WHAT WE DO.
JOBS180 is a nonprofit dedicated to providing on-the-job training and life skills in two professional environments: an electric bicycle shop and a community café. In addition to gaining culinary and bike repair skills, individuals who complete an apprenticeship with JOBS 180 leave with employability traits that are valuable in almost any job setting.
LEARN ABOUT OUR APPRENTICESHIPS.
On-the-job training and life skills in two professional environments:an electric bicycle shop and a community café.
INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE?
Our priority is helping participants set personal and professional goals and work together towards meeting them.
The goal of JOBS 180 is to develop well-rounded individuals capable of securing positions in the professional career world, specifically but not limited to, the bicycle and restaurant industry.
A professional staff operates the program through GoodTurn Electric Cycles, in Littleton, Colo., and CAFE 180 in Englewood, Colo., utilizing shop space, retail storefront, and a restaurant/kitchen to diversify the experience.
READY TO GET STARTED? WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR JOB TRAINING.
PARTNER WITH US.
JOBS 180 hosts a variety of volunteer opportunities. Below are a few of the ways to get involved:
- Lend a hand in teaching bicycle repair skills to apprentices.
- Assist in leading a group electric bicycle ride or tour.
- Become an electric bicycle advocate in our community.
- CAFE 180 is always looking for volunteers to assist in day-to-day tasks such as cooking, cleaning.
WANT TO SUPPORT JOBS 180? JOBS 180 RELIES ON GENEROUS DONATIONS FROM OUR COMMUNITY TO EXPAND OUR PROGRAMMING AND IMPACT.
In the past two years, since JOBS 180 started, we've been hosting apprentices at our bike shop and cafe, developing job readiness skills with young people. This fall we expanded our program by starting a cohort model: eight young people simultaneously began...read more
A key component of our bicycle mechanic apprenticeship at GoodTurn Cycles is our ability to provide practice opportunities. Each apprentice in our program receives multiple chances to practice bike repair skills on various kinds of bikes. We couldn’t provide this...read more
JOBS 180 is thrilled to offer its first apprenticeship at CAFE 180 to Kiyara. Kiyara comes to JOBS 180 through our partnership with the Denver Public Schools - Family and Community Engagement team. Originally from Gary, Indiana, Kiyara has a dream to own and operate a...read more