Position Available : Junction Cafe

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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


Hours:

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

Salary:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.”

Requirements:

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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