Work Readiness Opportunities at Recovery Café

Recovery Café San José provides many ways for participants to roll up their sleeves and build confidence through work.  One of the agreements members make is that they are willing to volunteer and contribute to daily Café operations. Members who demonstrate an investment in work readiness and learning opportunities will be given the opportunity to apply for a limited number "learn and earn" apprenticeships in work areas related to the Café.

Volunteer and work readiness opportunities include:

  • Assisting with daily Café operations and maintenance
  • Onsite Job coaching
  • School for Recovery classes: Finding Meaningful Work, Work Readiness
  • Onsite visits from partners with employment resources
  • Job Fair preparation and participation: clothing, resumé writing, haircuts, transportation

Future Learn and Earn Apprenticeship Opportunities:

  • Peer Navigator apprenticeships
  • Culinary & Barista training apprenticeships