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Applications being accepted for Learning Skills for Life Program

UVI CELL is pleased to announce that it has once again partnered with Diageo USVI, Bellows International and the VI Department of Labor to offer the Learning for Life Skills program on St. Croix and St. Thomas.  

The 5-week program provides individuals with the tools, training, and skills needed to start a career in the hospitality industry.  Participants will receive a combination of technical and practical skills in areas such as job readiness, personal finances, responsible drinking, and service.  The program is free to eligible participants and is underwritten by Diageo USVI and Bellows International.  

Program Information 

Date: Sept. 21 to Oct. 23, 2020 
Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Monday through Friday) 
Location: UVI CELL (St. Croix and St. Thomas)  

Fee: FREE to eligible participants 

Qualifying Criteria 

•    Must be 18 - 35 years old  
•    Must be a resident of the U.S. Virgin Islands 
•    Must have NO experience or skills in bartending 
•    Must be motivated with a serious interest in bartending 
•    Successful completion of an application and interview  
•    Must be able to attend day sessions (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)  Applications must be submitted by August 31, 2020.  If you know someone who can benefit from this great opportunity, please share this information with them.

To obtain an application or for more information, visit .

For more information contact Caroline Polydore-Simon at