York County Community College (YCCC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Maine Diner thanks to the generous funding provided by the Harold Alfond Center for the Advancement of Maine’s Workforce and the Maine Quality Centers.

This incredibly unique opportunity is a one-year program that will allow participants to be fully employed by the Maine Diner while learning the ins and outs of becoming a successful restaurant manager. At the same time, apprentices will be completing their Small Business Management Certificate at YCCC. 

“This is an exciting new partnership for the diner. We are thrilled to have this opportunity to work with YCCC to train and educate the future leaders in the Hospitality & Tourism industry which is so vital to our local and state economy,” said Karen McNeil, Maine Diner Marketing Manager/Apprenticeship Coordinator.

This program is approved by the Maine Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program and is cost-free for qualified and eligible apprentices. To be eligible applicants must be; 18 + years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent and be a resident of Maine. For more information and to apply please visit www.yccc.edu/maine-diner