Join our Barista Team!
Red Emma's has an opening in our Food Department for an experienced barista! Join our team of worker-owner coffee fanatics, and help us keep things running smoothly while we work together to improve sales and the quality of our coffee.
What we're looking for:
Someone who loves coffee, has a good understanding of our coffees or an eagerness to learn, and someone who is willing to work long hours to help with the day-to-day backend tasks of running a business! Professional experience as a barista is not required, but is helpful. Our ideal candidate is someone who's excited about making a long-term commitment to developing the Red Emma's cafe, and who's capable of (and excited about) working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a team of other like-minded folks.
Women, people of color, queer folks,transgender folks, and people from other traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Scheduling espresso machine maintenance
Shift coordination and scheduling
Stock management (ordering, supply chain development)
At Red Emma's, everyone in the food department shares the responsibilities of keeping the business running -baristas wash dishes, clean, and restock the shelves along with everyone else.We work long hours, spend a lot of time on our feet, and a lot of time sampling excellent coffee! We're looking for someone who's excited about being a part of our barista team, and helping to grow the business.
Hours, wages, and beyond:
We're looking for someone whois available starting in May. Evening and weekend availability is a requirement. At Red Emma's, all workers have a starting wage of $11/hour.Health Insurance is provided to workers after three months of working full-time.
This position is for a permanent worker-owner of the business; getting hired means you are on track to become a member and co-owner of the worker cooperative, and will be expected to participate in our monthly full collective operational meetings, our quarterly full collective financial meetings, as well as twice-monthly department meetings. Becoming a worker-owner takes between 6-12 months, and involves working closely with our current worker-owners regularly to prepare for membership.
How to apply:
Email a letter of interest and a resume (or recent work history) to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15th. Tell us why you're interested in being a worker-owner at Red Emma's, and why we should consider you as a good candidate for our barista team. Our top candidates will be interviewed the third week of April.