GoodTurn Cycles Job Training

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

GoodTurn Cycles provides on-the-job training to young people. The goal of our program is to develop well-rounded individuals capable of securing positions in the professional career world. Our internship program is geared toward permanent positive change, so we emphasize individual attention, helping participants set personal and professional goals while working together toward meeting them.

CURRICULUM

Participating apprentices work through a three-month curriculum that acquaints them with the major components of bicycle repair and retail sales. The curriculum includes, but is not limited to:

BICYCLE MAINTENANCE

Orientation to electric-assist bicycles

Wheels, hubs, and brakes

Drivetrain adjustment and maintenance

Bottom bracket overhaul

Headset and handlebars

RETAIL EXPERIENCE

Customer service and over the phone interactions

Interpersonal skills with customers

Sales experience

LIFE SKILLS

Personal finance and budgeting

SMART Goals

Balance and personal health

KNOW A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR OUR PROGRAM?

Contact Adam at 303.795.0411 or davis@goodturncycles.org

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Partnerships

GoodTurn Cycles is proud to partner with the following organizations.

The Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center

The Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center provides our apprentices with leadership development training, career coaching, and funding to pursue training beyond our apprenticeship program. They also assist our apprentices in finding long-term job placement upon the completion of our program.

Atlas Coffee

Atlas is a community-focused craft coffee shop in Littleton, Colorado that was created to love and serve our community. They hope to be a place where people can come breathe, and where the hustle and tension of everyday life can dissolve, if even for a moment. They wish to be a place that fosters connection and embodies a way of thinking that – instead of closing doors and removing ourselves – they throw them open and engage with the world around us.

CAFE 180

Located in the heart of Englewood, Colo., CAFE 180 nourishes people by serving fresh, delicious food to everyone – whether by traditional exchange or by the exchange of a person’s time and talents. CAFE 180 aims to inspire others through dignified exchanges, the encouragement of self-sufficiency, and by opening people’s hearts and minds to the hunger that exists in our community.

The School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP)

The School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) is designed to provide employment-related assistance to youth and young adults with disabilities, who are experiencing mild to moderate barriers to employment.

Denver Workforce Services

Denver Workforce Services serves as a comprehensive employment and training resource for employers, jobseekers, TANF recipients, veterans, and youth throughout Denver.

SHYFT at Mile High

SHYFT at Mile High is a nonprofit that provides people from all walks of life with practices that are shown to help people heal from trauma, reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, and ultimately experience more joy in daily living. SHYFT would like to “shift” how and who in our community have access to practices such as yoga, guided meditations, and more.

College Living Experience

Since 1989, College Living Experience (CLE) has been providing post-secondary supports to students with varying exceptionalities. Dedicated to providing the highest quality of individualized services in the areas of academics, independent living, social skills, and career development, CLE supports are tailored to each young adult we serve. It is through personalized services, our team celebrates the uniqueness of students in such a way that we are able to make a lasting impact in their lives and in their communities. The success of CLE as the industry leader in post-secondary transition supports comes from our dedication to remain focused on the potential for each individual we serve. The evolution and innovation of CLE is defined by our mission which inspires us to reach beyond the boundaries of the traditional supports many of our families have been accustomed to their whole lives.

Girls Inc. of Metro Denver

Girls Inc. of Metro Denver focuses on the development of the whole girl. She learns to value herself, take risks, and discover and develop her inherent strengths. The combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and evidence-based programming equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers, and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Informed by girls and their families, Girls Inc. of Metro Denver also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities and rights for all girls.

HOURS

M-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm

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