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Volunteer Cafe Manager 3 posts available PT

The View CiC


Posted over 30 days ago...

The View Magazine is a feminist  social enterprise platform that advocates for women in the justice system. Reshaping the narrative through accessible information, awareness campaigns, and a focus on creativity.


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London, N1 9DX

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

As one of three volunteer cafe managers, you'll play a crucial role in overseeing the operations of our cafe/ bookshop/ patisserie /gallery while upholding the mission and values of our organisation. Your main responsibilities will include managing day-to-day cafe activities, supervising volunteers and ensuring exceptional customer service. We're looking for 3 people with strong leadership and organisational skills, a genuine passion for the community, and a commitment to creating a welcoming space for our  supporters all the while keeping our mission and values at the forefront of all that you do.  Your ability to foster creativity and appreciation for the arts will be highly valued in this role.

What are we looking for?

Essential skills: 

Leadership: The ability to lead and inspire a team of volunteers is crucial. You should have strong leadership skills and managerial experience to effectively manage and motivate your team. Organisational Skills: Managing the operations of the cafe requires excellent organisational skills. You should be able to handle day-to-day activities, inventory management, scheduling, and coordination effectively. Communication: Good communication skills are essential, you should be able to clearly convey information, listen actively, and foster positive relationships. Creativity: As an art cafe manager, having a creative mindset is important. You should be able to curate and showcase artwork, create an engaging atmosphere, and develop innovative ideas to promote the artistic community. Problem-Solving: Being able to think critically and solve problems efficiently is essential in managing a social enterprise. You should be able to handle challenges that arise, make sound decisions, and find creative solutions. Passion for the Cause: Having a genuine passion for the social cause that the art cafe supports is highly desirable. It will drive your commitment to making a positive impact and inspire others to get involved.

What difference will you make?

In addition to these core responsibilities, our cafe also offers a valuable revenue- generating  space for art. You'll have the opportunity to curate and showcase local artwork, creating a vibrant and creative atmosphere for our customers to enjoy and to purchase the artworks on display.  This volunteer position offers you the chance to contribute your skills and expertise to a social enterprise that is dedicated to making a positive difference. By joining us as a volunteer cafe manager, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that your efforts are helping us create a space where people can enjoy great coffee and cakes, connect with the community, and be inspired by art


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