So you’re a young adult between the ages of 16 and 20 and you want to train at Life’s Kitchen? Here’s how to apply:

STEP ONE:  Stop by Life’s Kitchen for a program tour on Tuesdays at 9:30 am. Meet the staff, check out our kitchen, and learn more about the program and see if it’s a good fit for you.

  • Listen   to the stories of other Life’s Kitchen trainees
  • Watch our public service announcement
  • Read  about the program and recent graduates
  • Follow us on Facebook


STEP TWO:  Complete and return all application material.

  • Life’s Kitchen application
  • Educational information (transcript from the last school year you attended, or a copy of your high school diploma, or a copy of your GED or HSE obtainment)
  • Letter of support from an adult in your life


STEP THREE:  Schedule an interview with our Program Director by calling (208) 331-0199 x305 or

If accepted, you will be notified of your start date. New trainees usually start the last Monday of each month, but alternative start dates can be discussed with our Program Director.