Cafe Assistant

Date: 15-Mar-2023

Location: Ku-ring-gai (West Pymble), AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • Do you have experience in a café /hospitality based role?
  • Available across the 7 days of the week
  • Know how to make a mean coffee / maybe you have just finished your Barista course?


We are now looking for a casual café assistant to come join the team of foodies at Ku-ring-gai Fitness and Aquatic Centre. We are looking for foodies who are passionate about giving our patrons the best service while delivering great quality food and coffee.


About your new role: 

You will work amongst a small team of foodies, which will control, manage and coordinate the Cafe area at our Aquatic centre. The successful candidate will work a range of hours on a rotating roster, particularly 1:30PM - 6:15PM Monday- Friday & weekends (7:00AM - 6:00PM).

It is essential Cafe Assistants handle food with care and monitor use by dates on all food. Working with the Cafe Coordinator, you will aid in ordering all essential food, which may be required. Cleaning and presentation is expected to be of high standard.


To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • CPR
  • Food Handling certificate (desired)
  • Previous Café or similar experience
  • Barista experience (desired)
  • Working with Children Check (or willing to obtain)
  • Police check (paid for by the Y)



Our Recreation Team is a close-knit community of energetic people-people, with a passion for staying active and helping others. From our Duty Managers and Customer Service Officers, to our Instructors and Coordinators, the team are responsible for transforming our 24 Recreation Centres into warm, inclusive and safe spaces – providing access to health, fitness and recreation opportunities for those who need it most. As part of The Y family, you’ll be responsible for the care and wellbeing of vulnerable and underprivileged young people, always acting with integrity and respect to provide fun and meaningful experiences, safely. We’ll reward you with perks like flexible hours and free facility membership, and support you to build valuable people, leadership and life skills – all while you make a difference to your community.


Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.


We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.


Vaccination Policy

This position involves direct contact with vulnerable persons who have an increased risk of COVID-19, including children. It is a condition of employment that successful applicants provide evidence of compliance with YMCA NSW's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy prior to commencing.


Commitment to Safeguarding

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe. 

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.