Position Available : Junction Cafe


OurChurch is seeking applications for a fun, passionate and motivated Cafe Manager to launch and grow The Junction Cafe into a place where people can slow down and connect with themselves, God and one another.

ROLE Description: The Junction Cafe Manager


This role will begin as one day per week with the potential to expand to full time, based on demand.


Negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Applications Close:

9am, Monday, 21 January 2019

Function & Role:

As The Junction Cafe Manager you are primarily responsible to organise daily operations, manage staff and volunteers, and provide excellent food and beverages, customer service and a space where the community can connect.

This is a growth position, starting as a hands-on barista/manager, with the potential to grow to managing multiple staff.

The Junction Cafe is a key part of the vision of OurChurch to see community renewal where mission and discipleship take place for city transformation. As such, a heart that pursues God and a passion for extending God’s Kingdom is a must.


  • Manage day-to-day operations of the cafe

  • Train new wait staff and baristas and manage staff and volunteer rosters

  • Train employees and volunteers on drinks preparation and proper use of coffee equipment

  • Coordinate with vendors and order supplies, as needed (like takeaway cups, coffee, milk and other ingredients)

  • Maintain updated records of daily, weekly and monthly revenues and expenses in conjunction with the OurChurch finance team

  • Add new menu items based on seasonality and customers’ preferences

  • Advise staff and volunteers on the best ways to resolve issues with clients and deliver excellent customer service

  • Ensure all cafe areas are clean and tidy

  • Oversee advertising and promotion of the cafe

  • Oversee the policies and procedures and workplace health and safety for the cafe

  • Nurture friendly relationships with customers to increase loyalty and boost our reputation

  • As a staff member you are expected to regularly attend church experiences and engage in an intentional small group.

  • Engage in regular personal SOAP devotions and journaling and be able to model this to those in your team.

  • Encourage the cafe team to serve according to the OurChurch values as outlined on the website. We want to be a team who serves with the skill of our hands and integrity of heart. Psalm 78:72 “And David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skilful hands he led them.”


  • Follower of Jesus Christ

  • Agreement with the OurChurch Mission, Strategy, Vision, Values and Statement of Faith as outlined on the website

  • Work experience as a Cafe Manager or Barista

  • Hands-on experience with professional coffee machines

  • Good maths skills

  • Availability to work within opening hours (including weekends and holidays)

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage and motivate a team

  • Customer service attitude

  • Eye for details and the ability to control workflow

  • Willingness to learn and grow

  • Entrepreneurial


  • Certified barista

  • Food safety supervisor certificate

To apply, email your resume, covering letter and 2 references (including 1 pastoral reference) to rarnold@ourchurch.org.au by 9am, Monday 21 January 2019