Voting Link: https://www.advantiscu.org/grow/votenow.html#.U5YLUl69jwI
We did it – we gave you 22 reasons to vote Cafe au Play and our Barista Training Program! So please vote one last time today before 5pm – thank you!
There are 22 days to vote for the Advantis Credit Union GROW Grant and 22 letters in the program title we are seeking funds for – our Barista Training Program. We are giving you 22 reasons to vote for Café au Play!
Voting Day #22: M is for helping students Mature by Motivating them to Master important work concepts, barista skills and food service skills!
Voting Day #21: A is for the students that Accomplish the Introductory Barista Program by training on shift for 150 hours over a six month period!
Voting Day #20: R is for teaching students to be Receptive to constructive feedback in our barista program so they can Refine their skills!
Voting Day #19: G is for the Gratitude we have for our supporters who have voted everyday to keep us at the top of the list of potential grant recipients. Thank you all!
Voting Day #18: O is for the Opportunity to help youth Overcome the challenges that make it difficult for them to get a job!
Voting Day #17: R is for Reaching out to the youth in our community to offer them the opportunity to learn job skills!
Voting Day #16: P is for the students that Persevere when they are learning and implementing new skills! P is also for the Patient staff that encourage the students to Persevere when new skills are difficult to learn!
Voting Day #15: G is for Giving our barista students the skills and experience they need to have a successful future in the workplace!
Voting Day #14: N is for Nurturing the interpersonal connections that are fostered between community members of all ages at Café au Play!
Voting Day #13: I is for Involvement – students are encouraged to host their own events at the cafe to help bring everyone together!
Voting Day #12: N is for the New skills students will learn at Night Grounds Cafe!
Voting Day #11: I is for taking Initiative, a crucial work skill that we teach in our Barista Training Program!
Voting Day #10: A is for Achieving our goal of opening Night Grounds at Cafe au Play, a community center for youth, by youth if we win this grant!
Voting Day #9: R is for Reliability – an important work trait we want all our students to learn before they finish the program!
Voting Day #8: T is for Teaching the barista students to be Thoughtful and Thorough Team members!
Voting Day #7: A is for the Awesome students that participate in our program! A is also for Attaining our goal of expanding our barista training program if we win this grant!
Voting Day #6: T is for the Tremendous effort Cafe au Play Staff put forth in Teaching our barista students and Training them to create a Technically Tasty lattes!
Voting Day #5: S is for Serving the needs of families and youth in our community by building Social Connections!
Voting Day #4: I is for Inspiring youth to Imagine all the ways they can contribute to their community and connect to other youth. I is also for Inclusiveness, one of Café au Play’s core values!
Voting Day #3: R is for Responsibility – an important work trait we teach in our Barista Training Program!
Voting Day #2: A is for our Aspiring Barista Training Program students who have joined our program to learn important work skills and find a job!
Voting Day #1: B is for Baristas Behind the Counter learning how to provide great customer service to everyone that comes into Café au Play! B is also for Building lasting connections between youth in the community that are crucial for social support and personal growth!