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Cacao Cafe Barista

Company: Soul Lift Cacao
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Our local superfood business is hiring temporary holiday help. We sell ethically sourced cacao made by collectives in Guatemala. We recently opened a brick-and-mortar shop in NE Portland that provides counter service and also mails orders from our e-commerce site.The ideal candidate will work on both "back end" and "front end" tasks.Cafe duties:Helping customersPoint-of-sale checkoutPreparing beveragesCleaning and loading/unloading the dishwasherEcommerce duties:Labeling and organizing product inventory on shelvesOrder fulfillment (preparing packages to mail via Shopify, Etsy, etc)Food packing (measuring shelf-stable foods and sealing in packages)COMPENSATION: $17 per hour (plus tips, averaging $1.50-$3.00 additional per hour)HOURS: Part time... 15-20 hours per week for Nov and Dec. Potential to become a regular part-time job if it's the right fit.SCHEDULE: We are currently open 11am-6pm Tues-Sat, and soon could be open on Mondays as well. We are planning to be closed on the following upcoming dates: Nov 25, Dec 24, Dec 25, Dec 31, and Jan 1.REQUIRED: Relevant food industry experience, current food handler card and familiarity with food safety code, ATTENTION TO DETAIL, self-reliance, adaptability, good verbal and written communication, good attitude, friendly demeanor, willing to following instructions, ability to ask for help if something's wrong or you don't know the answer, ability to blow the customer's mind with thoughtfulness, ability to work in teams and alone, ability to lift up to 50lbs, and ability to work mostly on your feet for 4-8 hour shifts. MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF FULL COVID-19 VACCINATION.PREFERRED: Personal experience with Guatemalan, Mayan, and/or Latinx culture and food. Familiarity with the ceremonial cacao movement. Experience with raw foods, superfoods, chocolate and/or cacao. Experience in a rapidly changing start-up business is also a plus but not required. And a desire to make the world a better place.PLEASE INCLUDE IN YOUR MESSAGE A PARAGRAPH OR TWO ABOUT WHY YOU'RE INTERESTED, ATTACH YOUR RESUME AS A PDF (OR DOCX), AND INCLUDE TWO REFERENCES (AT LEAST ONE PROFESSIONAL). ALSO NAME YOUR FAVORITE KIND OF CACAO OR CHOCOLATE BAR. We will only reply to messages that include this!Job Types: Part-time, TemporaryPay: From $17.00 per hourBenefits:Employee discountFlexible schedulePaid trainingParental leavePhysical Setting:Coffee shopSchedule:8 hour shiftDay shiftMonday to FridayWeekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:TipsCOVID-19 considerations:Customers are required to wear a mask when entering. If they have proof of vaccination or a negative test within the last 72 hours, then they can dine inside and remove a mask while seated. And anyone can sit in our covered outdoor patio.Experience:Guest services: 1 year (Preferred)Barista experience: 1 year (Preferred)Language:English (Required)Shift availability:Day Shift (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Soul Lift Cacao, Portland , Cacao Cafe Barista, Hospitality & Tourism , Portland, Oregon

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