SAME Cafe | Serving Good Food for the Greater Good

Part-Time Cafe/Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description – Part-time Café/Volunteer Coordinator


Location SAME Cafe

2023 E. Colfax Ave

Denver, CO 80206

Job Title

Part-time Café/Volunteer Coordinator

Reports to Kitchen Manager/Executive Team Title Part-time Café Program Manager
$12.00-15.00 per hour Type of position: Part-time


Hours:11-24 / week




General Description


Perform duties necessary to operate the café as directed by kitchen manager and executive team.



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 assignment
Monitor quantities of pizza, soup, salad, to determine when to refill/refresh

Volunteer Coordinator –
Schedule/communicate with volunteers using online system
Sign volunteers in using the appropriate paperwork (waiver, sign-in sheet, apron, etc.)
Train volunteers in proper kitchen procedures & protocol
Direct and monitor volunteers in tasks needed to prepare food and open
Direct volunteers in cleaning and prep work
Perform kitchen work as necessary (prep work, cleaning, dishes, etc.)
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 other employee present
Indicate low inventory items
Prep list prepared for the next day

 Part-time Cafe/Volunteer Coordinator Job Description

SAME Café seeks a candidate with strong management and kitchen skills to join the team.  The part-time Cafe/Volunteer Coordinator for SAME Cafe will work with the kitchen manager/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. $12-15 per hour depending on experience.  11-24 hours per week.

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 their professional career. Interested candidates must submit resumes and cover letters ONLY to  Please, no phone calls or walk-ins regarding this position.

SAME Cafe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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