Cafe Attendant

Contract Type: Casual
Salary: Grade RE1, a staff card that grant access to other YMCA's within Victoria, career development opportunities.
Centre: Hawthorn Aquatic & Leisure Centre,
Grace Street, Hawthorn, 3122
• The successful applicant will be highly motivated and passionate about food services. They will have a flexible and plentiful availability over summer and holiday periods.

• Work for an organisation that values diversity.

• Great staff benefits like free access to gyms!


Short Description

Café Attendants are responsible for food and beverage preparation and service, stock management, cash handling, and exceptional customer service. The role will also involve catering for children's birthday parties and other events.

The successful applicant will be highly motivated and passionate about food services.  They will have a flexible and plentiful availability over summer and holiday periods.

Café Attendants ensure that the cafe operates in accordance with the YMCA's Cafe and Healthy Food Strategy with the key goals being:

  1. Provision of healthy food
  2. Provision of outstanding service
  3. Provision of space and surrounds that promote community connection

About the Company

YMCA Victoria is a charitable, not-for-profit community organisation that has served the Victorian community for more than 160 years. Together with our partners, we address community needs whilst building strong people, strong families and strong communities. With over 5,000 employees, we deliver programs and services at more than 150 locations every day in settings including camps, student accommodation, community recreation and sporting facilities, swimming pools, early education, schools and kindergartens, youth services and youth justice facilities.

About the Centre

The Hawthorn Aquatic and Lesiure Centre (HALC) features a 50m heated outdoor pool (open year round), a 20m indoor warm water pool, group fitness program rooms and crèche facilities , a gym and café. HALC has a strong focus on providing classes including yoga and pilates, Cycle studio, warm water exercise and flexible program space to accommodate growing local interest in general health opportunities.

HALC is set within Boroondara which is made up of four leisure and aquatic facilities in the municipality, owned by the City of Boroondara and managed by the YMCA. The four facilities, represented as the Boroondara Leisure and Aquatic Facilities (the BLAF), work as a group to achieve key results areas agreed in consultation with the City of Boroondara.

Our Culture
At the YMCA, we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual.

About the Role


  • Ability to work in a diverse environment
  • Knowledge of safe food preparation and service skills
  • Posession of necissary qualifications/willingness to obtain

How to Apply
Please submit: CV/Resume, Cover Letter


Working With Children, Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (Completion upon successful applications), Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Food Hygiene and Handling (or similar), Barista course qualifications (preferred but not essential)

YMCA Victoria is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, and successful applicants must comply with the YMCA’s Safeguarding Children and Young People Framework. Visit our website for further information

How to Apply

Closing Date: 20 Mar 2018
Contact: Jimmy Fisher
Phone: 09 8393 9500
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