Many people in our community are experiencing homelessness, living in poverty, or have other life circumstances that stand in the way of self-sufficiency. HopeWorks exists to give them opportunities to thrive.

We own and operate businesses specifically created with the purpose of training and employing trainees from disadvantaged backgrounds as a way to prepare them for future success.

Inquiry Form

Thank you for your interest in the HopeWorks Training Academy. Our training program is for individuals who are motivated to learn and grow. Participants will be surrounded by a community of people ready to coach, train, and help build valuable job search skills, personal skills, and community connections. What you’ll learn:

Kindred Kitchen

  • Food safety & sanitation
  • Kitchen math
  • Food recipes and creating a Mise En Place
  • Knife Skills
  • Time management or sense of urgency
  • Proficient in use of Convection Oven and Blast Chiller
  • Able to use, clean and sanitize Robo Coupe Food Processor
  • Safely feel comfortable using, cleaning and sanitizing Deli Slicer
  • Customer Service
  • Skills for personal success

Ground Works

  • Safety Procedures
  • Hand Tools
  • Power equipment maintenance
  • Truck & Trailer procedures
  • Mower knowledge
  • Power equipment operations

RENEW Home & Decor

  • Safety Procedures
  • Store Maintenance
  • Furniture knowledge
  • Inventory Control
  • Cashiering & POS
  • Customer Service
  • Sales & Upselling
  • Logistics
  • Hands-On Furniture Repair Restoration

Tomorrow’s Hope

  • Typical and atypical child development
  • Behavior management techniques
  • Washington Administrative Codes
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Creating and implementing curriculum

Eligibility Criteria

  1. To enroll in the Kindred Kitchen or Tomorrow’s Hope training programs you must be at least 16 years of age.
  2. To enroll in the Renew Home & Decor or Ground Works training programs you must be at least 18 years of age.
  3. Actively looking for job skills and training.
  4. Motivated to participate in life skills classes.
  5. Motivated to build skills for a successful future.
  6. Have no prior work experience or have gaps in employment.
  7. May lift up to 25-50lbs.
  8. Wants to learn how to build a resume, job search, and interview skills.
  9. Living below the poverty line.
  10. Help finding and keeping a job.

Get Started

To learn more fill out the form on this page. Our recruiters will contact you within 5 business days to talk to you about your goals and interests.

If you are having trouble with applying, please email or call (425) 374-4725.