Cafe Au Play‘s free youth Barista Training Program provides young people with on-the-job training to learn the skills required to be a barista. The program requires participants to commit to 3 evening trainings and then work at least one 3-hour shifts per week for the 6 months of the program. The program is free. To apply, drop by the cafe at 5633 SE Division weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and weekends between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and ask for an application.
Cafe Au Play is a not-for-profit cafe and community center in SE Portland for families and young people to gather, eat and connect.