Facts and Figures We have recently released Scarf's 2022 Impact Report - please take a look! . Since 2010 The below figures are current at 06.12.22 We’ve run a total of 36 programs; 27 ten-week Seasonal Programs, six Scarf Tasting Plate programs and three Skill Up with Scarf programs We've offered a total of 322 trainee positions to young people facing barriers to work 301 young people have graduated from our programsHear directly from our graduates in these videos We have a 93% program retention rate We’ve provided 10,012 hours of paid work experience We've provided 8,848 hours of wellbeing and job readiness support We've run 257 Scarf Dinners and events in 37 partner restaurants We've paid Scarf trainees and graduates a total of $254,404 in wages during Scarf Dinners and events* Trainees have engaged in 18,733 hours of awesome, hands-on training and mentoring at venues like Five Senses Coffee, Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall, Garden State Hotel, Ladro and Kitty Somerset Over 300 hospitality professionals have volunteered as trainers and mentors in our program, from businesses including Market Lane Coffee, Bar Thyme, Carlton Wine Room, Uncle, Garden State Hotel, Five Senses Coffee, Pullman Hotel, The Everleigh, Cumulus Up and Copper Pot Seddon We’ve served 17,795 diners during Scarf Dinners 72% of Scarf graduates (from Scarf's 10-week Seasonal Programs) have found meaningful employment within six months of completing the program Scarf trainees have gone on to fantastic jobs at Garden State Hotel, IDES, Siglo, Vertue Coffee, Super Ling, Bodriggy Brewing Co, Free to Feed, The European and Spring St Events, Keg King, Koko Black, Sofitel on Collins, Atticus Finch, The Plough Hotel, The Two Birds Nest, The Lincoln, Maha, Attica, The Moor’s Head, The Penny Black, Peter Rowlands Catering, Mount Zero Olives, Gladstone Park Hotel, Thirsty Camel, Parkroyal Hotel, M.Pavilion, Bibendum Wine Co, NAB, Box Hill Institute, VicSuper and Brotherhood of St Laurence * Scarf trainees and graduates are paid Restaurant Industry Award wages for their work during Scarf Dinners and events. . . If you like what we do, please consider purchasing something from our online shop or making a tax-deductible donation to help us continue transforming young lives through hospitality. Thank you! . Scarf Shop Make a donation . . . Cover Image: Spring Scarf '17 at Auction Rooms. Photo: Gareth Sobey Inset Images: Scarf trainee Masooma during Tasting Plate '19 (photographed by Roger Ungers); Scarf graduate Negasi working at Garden State Hotel with Kevin (photo supplied by Garden State Hotel).