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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.   

 

46,400 new workers needed for food-and-beverage services by 2028

Program Features:

  • 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
  • Financial support with interview clothing, groceries and counselling
  • Free six-month YMCA Membership (gym, pool and fitness classes)
  • YMCA-provided work shoes and uniform

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Get in touch with us to learn more!

ycafe@gv.ymca.ca

 

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1 - BC Labour Market Outlook, 2018 Edition