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United Way of Allegheny County
Description of Service
Provides culinary-based on-the-job training and placement support to individuals with barriers to employment. Secondary program: Provides food education to youth and their families through in-school activities, after school programming, and community events.
Provides contract food services, catering and co-packing services.
Open house for prospective training clients every 3rd Wednesday at 10am, or contact program office for an intake appointment. Intake application. Classes start every 4 weeks.
Sober; stable housing; ability to stand for long periods & lift 20 pounds; 6th grade math/reading equivalencies. No sex offenders but other criminal backgrounds okay. Applicants need to want to complete program and secure regular employment. People who are unemployed due to barriers such as poverty, low educational attainment, criminal background, past addiction, transitioning from homelessness, etc.
Drivers license or State ID, Social Security Card
Unpaid training lasts for 4 months(16 weeks). Uniforms, meals and bus transportation is provided. Clients will graduate with ServSafe certification, current resume and references, and culinary skills for semi-skilled jobs in industry (prep cook etc.)