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This job expired on May 16, 2020

Cafe Team Lead & Barista Church Hill Activities and Tutoring

  • Date Posted March 17, 2020
  • Location Richmond, VA
  • Category Culinary / Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description The Workforce Development program offers opportunities for teens and young adults (ages 16–24) to develop professional skills to prepare them for long-term success in the workforce. Students work in one of four small businesses that provide training, job experience, and mentoring. Our businesses include a cafe, an urban farm, a screenprinting shop, and a woodworking shop. The Workforce Development Program is a part of Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (CHAT), a non-profit in the east end of Richmond Virginia that serves the youth of Richmond’s East End and equips them with the heart, head, and hands to make life-transforming decisions. Job description
Job Summary
Do you have a passion for people, food, and hospitality?  Are you interested in creating a welcoming space for the entire community to gather?  The Front Porch Cafe is looking for a highly motivated individual who is excited about preparing quality food and drinks, providing exceptional customer service, and serving the community with a smile. Our ideal candidate is attentive, punctual, and hard-working. 
The Front Porch Cafe is part of CHAT's Workforce Development program, which equips teens and young adults with meaningful job skills to prepare them for future employment.   Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (CHAT) serves the youth of the East End and equipping them with the Heart, Head, Hands, to make transformative life decisions.   
Position Overview & Compensation
  • Reports to the Store Manager
  • Full-time, 35 to 40 hours/week; mid shift typically 11:30 am to 7:30 pm
  • Pay $11-$13 per hour plus tips
  • Benefits include medical and dental insurance
Primary Responsibilities.
  1. Craft a phenomenal first impression to customers by providing a best-in-class customer service experience
  2. Consistently execute recipes correctly in order to produce beverages of the highest quality
  3. Operations: Protect employees and customers by providing a safe and clean store environment; Maintain accurate cash handling and follow proper protocol for securing store funds; Open and close the store, following the closing checklist; Manage and maintain shift changes and daily tasks through the use of checklists; achieve goals assigned by manager and utilize staff and resources available
  4. Communication: Communicate needs of customer and store to the Manager; Ensure availability of merchandise and services by communicating with the Manager; Maintain operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures; Maintain the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements; Identify current and future customer needs by establishing rapport with potential and actual customers
  5. Self-Development/Education: Execute program initiatives and ensure staff is knowledgeable in products; Personally commit to and actively work to continuously improve; Set example for staff through consistent performance and adherence to quality standards; Develop product knowledge for self and overall store through tastings

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • 1+ year specialty barista experience
  • Minimum availability of 30 hours per week
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
  • Ability to lift and or move up to 50lbs
  • Previous experience with café POS systems
  • Valid ServSafe certification or equivalent Food Handlers card
  • Share a personal confession of faith in Jesus Christ and commitment to the vision and mission of CHAT
  • An intentional and practiced commitment to serving and engaging in the community of Richmond’s East End.
Compensation this position is : hourly Application instructions
This job expired on May 16, 2020
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