We Are Hiring
Hello Kitsilano community!
Make coffee with us at Kits Beach all summer long!
Kits Beach Coffee Co. is looking for people with barista experience and a high aptitude for all thing’s coffee, Kitsilano, and community to work at our coffee cart at Kits Beach this summer.
We are looking for people with previous experience working at a high-volume café and experience making filter coffee. We do not serve espresso, so you’ll have to possess a steady hand and close attention to brewing using Hario V60, Chemex, and other filter brewers.
Beyond making coffee, we are looking for people who are outgoing, friendly and knowledgeable about Kits, Vancouver and community engagement.
A vital part of the job is to be an ambassador for Kitsilano and make locals and tourists feel at home in our community. Kits Beach Coffee Co. is rooted in corporate social responsibility through multiple community engagement programs. Our health, community, and sustainability policies fortify our company commitment to providing support, leadership, and contribution to our community of Kitsilano and specifically Kits Beach. Our green action plan, a living wage for employees, and a community dollar matching program is our cornerstone commitments. We might only be a seasonal coffee cart, but everything is an opportunity to be an integral example of how to be a good corporate citizen and neighbour. You must not only share our values and passion but be an enthusiastic advocate.
Candidate MUST possess ALL of these attributes:
Be available to work full-time or part-time, which primarily focus on weekends and holidays
Have excellent communication and customer service skills
Have at least up to 1 year of experience as a barista
Have at least at home experience making filter brewed coffee
Be very fast and efficient while maintaining order accuracy
Be mature and confident when working alone
Have good problem-solving skills
Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) your resume and a letter. Take the time to tell us about yourself, including your experiences, knowledge of specialty coffee, what community work you’ve done, and why you would like to work for us. Be sure to include the hours and days you are available to work and any other questions you may have about this position.
In keeping with Kits Beach Coffee’s values and our settler impact policy, we are grateful to live, play and work with respect to the Coast Salish territory of,selíNlwN itulh(Tsleil-Waututh), xwməθkwəyə̓ m (Musqueam) and sḵwxw̱ ú7mesh(Squamish) nations on whose traditional territory we operate and benefit from.
Our goal at Kits Beach Coffee Co. is to build a community where you can show up and feel represented and reflected. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential components in our work, and as such, we share a responsibility for creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive community together.
That is why we enthusiastically encourage applications from our community of groups who have historically and/or are experiencing current barriers to equity.
We are looking forward to hearing from you,
James & Sarah
Expected start date - as soon as possible
Job Type - Part-time and full-time positions
Salary - We are a living wage employer and pay $19.50 per hour. A living wage is reviewed and adjusted annually as the Provincial and Federal Government release their budgets. For more details on a living wage, visit www.livingwageforfamilies.ca
Free coffee while on shift
Free baked goods while on shift
50% off items while off shift
We also own a beer company ;)
Day shift: 8:30am – 5pm
We are only open Friday, Saturday, Sunday until May 21st
Starting from May 21st – September 21st we are open Wednesday – Sunday plus holiday Monday’s
On-call and weather dependant as we work outside, but not in the rain or severe winds
Posted April 27, 2021