SAME Cafe | Serving Good Food for the Greater Good

Now Hiring PT Cook/ Cafe Coordintor

General Description:

Follow, create, and adapt recipes. Prepare daily soups, salads, and pizzas in partnership with Chef / Operations Manager.

Create daily seasonal menu.

Receive, prep, and store donated produce in a timely manner.

Greet and serve guests while explaining café mission and payment options.

Monitor café cleanliness, food levels, and sobriety of guests.

Manage volunteer exchange and front of house pre-scheduled volunteers, including assignments, paperwork, and waivers. Train volunteers briefly in kitchen safety standards.

Schedule and maintain volunteer schedules, including answering volunteer requests in a timely manner and tracking volunteer and community service hours.

Ensure end of day tasks are completed and record money with another staff member.

Send end of day reports to café team.

Occasional evening events required.

Part-time Cook / Cafe Coordinator Job Description

SAME Café seeks a candidate with strong people and kitchen skills to join the team.  The part-time Cook / Cafe Coordinator for SAME Cafe will work with the Chef to create menus, prepare produce, and cook daily food. A successful candidate will also work well with guests and volunteers to ensure that SAME Café runs smoothly each day.  Some nights and weekends required. $12-15 per hour depending on experience.  15-25 hours per week, typically Monday, Friday, & Saturday 8am-4pm.

Skill set needed to be successful:

Appropriate experience in culinary and service field.  Minimum of 2 years of kitchen experience and service or program experience required.

Demonstrate knowledge in and passion for the fields of healthy eating, active living, and food justice.

Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and collaboration skills; strong initiative and superior productivity.

Passionate about food access 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 must submit resumes and cover letters ONLY to with “Cook / Café Coordinator Position” in the subject line.  Please, no phone calls or walk-ins regarding this position.

SAME Cafe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.


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