CafeWorks Youth Internship: 12 week program

  • 2 weeks Solid Foundations life skills course

  • 10 weeks internship training experience (stipend included)

  • Ages: 16-24

Trainees learn from a professional food service staff with knowledge in coffee, barista skills, food preparation, culinary knowledge, and much more. While progressing through the internship, trainees set and meet goals with the guidance of an employment specialist and their trainer.

Training Program Core Competencies:


Personal Responsibility

Being Coachable

Time Management & Punctuality

Problem Solving

Customer Service

Industry Safety Standards

Equipment Knowledge

Industry Knowledge & Skills 


This internship  prepares graduates for entry level employment food service industry and opens the door to continuing education and a number of in-demand career paths.
Here are examples of some career pathways Kindred Kitchen interns can pursue after graduating HopeWorks Training program