Job Posting: Barista and Retail Supervisor

Updated: 5 days ago

Choices for Youth (CFY) is a professional service, youth-focused, non-profit, charitable organization that creates spaces and conversations and operates programs and social enterprises to help vulnerable youth secure stable housing, employment, and education while improving health and family stability. With a focus on prevention, intervention, and support, we help youth and their families break cycles of poverty and homelessness and transition to healthy, stable, and independent lives.

Crust is a Choices for Youth Social Enterprise and we are seeking to hire one (1) Barista and Retail Supervisor to manage our new bakery storefront. At Crust we celebrate diversity and offer a safe, inclusive workspace while offering hands-on work experience in our Bakery and Coffee shop.

Becoming a supervisor at Choices for Youth Social Enterprise means learning something new every day. We offer a dynamic workspace that provides the opportunity to learn rewarding skills supporting the work experience of at-risk youth. The successful applicant should be comfortable working as a team lead and have exceptional communication skills.

Reporting to the Food and Operations Manager, the Barista and Retail Supervisor will oversee the front end of the store and be responsible for monitoring food sales, coffee service, and the hands-on customer service training with young people to develop effective retail skills and providing mentorship while working collaboratively with the Employment, Education, and Social Enterprise teams.


· Overseeing Trainees and helping them connect with appropriate support as needed

· Maintaining quality of coffee and all food & beverages served

· Ensuring all shop tasks, operations, and general store maintenance are being completed

· Signing off on completed cash logs

· Monitoring social media, phone, and email accounts

· Training of Crust Trainees


· Previous experience in the food and beverage retail

· Experience in P.O.S systems and handling cash

· Knowledge of coffee and an asset

· Understanding of popular social media platforms

· Comfortable working with the public

· Interest in working with youth

· Previous retail experience required


The hourly salary for this position will be $16.00 per hour.


Regular hours of work for this position are (35-40 hours per week). Flexibility in work hours may be required to accommodate higher work volumes and organizational requirements.


Choices for Youth appreciates all applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your cover letter and resume explaining how you meet the criteria and use CBRS-5-2022 in the subject line to the below recipients. Deadline to Apply: May 25, 2022

Recruitment Team

Nick King, Food and Operations Manager

Reference ID: CBRS-05-2022

Application Deadline: May 25, 2022

Choices for Youth appreciates all applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Equity in employment is essential to a just society. Choices for Youth enthusiastically welcomes applications from all qualified people, including racialized people, people of all sexual orientations, women and trans* people, Aboriginal and First People those with disabilities, mental illness, and from all social strata.

Should you require accommodation in relation to a disability, please tell us at the beginning of the selection process. This information will be kept confidential.