Information Session on the new Baristas Training Program (the model under Work BC) for all interested participants next Tuesday, December 2nd at 11am at Midtown Employment Services Centre (110 East 3rd Avenue).
"To provide youth with barriers to employment with employability skills and a dynamic work experience in Starbucks outlets, assisting with the attainment of exciting careers in the growing retail food service sector"
|Phase 1 ||2 weeks of life skills, WHIMIS and First Aid |
|Phase 2||2 weeks of employability sills, Foodsafe, WorldHost, Safe Harbour and Serving it Right |
|Phase 3||4 weeks of work experience at a local Starbucks, 6 hour shifts, 4 times a week |
|Phase 4|| 1 week of personal job search and graduation|
- Through involvement with Starbucks and the Starbucks internship, provide youth with a powerful opportunity for extensive life skill enhancement, advanced employability skills, and career development
Provide job coaching for three months
Paid training allowance for phases 2,3 and 4 of the program.
Intensive, highly effective life and employability skills
High quality retail/hospitality work experience
First Aid, Food Safe, World Host, Safe Harbour, Serving it Right and WHIMIS
Next Program Dates:
|Start Date ||Applications Accepted |
January 6th, 2015 - Surrey
Nov 17 - Dec 5, 2014
|January 13th, 2015- Vancouver|
Nov 17 - Dec 5, 2014
Baristas Application Form
Please send your application, resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to: 604-951-4808.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Youth between 15 and 30 years of age at the time of intake/selection who are:
- Not a full time student
- A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted conventional refugee status in Canada
- Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
- Not participating in another Canada - British Columbia Labour Market Agreement funded program
- Not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits (Clients who are EI eligible, currently in receipt of EI or in Reachback, may be referred to a YES program if other eligibility criteria are met. If a client is currently in receipt of EI and is accepted into a YES program, the client’s EI claim must be terminated before commencing participation in the project. Priority will be given to non EI eligible clients
- In need of assistance in order to overcome employment barriers