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Community Pathways to Grocery Careers

The Application period for the Community Pathways to Grocery Careers program has closed.

As this is a pilot program, we will schedule additional cohorts following the close of this program run.

To stay in touch, or to be considered for the next cohort, please add yourself to the waitlist by filling out the contact form accessed through the button below.

Have Questions? Please Contact: 

Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) – Getu Hunde, 206-805-8950

Partner in Employment (PIE) – Mohamed Abdirahman, 206-429-3824

WeTrain Washington – Sarah Laslett, 206-383-1276

What is included in the Community Pathways to Grocery Careers Program?

  • ​Best practices in customer service

  • Grocery store departments and products

  • Store jobs and career pathways

  • Food and workplace safety

  • Union contract benefits

  • Grocery store field trip

  • Interview skills & resume workshop

  • Job Fair with multiple grocery store employers with current openings

            Where is the program?

In-Person Classes

Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Sept. 11 – Sept. 22, 2023

King County

Seattle Labor Temple

5030 1st Ave South

Seattle, WA 98134

*Job Fair will be on the last day of class

Important Dates

Tuesday, August 8th 

ACRS - 3639 Martin Luther King Jr Way South Seattle, WA 98144

Information Session #1


In Person 

Wednesday, August 9th

PIE - 19530 International Blvd. Suite #108 SeaTac,

WA 98188

Information Session #2


In Person


Monday, August 14th

Information Session #3




Sunday, August 27th

Applications Deadline


Program Schedule

September 11th - September 22nd

What will you get from participation?

  • 40 hours of in-person training (20 hours per week for two weeks)

  • Stipend of $50 per class; $500 maximum for full participation

  • Certificate of Completion from WeTrain

  • Expert instruction from an experienced ELL workforce development trainer

  • Food handler’s permit

  • Support from ACRS or PIE

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The application period has closed!
Applications are no longer being received. WeTrain staff will be reviewing applications with their community partner organizations and will inform those selected shortly. 
If you are interested in joining a future cohort of the Community Pathways to Grocery Careers program, please join the waitlist by selecting the button below.

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