FAIRFIELD – Yippie Foundation is now accepting applications for their next eleven month job Yippie Yogurt Youth Job Training Program which includes three months of job readiness training, a six month paid internship at the Yippie Yogurt® Training Center, mentoring and two months of job placement support. Applicants must be 16-24 years of age, live or attend school in Fairfield or Suisun and be low-income. Applications are available on www.YippieYogurt.org or at Yippie Yogurt® located at 1955 West Texas Street, #4 in Fairfield, 94533. Applications must be turned in or mailed to Yippie Yogurt® by Friday, January 24 by 5:00 PM
The Yippie Foundation is a local 501 (c) 3 nonprofit whose mission is to provide students with valuable job readiness skills, food handler’s license, CPR certificate and first aid certificate, mentoring, work experience at the Yippie Yogurt Shop, job placement and hope. The goal is that each Yippie graduate will be employed within two months of graduation while remaining in school. Yippie graduates have a competitive edge in the entry-level career job market and are getting jobs at The Home Depot, Costco, The Jelly Belly Factory and more. For more information, visit www.YippieYogurt.org or call 707-208-0853.