Café Attendant
Sport NSW
5d ago


At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia.

8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services and social enterprises.

About the Centre

The Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre (APARC) is an important community facility and is just one of the centres' that make up the Boroondara Leisure and Aquatic Facilities (BLAF), managed by YMCA Victoria in partnership with the City of Boroondara.

The Boroondara Leisure and Aquatic Facilities provide the unique opportunity for staff to be exposed to a variety of facilities, programs and services within a vibrant workplace.

YMCA Victoria is committed to provide the highest level of service to our visitors and career development for our staff teams.

Key Elements of the Role

Café Attendants at APARC provide exceptional customer service to our members and guests at the 'social hub' of the centre.

The café attendants are productive, can work autonomously and efficiently. As a café attenant, you will be primarily responsible for taking and preparing food and drink orders.

Extensive training and support will be provided from day 1.

Based at the Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre, Café Attendants will be 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 will ensure that the cafe operates in accordance with the YMCA's Cafe and Healthy Food Strategy with the key goals being :

  • Provision of healthy food
  • Provision of outstanding service
  • Provision of space and surrounds that promote community connection
  • Selection Criteria

  • Determined and ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to work autonously
  • Demonstrate innovation and initiative
  • Passion for food and hospitality
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • The applicant must be available to work the following days and times :

  • Mondays 7 : 30am - 2pm
  • Tuesdays 7 : 30am - 2pm
  • Wednesdays 7 : 30am - 2pm
  • Thursdays 7 : 30am - 2pm
  • Fridays 7 : 30am - 2pm
  • Qualifications

    YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework.

    YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to :

  • A national criminal history check
  • An international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas
  • Hold or obtain a Working with Children Clearance / equivalent in accordance with state / territory laws
  • ACF Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (completion online prior to commencement)
  • Two reference checks.
  • Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

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