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Join our team

Whether new talent or a seasoned stylist, we have a place for you!  
associate program

ROCA Salon & Spa has one of the longest proven track records of any salon in Kansas City, and with good reason.  We are the ONLY salon in Kansas City to be chosen to be a member of the prestigious Intercoiffure America - Canada and are dedicated to being a commissioned, team-based organization focusing on surpassing individual and team goals.  We are also proud to participate with Summit Salon consulting services.  We strongly believe that by providing our team with numerous opportunities for advanced education, we are able to deliver world-class results.


We are continually looking for new talent who are highly motivated, passionate, and very serious about our craft, to join our team.  We offer a fun and positive team culture along with a performance-based level system to ensure your growth within our company.  We seek the best and those with the potential to become the best!  We offer a proven career path with proven, calculated earnings potential for every level of Stylist, and we provide this in writing!  Does your salon (or salon prospect) do this for you?​


If you are ready to either launch or renew your career at a place you can call "home" with a team that supports one another and with owners who are behind the chair and understand your unique needs, you need to experience ROCA!



  • One of only 2 salons in the greater Kansas City area to be selected for membership in the prestigious Intercoiffure America - Canada

  • "Salon of the Year" award winner - Salon Today Magazine

  • Voted Top 5 "Kansas City's Best Salon" - KC Magazine

  • Rhonda Cavner, Owner, voted "Best Stylist in Kansas City" - KC Magazine

  • Named as one of Kansas City's "Top 20 Companies" to work for - KC Magazine

  • Awarded L'Oreal's top "Black Elite" level salon.



  • Quarterly advanced education opportunities

  • Additional paid educational events, including travel expenses 

  • Create your own schedule*

  • Paid vacation

  • Comprehensive health insurance

  • Signing bonus up to $3,000 for qualified candidates

  • Business coaching opportunities

  • Generous retail commissions 

  • "Walk-in" clients

  • Award-winning Millennium Meevo2 scheduling software with remote access

  • Private off-street parking for guests 

  • Refreshments for guests to include beer, wine, champagne, and hard seltzer

  • Complimentary WIFI

  • No back bar fees* (luxury brands include Kerastase and Davines hair care and Eminence Organics skin care)

  • Freestylist suspended blow dryer system to reduce the chance of carpal tunnel syndrome

  • and more!


For more information please contact our owner:

*Back bar is provided for those who achieve a moderate retail sales goal.


Our Studio Stylist Associate Program is the equivalent of a Master’s Degree in Cosmetology with one-on-one mentoring and coaching!  Our “Earn-While-You-Learn” program is a comprehensive hands-on experience that allows you to jump-start your career by providing advanced training in the areas of technical skills, guest handling, and business building.  You will be paired with a mentor Stylist to learn the necessary “real world” skills to truly become a career Stylist all while allowing you to begin building your own clientele from the very beginning!   

Our program allows you to complete it at your own pace through four training track levels. Upon each level completion, there is an hourly wage raise until commissions on services are greater than the hourly rate.


ROCA provides an environment for continued growth, learning, and support through every stage of your career. It is our commitment that you complete our program with a seamless transition to commissioned Stylist with the skills necessary for true success in your chosen career. 

  • One-on-One Hands-On Mentoring

  • $1,000 Bonus Opportunity

  • Paid Vacation

  • Worldwide Travel Options

  • Generous Retail Commission

  • In-House Guest Artist Events

  • Goal-Focused Career Path

  • Health Insurance

Our Associate training program allows you to advance at your own speed and includes:

  • Up to $15 hourly with incentive bonuses during training

  • Receive guest gratuities

  • Start taking personal clients from Week 1

  • Participate in weekly classes

  • Participate in quarterly training events

  • Attend product knowledge classes

  • Train your replacement as you advance

  • Learn the business side of our company

  • Use tablets to rebook guest services

  • Work one-on-one with a Mentor Stylist as a team Associate to:

  • Mix & formulate hair color

  • Apply color (global, foils, balayage, etc.)

  • Prep & cleanse hair

  • Perform specialty Treatments

  • Remove, prep, and install hair extensions

  • Blow-dry

  • Recommend additional services and retail products

YOU WILL RECEIVE: A master stylist kit with professional-grade tools, training book, and goal tracking tools.  


As a bonus, you will receive in-depth social media training including photography skills, social media algorithms, and ideal posting guidelines.  PLUS, you will receive our exclusive Social Media Calendar for Success: a full-year calendar with daily ideas and inspirations for posting!

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