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SAME Cafe is hiring!

SAME Cafe is hiring!  A full time and part time position are available.

Cafe Program Coordinator Job Description

SAME Café seeks a candidate with strong program management, implementation and leadership skills to join the team.  The Cafe Program Coordinator for SAME Cafe will work with the executive team to achieve the organization’s goals. A successful candidate will also work with volunteers to ensure that SAME Café runs smoothly each day.  Some nights and weekends required. This is a full time exempt position.

Job Description:

During business hours (10 a.m. -3 p.m.):

Support the executive team
Greet customers
Explain the philosophy & methodology
Fulfill food orders
Communicate with co-workers and volunteers
Manage volunteers and kitchen prep and customer relations

Before and after business hours:

Maintain a database of volunteers and hours
File paperwork
Schedule volunteers
Plan and execute evening events

Skill set needed to be successful:

College degree in social work, or related field; appropriate experience may be substituted. Minimum of 2 years program and/or management experience required.
Demonstrate ability to establish strategy, exhibit and promote leadership, develop work plans, multitask and deliver quality work on time.
Working knowledge of nonprofits and/or government agencies preferred.
Demonstrate knowledge in the fields of healthy eating and active living.
Superb project management skills with demonstrated experience managing large, complex projects connecting a variety of stakeholders.
Excellent interpersonal, customer service and collaboration skills; strong initiative and superior productivity.
Motivated and committed to SAME Café’s mission.

Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to have a meaningful contribution through her or his professional career. Interested candidates may submit their resumes and cover letters ONLY to samecafe@gmail.com.  Please, no phone calls regarding this position.

SAME Cafe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-time Cafe Coordinator Job Description

SAME Café seeks a candidate with strong management and kitchen skills to join the team.  The part-time Cafe Coordinator for SAME Cafe will work with the executive team and program manager to achieve the organization’s goals. A successful candidate will also work with volunteers to ensure that SAME Café runs smoothly each day.  Some nights and weekends required.  $10 per hour.  18-25 hours per week.

Job Description:

Front counter –
Greet and serve customers
Explain café mission
Explain payment options
Determine (if necessary) sobriety of customer and take appropriate action
Make change for customers
With volunteer help, plate food – give silverware
Keep an eye on dining room – iced tea/coffee, bus trays, customers
Communicate directly with staff members
Work exchange/volunteer assignments
Monitor quantities of pizza, soup, salad, to determine when to refill/refresh

Volunteer Coordinator –
Sign volunteers in using the appropriate paperwork (waiver, sign-in sheet, etc)                     Train volunteers in proper kitchen procedures & protocol
Direct and monitor volunteers in tasks needed to prepare food and open café                         Direct volunteers in prep work for next day’s menu
Perform kitchen work as necessary (prep work, cleaning, dishes)
Ensure volunteers are performing tasks satisfactorily, correct if necessary
Direct volunteers in closing procedures

Closing –
Ensure all end-of-day procedures per checklist are completed (especially temperatures)
Count donation box with Café Program Manager or other employee present
Indicate low inventory items
Prep list prepared for the next day

Skill set needed to be successful:

Appropriate experience in culinary field.  Minimum of 2 years program and/or management experience required.
Demonstrate knowledge in the fields of healthy eating and active living.
Excellent interpersonal, customer service and collaboration skills; strong initiative and superior productivity.
Motivated and committed to SAME Café’s mission.

Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to have a meaningful contribution through her or his professional career. Interested candidates may submit their resumes and cover letters ONLY to samecafe@gmail.com.  Please, no phone calls regarding this position.

SAME Cafe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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