Positions Vacant: Barista

Positions Vacant: Barista


Red Gum Cafe is part of Manningham Uniting Church and the vision for it is to be; A living, breathing space that serves and fosters connection within the community. 

If you are looking to combine your professional skills as a barista in an environment that fosters values that are welcoming, inclusive, generous and open minded then Red Gum Cafe is the place for you.

We are a seeking a barista, who is experienced and skilled in the industry, delivering exceptional customer service, and able to connect and build relationships with members, customers and people within the community. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Nurture and build friendly relationships with members of MUC, customers, suppliers and partners within the community while helping to lead a team that delivers exceptional customer service
  • Communicate and consult with Café Manager on operating needs, customer feedback and supplies
  • Work alongside a diverse team
  • Greet and engage customers as they enter café
  • Produce and serve customers with consistent top quality coffee and drinks in a timely manner
  • Answer customer enquiries and take orders
  • Prepare and serve food 
  • Keep bar area clean and organised
  • Comply with health and safety requirements
  • Check and maintain functional use of brewing equipment
  • Open / Closing operations and operating point of sale


  • Minimum 2 years work experience as a barista
  • Minimum 4 years work experience in hospitality 
  • Additional certification (e.g Barista Certificate and/or hospitality) is a plus
  • Hands on experience with professional coffee machine
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Food service experience
  • Flexible to work within and outside operating hours (including weekends and public holidays)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Food handling certificate
  • Training and willingness to stay up to date with latest brewing methods, and food and beverage preparation