Website La Maestra Family Health Center

Job Title:         Barista

Reports To:     Program director

Job Status:       Non-Exempt

Pay Range:     $17.00 – $22.00 hr.



The Barista will take orders and create beverages which the client requests, in a competent and caring manner. The Barista will also sell cold beverages from the refrigerator and sell prepackaged food and snacks.



The primary responsibility of the Barista / Coffee Kiosk attendant is creating and selling Hot and Iced Coffee and Tea beverages, at the La Maestra Coffee kiosk. The individual should like engaging others and remembers what regular clients prefer to drink.

  • Using proper food handling techniques create beverages for the client.
  • Handle money and credit/debit transactions, with proper accounting of funds at the end of each business day.
  • Maintain a clean and appropriate kitchen environment.
  • Clean and maintain espresso machine and other food related equipment.
  • Opening and Closing of the Kiosk according to operating hours.
  • Create beverage to the client’s request.
  • Be courteous to client and staff.
  • Responsibly handle cash and give correct change to client.
  • Maintain a clean kiosk and presentable exterior of the kiosk.

Job Requirements

Certification required:  Current Food Handlers Card.


  • Experience creating coffee, espresso and tea beverages, both hot and cold.
  • Ability to handle cash and credit/debit cards, with accurate accounting.
  • Ability to take inventory for ordering of products essential to keep operation running.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. without assistance.
  • Professional appearance.

Verbal and Written Skills to perform the job: Familiarity with basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.  Accurate keyboarding skills.

Technical knowledge and skills required to perform the job:  Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.  Demonstrate high levels of self-initiation and direction. Knowledge of communities we serve. Knowledge and experience working in a team environment and interacting collaboratively with other team members.  Skill in analyzing situations and making timely decisions.


Physical and Mental Requirements:  Work involves sitting, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms. The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Customer Relations

  1. Respond promptly and with caring actions to customers and employees.  Acknowledge psychosocial, spiritual and cultural beliefs and honor these beliefs.
  2. Maintain professional working relationships with all levels of staff, clients and the public.
  3. Be part of a team and cooperate in accomplishing department goals and objectives
  4. Interacts and communicates in a manner to reflect an understanding of the patient’s age, culture, state of health, and level of comprehension

General Requirements

Pre-employment requirements include I-9 verification, physical examination, positive background and reference check results, completed employment application, new hire orientation attendance.

La Maestra Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or any other protected class, political affiliation or belief.

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