Jake's ice cream

ABOUT

OUR SHOP

WE LOVE MAKING ICE CREAM AND HELPING THE COMMUNITY

Jake’s Ice Cream offers artisanal small batch ice cream made on the premises. We have house-made waffle cones, sundaes, shakes, floats and delicious confections. Many of our staff are differently abled adults and we rejoice in their pride in this community.

Thanks for your support!

 

Jake's Ice Cream is fully staffed at this time. We will accept applications for a waiting list.

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RESOURCES FOR THE SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY

Able-now Account

www.able-now.com

Department of Rehabilitative Services

www.vadars.org

 

Paycheck Reporting for SSI Qualified Individuals

www.vaaccses.org

How to Manage Benefits powerpoint

How to Manage Benefits recorded meeting

password: 01pz1u&&

 

​The ARC of Northern Virginia

www.thearcofnova.org

CCC Plus Waiver for Medical Aide while working

www.thearcofva.org/ccc-plus-waiver

GROUPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Parents of Autistic Children of Northern Virginia 

 www.poac-nova.org

Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia

https://www.dsanv.org/

JAKE'S ICE CREAM FAMILY

MEET THE STAFF OF JAKE'S ICE CREAM SHOP

Tim

I am an Eagle Scout. I want to work in the ice cream shop because I think it will be a great opportunity and we get to work with ice cream! I want to work the cash register for the shop. My goals are to earn my Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Northern Virginia Community College and become a 911 dispatcher. 

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Rocky Road

Sara

I want to be a social butterfly! I have fun with making the cake pops, milk shakes, cocoa bombs and other goodies. I like eating the waffle cones. I ride horses.

My favorite ice cream flavor is: Chocolate

Harris

I like being part of a team. Working together makes me happy. I want to make the customers feel happy when they get ice cream at Jake's Ice Cream shop. I play the piano and can listen to a song and then play it for you. I may be part of the entertainment at the shop or in the back helping with the ice cream.

My favorite ice cream flavor is: Vanilla

Andrew

I want to help provide opportunities for everybody to work. I like making the waffle cones. 

My favorite ice cream flavor is: Chocolate

Emma

I want to make a place where everyone can have a job. I like making ice cream. I am helping to train and supervise some of the staff. 

My favorite ice cream flavor is: Mint Chocolate Chip

Philip

I want to have a good experience in learning to work. I love making the waffle cones and dipping them in chocolate and decorating them. 

My favorite ice cream flavor is: Vanilla

Ben

I would like to serve ice cream. This job will help me gain social skills and job experiences. I'm good at making milkshakes.

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Cookies and Cream

Jake

I like working with and meeting new friends. I love working with anything that has chocolate in it. I am good at remembering people's names. 

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Chocolate

Anna

It is fun working and I like ice cream a lot. I want to help customers enjoy their ice cream.

My favorite ice cream flavor is: chocolate with oreos in it and chocolate syrup with whipped topping.

Dan

I like to work with people and I like ice cream. It would be great to be able to do both.

My favorite ice cream flavor is: Cherry.

Henry

I'd like to make friends and make money by doing something fun.

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Rocky Road

Hina

Jake's Ice Cream is offering employment to the special needs community and it sounds like a fun place to work. I enjoy making the confections for the shop.

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Mango

Jeremy

I want to learn new skills and meet new people.

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Vanilla

Meghan

This is an employment opportunity and I know how to bake at home. 

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Chocolate and Vanilla swirl

Leanna

I want to work at a place where I can make friends and people are understanding.

My favorite ice cream flavor is: Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt

Sam

I love ice cream and working with people.

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Strawberry

Adam

I think I can help and make a good impression for the disabilities community.

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Cake Batter

Joey

This seems like a nice place to work and I have friends who work here. You are treated like you are a good person.

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Mango

Mia

I love how inclusive Jake's Ice Cream is with providing job opportunities for those with special needs. 

My favorite ice cream flavor is:  Cassis (black current)

Byron

I like meeting and serving other people. 

My favorite flavor of ice cream is:  chocolate and vanilla twist

Khalid

I want to engage, interact and communicate with people.

My favorite flavor of ice cream is: coconut patty

Rowan

I see this as a great opportunity to have job experience. These are nice people to work with.

I would like to make PIZZA flavored ice cream!

Alex

I want to gain experience working with people.  I always come in positive and I'm a good communicator.

My favorite flavor is:  Oreo cookie

 

MANAGERS:

PAUL BADEY

ANDREA TERCEROS

OWNER:

ROBIN RINEARSON