Position Vacant:
Cafe Manager

Position Vacant:
Cafe Manager

Redgum 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 in hospitality with an environment that fosters values which are welcoming, inclusive, generous and open minded then Redgum Cafe is the place for you.

We are a seeking a Cafe Manager, who is experienced and skilled in managing a café, delivering exceptional customer service, with strong leadership skills 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 leading a team that delivers exceptional customer service
  • Manage day to day operations of the cafe
  • Hiring and on boarding of staff & volunteers 
  • Lead and manage a diverse team of employees and volunteers 
  • Training employees on food and drink preparation, equipment use, point of sale operation and service
  • Monitor, order and maintain store supplies
  • Maintain, update and manage daily, weekly and monthly revenues and expenses
  • Comply with health and safety requirements
  • Report and consult with Café Management Team on status and direction for the café


  • Minimum 2 years work experience as a Café Manager
  • Minimum 4 years work experience in hospitality 
  • Additional certification (e.g in Business Administration or Hospitality) is a plus
  • Additional professional cooking, menu creation experience is a plus
  • Hands on experience with professional coffee machine
  • Barista and food service experience
  • Availability to work within and outside operating hours (including weekends and public holidays)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong organisational, decision making and time management skills
  • Ability to lead a team and remain calm under pressure
  • Food handling certificate
  • First aid trained or willing to be trained