Equal Exchange Espresso Baristas - Shoreline, WA | Equal Exchange
Part-Time

Equal Exchange Espresso Baristas - Shoreline, WA

Equal Exchange Espresso, operated by the nation’s oldest Fair Trade organization, is opening a café in the Seattle area. Our objectives are to promote Equal Exchange’s mission to support small-scale farmers by providing high-quality food & beverages and creating an inclusive and welcoming space for customers and staff. If you love coffee, community and customer service, please consider joining our team!

Equal Exchange supports equal employment opportunity for all classes of individuals, regardless of age, race, color, national origin, citizenship status, disability, religious creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, economic status, veteran status. Additionally, people who are oppressed or are denied power and privilege in society are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description
  • Employment status: Part-time, hourly
  • Compensation: $12/hour plus tips
  • Reports to: Café Manager
  • Hours: 10-30 hours/week, including weekends and holidays
Qualifications
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Able to communicate well with customers & co-workers
  • Able to create an inclusive and welcoming space for customers and co-workers
  • Able to effectively problem solve with customers and co-workers
  • Previous retail food service experience
  • Previous cash handling experience
  • Previous espresso experience preferred
  • Able to stand for 6-8 hours (with breaks)
  • Able to lift 40 pounds overhead
  • Passionate about Equal Exchange's mission
  • Reliability and punctuality a must!
Responsibilities
  • Make customers feel valued in a community environment
  • Efficiently prepare consistently high-quality espresso and coffee drinks
  • Maintain equipment and facilities through hourly, daily, and weekly cleaning tasks
  • Receive and unload orders
  • Stock ingredients and supplies
  • Accurately operate POS system and count drawer at change of shift
  • Participate in promotional activities as needed
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Equal Exchange's producer partners and trading model

Please direct any questions to Alison, Café Manager, at eee@equalexchange.coop

To Apply

To apply to be an Equal Exchange Espresso Barista, please complete the following application: