• Employment/Volunteer Opportunities

    Disclaimer: Apache Junction High School provides free postings for businesses or community organizations seeking AJHS students as employee or volunteers. Postings remain active for approximately 30 days and may be re-posted upon expiration. AJHS does not endorse the posting organizations, the positions posted, or the applicants. Prior to accepting any employment or volunteer position, students are encouraged to research the employer/organizations and obtain objective information about the posted position. Both parties are encouraged to perform due diligence in investigating references, qualifications, and credentials. Apache Junction High School reserves the right to refuse and/or remove job/volunteer postings by parties that do not abide by accepted professional and legal practices.


    (Posted 09/27/18)

    Grand Canyon National Park Lodges, a part of Xanterra Travel Collection, seeks high school graduates with a strong work ethic and excellent customer service skills to provide hospitality services to canyon visitors on the South Rim. These services include lodging accommodations, food and beverage services, gift shops and tour transportation services. The company’s facilities include historic structures such as the El Tovar Hotel, Bright Angel Lodge, Hermits Rest, Hopi house, Lookout Studio and Desert View. Grand Canyon National Park Lodges has a firm attachment to the canyon’s magnificence. As the company is committed to being worthy stewards of the canyon’s environment. This stewardship includes treating all employees with respect for who they are and the jobs they do. For more information or to apply online, go to:  https://www.grandcanyonlodges.com/who-we-are/careers/.


    (Posted 09/20/18)

    The Arizona Department of Corrections wants graduating AJHS seniors to know that it has opportunities available for high school graduates over the age of 18 years to become Correctional Officer Trainees. A Correctional Officer Trainee earns $30,000 annually and enjoys a number of benefits including paid vacation and holidays, medical/dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and the opportunity to promote to Correctional Officer. For more information, go to Joinadc.com, or stop by the College & Career Center (Front Office) for a brochure.

    (Posted 08/13/18)

    Los Gringos Locos Grill and Cantina seeks dependable students for a variety of wait staff and kitchen positions. The restaurant offers “good pay, no late nights and a fun atmosphere.” If you are 16 years old or older, apply in person at 280 S. Phelps Drive in Apache Junction between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 480-288-5626.

    (Posted 04/05/18)

    The Blue Nugget store at Goldfield Ghost Town (www.bluenugget.com) is looking for local students interested in retail work on weekends. The Blue Nugget offers sterling silver and Native American turquoise jewelry as well as a variety of rocks and fossils. Job candidates must be willing to work weekends, do some heavy lifting, deal effectively with customers and “count back” change. Starting wage is $10.50 per hour. Apply in person seven days a week between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at:

    The Blue Nugget at Goldfield Ghost Town
    4650 N. Mammoth Mine Rd.
    Apache Junction, AZ 85119

    For more information call (480) 983-3095.

    (Posted 02/18/18)

    VF Outlet in Mesa has openings for retail associates to work nights and weekends at its Power Rd. location, just south of Baseline (2055 S. Power Road, Ste. 1039). Store hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Wrangler® and Lee®. Go to VF Outlet PT Sales Associate to apply online or apply in person at the store. For more information, call 480-984-0697 and ask for Pat. 

    (Posted 10/18/17)

    Where: “As Seen On TV” Store, Mesa Market Place, 10550 E. Baseline Rd., Mesa AZ 85209.  Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from approximately 10:00 AM to 2:00 or 3:00, PM November 2017 through April 2018.  Requirements: No experience necessary. Must always arrive on time and be trustworthy/honest. Requires stocking/pricing/cleaning products. Able to lift 30 lbs. Customer service face-to-face interaction. Operate cash register/cash control and credit card processing.  Compensation: Pay is in cash, each work day. Amount $ open?  Dress: Casual & comfortable.  For More Information: Visit www.mesamarket.com. Contact: David Morris 480-874-9988 or ecoseenontv@cox.net.

    (posted 10/18/17)

    Where: A Perfect Party Rental & Jumping Monkeys Inflatables, 3130 W. 4th Ave. Apache Junction, AZ 85120 .  Hours: Students have the opportunity to create their own work schedules. Office hours are: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm; Saturday from 8am to 4pm; Sunday Closed.  Requirements: No experience necessary. Responsibilities include cleaning and sanitizing equipment (bounce houses, tables, chairs, concession items, etc.) as well as other miscellaneous jobs. It is an outdoors job, and it is very physical. Employees will be required to push/lift 100 lbs.  Compensation: Minimum wage at $10 per hour. For More Information: www.jumpingmonkeysinflatables.com/ .  Contact: Rebecca Wittman, A Perfect Party Rental & Jumping Monkeys Inflatables, 480-255-5591 (office), 480-621-7668 (FAX), info@aperfectpartyrental.com (EMAIL).

    Happy 2 Helper Associates
    (posted 11/15/17)

    Where: Apache Junction Walmart, 2555 W. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ. Hours: Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Requirements: Excellent attendance, friendly, cheerful and ability to pass the Walmart assessment on the Walmart application. This is a temporary position, but permanent part-time positions are available to qualified candidates. How to Apply: Apply online at https://careers.walmart.com and then call 480-380-3800 x190.


    AJ Community Job Board: http://www.ajchamber.com/Content/Job_Board/7930

    ZipRecruiter: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/high-school-jobs


    We are seeking junior and senior students to represent AJHS as delegates to this year’s Pinal County Town Hall on Thursday, Oct. 18, at Robson Ranch in Eloy, AZ. Each year, Town Hall delegates examine all sides to an issue in an attempt to determine a solution. Past Town Halls have addressed local healthcare services, education, transportation, business development and taxes. This year’s topic is “Let’s Be Civil -- Promoting Positive Communication.”

    By participating in this event, the selected students become eligible to win a Wayne Gerken Youth of the Year Scholarship. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2,500.

    If you are interested in being an AJHS representative at the Pinal County Town Hall, please sign up in the College & Career Center (Front Office) no later than Wednesday, Sept. 26.


    Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa seeks high school students (16 years old or older) to serve as volunteers in a variety of hospital positions during the regular week or on weekends. Volunteer benefits include complimentary meals, Gift Shop discount, free membership in Association of Arizona Healthcare Volunteers, free Annual TB screening, free flu shots when available, free volunteer shirt, free health education seminars, volunteer appreciation programs and much more. For more informatiion call: 480-358-6500 or go to https://www.mvmedicalcenter.org/101/content/volunteering-mountain-vista. Or, to apply, go to https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1748655448.