Join Our Program

The Refill Jackson Initiative is a 10-week paid training program for young adults, ages 18-24, who want to gain skills for and connections to employment. During this training program, young adults gain confidence, marketable skills, and a long-term network of support.

If you are accepted as a member of our program, you will develop job and life skills through classroom learning and on-the-job training in our full-service restaurant Refill Cafe, while receiving up to $1,775.

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  • Learn essential job skills
  • Explore interests and potential careers
  • Earn up to three different certifications
  • Practice effective communication
  • Write a cover letter and resume
  • Build a budget and open a bank account

  • Train side-by-side with our restaurant team
  • Develop good work habits and transferrable job skills
  • Earn experience for your resume


Individual support

  • Establish and work toward personal, professional and financial goals
  • Receive regular one-on-one guidance from our VP of Social Services, VP of Operations and Career Coordinator

If this training program sounds like a good fit for you and if you’re able to commit to attending Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., for 10 weeks, complete our online interest form today! A member of our team will be in touch with you to discuss the next steps.

Submit paper applications by:
  • Returning it to the agency or organization that referred you, OR
  • Scanning it or sending a photo of it to [email protected], OR
  • Sending a photo of it to 501-515–3119, OR
  • Mailing or dropping off this form to our address, 136 S. Adams St., Jackson, MS 39203.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact a team member by calling (601) 540-7231.