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Greeting Customers: Partnership and Program

greeting customers: The two-month training program, which covered subjects like greeting customers, First Aid, and Canadian cultural values, helped him adjust to a new country much more quickly, according to Toronto Star. Since then, he has been working for the global coffee company as a barista and store clerk. When Kakwan, who immigrated to Canada from Iran alone, started his job search online he stumbled upon the Pacific Community Resources Society PCRS which was running a barista training program for youth in partnership with Starbucks. Seeing the results from the youth work program, Starbucks is launching a new partnership with the Immigrant Employment Council of British Columbia and Surrey Local Immigration Partnership. Kakwan said his job has given him the opportunity to prove he's a capable person. The program will focus on refugees, with a goal of hiring at least 1,000 newcomers many of whom will be youth by 2022 in Vancouver and Surrey, where the company has more than 150 stores. ( As reported in the news.