This is a full-time (30-40 hours/week) position, which includes all aspects of maintaining the daily operation of the Riverwest Co-op Café, while working with cooperatively with staff.
The café is not only a very active neighborhood eating/gathering place, but also a profitable enterprise. We are seeking the right individual who has the vision, time and talent to develop this very unique Riverwest venue.

General Duties

  • Prep items for deli case and lines

  • Take customer orders and answer the phone

  • Prepare smoothies, salads and weigh out deli case items

  • Grill sandwiches/entrees and dress breads/plates

  • Work at least 32 hours in the cafe

Goals needed to be met to pass probationary period

  • Arrive to work on time and ready

  • Have a clear understanding of the menu and menu items

  • Have a clear understanding of the the employee manual

  • Practice compliance in regards to health code standards

  • Perform all general duties

Requirements for Position

  • Must be able to be on feet for 8 hours a day and occasional heavy lifting.

  • Must be motivated and take initiative

  • Previous Kitchen  experience.

  • Excellent cooking skills and ability to follow recipes.

  • Organizational and multitasking skills.  

  • Friendly customer relations demeanor.

  • Communication skills; ability to listen, speak and write clearly, can give and receive feedback and constructive criticism.

  • Ability to work with people of a wide range of skills and personalities.

  • Willingness to work collaboratively with paid staff and volunteers.


  • Experience with vegan and vegetarian food.

  • Experience working in a strong team work environment.

  • Knowledge of products.

Salary and Benefits

  • Starting wage is $9/hour

  • After 90 days of probation (or less, if employee is able to work alone), a positive review will result in a raise to $10.10/hour, with a raise incentive of $.25/6 months.

  • Paid biweekly.

PLEASE EMAIL RESUMES TO ABBY AT abigail.riverwestcoop@gmail.com