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CHEFS Homeless Job Training

The CHEFS program – Conquering Homelessness through Employment in Food Service – teaches homeless individuals culinary skills and places them in stable jobs.

CHEFS is a 6 month program that includes classroom instruction, hands-on kitchen training in institutional and restaurant settings, job counseling, and placement with coaching and follow-up. Professionals volunteer hundreds of hours to this outstanding program, imparting a real perspective of the culinary world and providing motivation and support to our clients.

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Homeless, Job Training

40 men and women
Episcopal Community Services
San Francisco, CA USA
Needs: 40 Magazines
Magazines requested: Food Network

Food Network

 

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    School or Library
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    501(c)(3) Charity
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    Serving girls and boys ages 12 to 17 with reading levels 6th grade and up
    Needs enough magazines for 10 girls and 16 boys
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