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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. 15-25 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 Please, no phone calls regarding this position.
SAME Cafe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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