Job Training Programs

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The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is dedicated to eradicating the root cause of hunger: poverty. CFBNJ’s job training programs are in place to provide students with interpersonal and professional skills that will help them earn a livable wage. All programs operate out of our location in Hillside, New Jersey.

Requirements for CFBNJ Job Training Programs

Program applicants must be able to provide certain documents in order to enroll:

  1. Valid New Jersey driver’s license or non-driver ID
  2. Social security card
  3. High school diploma, GED or college transcript

Grants and scholarships are available for those who qualify.

Culinary Job Training

CFBNJ’s Food Service Training Academy (FSTA), established in 2000, is a 14-week intensive culinary and life skills program. FSTA graduates also earn their ServSafe® Certification by participating in the program.

Office Job Training

CFBNJ’s Careers and Office Management Program (COMP) is a 12-week class teaching the fundamental tech knowledge necessary to work in an office environment. Graduates will receive a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification.

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Dr. Elaine Sanders, Director of Workforce Development