Our Workforce Development program prepares teens and young adults for future employment through valuable work training and experience. We offer opportunities for part-time work during the academic year and a full-time summer program.

 
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Front Porch Cafe

CHAT's Front Porch Cafe opened in October of 2017. The Front Porch Cafe serves high-quality, affordable food and drinks, while providing job skills training to the young adult staff.

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On Point Prints

Our screen printing studio is where students design and print apparel, bags, and other cloth products. Students have designed and managed orders for CHAT and clients like Dave Seibert Real Estate and the Armstrong Leadership Program.

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Urban Farming

Students learn about gardening and horticulture in the CHAT community garden and through partnerships with Tricycle. Students also have the opportunity to learn business skills through participation in markets.

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Nehemiah’s Workshop

High school students are hired to learn woodworking skills and produce and sell high-quality items like corn hole games, picnic tables, cutting boards, bird feeders and other products. Nehemiah's Workshop is also a life skills option for after school programming.