-growing sectors of Arizona's economy, empowering women to self-sufficiency, and growth in their earnings and career over time.
Fresh Start partners with educational institutions and employers to provide free career training opportunities. Women work with education advisors to choose a career path that aligns with their goals, and receive career and resume assistance, and direct access to potential employers.
Women come to Fresh Start seeking the support and resources to create a brighter future for themselves and their children. All women are welcome to explore free career training opportunities in 2024!
Fresh Start's mission is to provide access and resources that help women achieve self-sufficiency and use their strength to thrive. Explore new career paths and opportunities in 2024!
Example career training programs are listed below. Click to learn more and to get started today. Learn more.
Women in Finance
Fresh Start's Women in Finance program is designed for women interested in pursuing a career in banking and finance. The program is 6 weeks long and open to all women, regardless of their prior experience in the field.
In this free seven-month, hands-on training program offered in partnership with RSI, be trained in a highly sought-after and in-demand career. If you like working with your hands, this career path may be perfect!
Semiconductor Advanced Manufacturing
This certificate program is offered at local community colleges and equips participants with the necessary skills to work as semiconductor technicians in the electronics/semiconductor industry. Participants will receive the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certification, validating their competency in handling semiconductor manufacturing equipment and processes.
Cable Harness Wiring
Are you interested in learning about the electrical side of manufacturing? Or are you looking for a hands-on, fulfilling job? Fresh Start has partnered with Mesa Community College to offer a free 10-day, hands-on training program for this in-demand career.
Google Project Management
Whether you are looking to start a new career or grow in your current career, having project management skills under your belt is important to your future success. In this free, self-paced Grow with Google Project Management certificate program, you will learn how to manage projects efficiently.
About Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
Fresh Start’s mission is to provide access and resources that help women achieve self-sufficiency and use their strength to thrive. Our ultimate vision is to create unlimited opportunities for women. Over three decades, Fresh Start has supported more than 50,000 Arizona women, serving approximately 3,000 women each year, who are 18 years and older. 86% are mothers, 60% are single mothers and 64% are women of color. These women face a variety of barriers hindering their ability to be personally or financially self-sufficient, including domestic violence, generational poverty, and unemployment. Fresh Start offers focused programs, services, access to training and education, as well as employment and career services to help women reach their personal and professional goals through our award-winning Impact Program.