No Limits Cafe Training Program

PHASE II of our Mission is starting

The No Limits Cafe (NLC) Training Program is to help additional adults with intellectual disabilities find meaningful employment and lead productive, successful lives. It is imperative that we substantially lower that 80% unemployment rate in Monmouth County, NJ for this underserved population.

The desired goal is to place all of our trainees in jobs, collaborating with employers to ensure success.

(Please note: Employment is not guaranteed at completion of program)

Program Overview

  • 10-week paid training program for Intellectually Disabled adults (age 18 or older)
  •  All trainees are paid minimum wage ($13.00 per hour) 
  • First Program Period:  September 19, 2022 – November 23, 2022
  • Program days:
    • Monday 12:30pm – 6:30pm  (includes 2 hours of classroom work)
    • Wednesday 10am – 2pm
    • Lunch and materials are included
    • All classes are mandatory during the 10-week program
  • Each class will have 5 trainees
  • Program does NOT guarantee employment at No Limits Cafe or any other business.
  • Due to the nature of the program and space restriction we will NOT be able to accommodate job coaches.
  • If you are accepted into the No Limits Cafe Training Program, you must sign a photo release form that allows No Limits Cafe to use your name and image in all publicity and marketing.

Curriculum Overview

The No Limits Cafe Training Program curriculum is focused on providing entry level skills to trainees so they are ready to enter the workforce in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Subjects covered include but not limited to:

  • Front of House Restaurant Skills
  • Back of House Restaurant Skills
  • Dishwashing Skills
  • Soft Skills (ie. Personal Responsibility,  Communication, Advocation for self, etc)
 
 

How to Apply

  1. Ensure that the applicant meets the following requirements:
    • Applicant has an Intellectual Disability
    • Must be age 18 or older
    • Be able to attend all classes for the full 10-week program period
  2. Fill out the below Online Application by August 30, 2022.
  3. You will be notified of the status of your application by a No Limits Cafe representative.   
  4. Interviews will be scheduled for September 1, 2022.    
  5. Please note:  if the applicant is not selected for this training program they can reapply for future 2023 NLC Training Programs.

Application process has closed