Start a rewarding career path in the Food and Beverage industry. The YCafe Training program will train you to excel. Over a 12-week journey, you will gain hands-on work experience in a real cafe setting, a solid skill set and connections with employers eager to hire you. In addition, you get paid while participating.
- 12 weeks of hands-on training in our fully functional cafe, workshops and kitchen skills
- Weekly living allowance (based on minimum wage)
- 1:1 professional coach providing career and life skills training
- Free relevant certifications (up to $1,000) such as First Aid, Super Host and many others
- Program participation and job-start financial support available (on a discretionary basis)
- Free six-month YMCA Membership (gym, pool and fitness classes)
- YMCA-provided (polo) uniform
- Ages 17+
- Those eligible to work in Canada. You are a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Confirmed Refugee
- Those unemployed or under-employed, working fewer than 20 hours per week
- Those not currently in school full-time and will not be returning to full-time studies within the next six months
- Length: 12-week program
- Time Commitment:
- Two weeks of in-classroom career immersion sessions
- 10 weeks of hands-on training in our fully functional cafe, employer-led workshops and kitchen skills
- Program offerings begin:
- Mar. 20, 2023
- Program Type: In-person
Tong Louie Family YMCA
14988 57 Ave.
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1 - BC Labour Market Outlook, 2018 Edition