Production Assistant Trainee

StreetCred Studios offers a supportive, arts-focused work environment for young adults with criminal backgrounds. We hire production assistants to work in our creative studios for approximately four months while receiving supports through CFI’s Connect 2 Careers program.  Our goal is for all of our production assistants to move on to a better-paying job, college, or a work apprenticeship in their area of interest.  Trainees will earn $9/hr for approximately 35 to 40 hours per week.  

Description of Work:

  • Production (50%)

    • Screen-printing, cleaning & reclaiming screens, quality control, sorting, counting, cleaning etc.

    • Photography, covering events, sorting footage and media, editing, etc.

  • Sales/Business Development (30%)

    • Making sales calls, preparing invoices, meeting with clients.

  • Training (20%)

    • Technical:

      • screen-printing processes

      • digital media (photography/video/digital media editing)

    • Business/Sales:

      • customer service

      • quoting projects

      • phone etiquette

    • Workforce:

      • resumes, job interviews, job searching, etc.

      • help with creating career pathways

      • removal of individualized barriers

      • enhancing work readiness skills and professionalism in the workplace

 

Requirements:

In order to be eligible for this program you must: 

  • Not be in school (Meaning you have either graduated or dropped out) 

  • Be struggling to find and maintain work 

  • Be between the ages of 16 to 24

  • Live in Polk or surrounding counties

  • Be legally able to work

  • Have previous juvenile or adult court charges 

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing 75% of the 7 hour day

  • Able to lift boxes 25-50 pounds

 

If you believe you fit the requirements for this position, please fill out the following form:  (http://goo.gl/forms/66WxPeiBQQ)