Soul Cafe Trainee Program

Soul Cafe Trainee program provides individuals with varying levels of impairments employment opportunities in the Soul Cafe.

The trainees are paid employees who receive varying ranges of job coaching support and vocational training. The goal is for the trainees to learn from the restaurant staff with intervention from the job coach as needed.

The trainees will have the opportunity to work in a variety of restaurant positions.

Positions include but are not limited to:
  • Food Prep
  • Bussing Tables
  • Front of House
  • Washing Dishes
  • Barista Assistant

The job coach works on developing and building strategies that allow an individual to be successful in the workplace, including social skills, work related anxiety, planning and organizational skills and functional work skills.

The long term goal is for the trainees to transfer their skills to a variety of workplaces where they will be successful employees.


Adults with special needs, 18 and over, who are interested in job training.


Farber Center
5586 Drake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

2018 Session Dates:

Jan. – Mar.
Apr. – Jun.
Jul. – Sept.
Oct. – Dec.

Days & Time:

Monday – Friday


Based on tier level, as determined by the job coach.

Schedule an Intake:

If you would like to learn more about Soul Cafe Training Program please fill out the form below or email [email protected]

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