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On Your Mark

On Your Mark is a 12-week program that offers job training and workforce readiness to youth ages 16-21 with a Culinary Arts or Retail track.

Hands-on Training
Experienced culinary and retail professionals will teach the fundamental skills needed to work in a kitchen or retail store.

Life Skills
The Life Skills class will teach the basics for successful workforce readiness.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Youth, ages 16-21. Only those with completed applications will be considered.

WHAT IS REQUIRED?
A good attitude and willingness to learn. Attendance is expected!

WHAT DO YOU GAIN?

  • Practical job training
  • Free ServSafe exam (for culinary students)
  • Help finding a job after program completion.
  • $75.00 per week stipend (must come to all classes)
  • A chance to give back to your community at The Open Door
Culinary Arts

Food prep, storage & inventory

Kitchen & food safety

Packaging & merchandizing

Retail:

Customer service

Retail technology

Merchandising & displays

Inventory management

Planning special sales

Life Skills:

Goal setting & relationship building

Résumé & interview skills

Financial literacy

Time management

Communication

Problem solving

Teamwork