The Bakery Program offers a first, paid job experience for North Minneapolis youth ages 15-17. The program provides a creative teaching environment in which young people learn basic employment skills such as:
Cookie Cart's customer service training provides participants the skills and knowledge necessary to present a positive image in both their personal and professional lives. Interpersonal communication skill development are at the heart of this program.
360 is a classroom based program which teaches comprehensive workforce readiness skills such as resume writing, interview preparation, and job searching. The primary objective of the class is to prepare participants to find and keep jobs in the traditional workforce.
National Career Readiness Certification
This assessment prepared by the ACT corporation measures job skills essential to success in a variety of occupations. Cookie Cart youth are supported through the certification process through enhanced training and test preparation.