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Ain't Normal Cafe is a brand new multi-roaster cafe located in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland. We are seeking experienced and passionate baristas and cashiers to join our small team. 

The ideal team member would exemplify the following:

  • A deep knowledge of third wave coffee and/or a strong desire to learn

  • At least 2 years experience in a specialty cafe

  • Exceptional customer service skills. One of our core values is connecting with and giving back to the community. 

-Flexibility. We are a brand-new cafe, and although we are strict in our quality standards, we are still figuring out what works best for us. 

-Dedication. We are looking for someone who will go above and beyond, and wants to grow with our company.


  • Earn tips every shift you work

  • 2 bags of whole bean coffee every month, from our rotating menu of roasters

-Working in a brand new cafe with top of the line equipment.

 Please include a cover letter with your resume.

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Rasa Caffe, near Ashby BART, is looking for enthusiastic and upbeat applicants who are friendly and outgoing. Applicant must be capable of treating guests with kindness and respect especially during (Corona V-19). We are very busy even with the Shelter (Corona V-19) still in place.

Applicant must have a flexible schedule and be open to learning our drink set up and willing to commit to up  3-4 shifts per week. A six-month to one-year minimum commitment is required .

A one year minimum of Barista  experience is required working with specialty coffee and use of an espresso machine. 

We are a small coffee & tea establishment that roaster our coffee, makes our Chai in house , and  produces our specialty drinks essences ( syrups) from original recipes.Training  of our system will be offered to qualified applicants. There will  also be incentives as the coffee bar grows.

Responsibilities of Café Team Members:

Team player capable of working in a small space

  • High standard of customer service; positive demeanor

  • Must be able to work weekends/ mornings afternoons 

  • opening and closing cafe shifts

  • working within cafe guidelines on espresso calibration particular to our cafe and espresso bar etiquette.  Knowledge of Latte art the aesthetics of the process. 

  • Multi tasking

  • Reliable: will arrive at work on time and follow café dress code and etiquette

  • Working within the Covid-19 Shelter in place protocol Health codes  for Berkeley/Alameda County (CA 2020)

  • Quickly learn preparation of the menu of drinks served

  • Cleaning duties of caffe ( dishes , sweeping, etc..

Qualified applicants will possess:

  • A current food handler’s card

  • Proper Coved-19 mask and attire for work shifts-  protocol Health codes for Berkeley/Alameda County (CA 2020)

  • Simple computer & math skills

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED

Hours: 20-30  hours a week

Pay rate: + tips

Please respond with resume ( Please cut and paste into the body of application) -Thank You!!!! - Rasa Caffe

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Hive, the place to bee is Dimond's buzzing cafe & roastery, serving 3rd wave coffee, freshly-prepared food, and great vibes.

Are you passionate about people, outstanding coffee, and nourishing food? So are we!

We are looking for an EXPERIENCED barista that shares our passion for people and great quality coffee and food.

We can provide 25-30 hours a week, minimum one-weekend day availability required. We are open daily, 8a - 2p.

Third-wave experience is not required though is highly preferred. You will also need a California Food Handlers card.

Please do not apply if you do not have food business experience!

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Looking for a few more people to work the line at our busy cafe.  

Baker & Commons opened in May 2018 and is a favorite in the neighborhood.  We are serving high quality food in a fast paced environment.  There are opportunities to cross train as a barista, cashier and line cook so that everyone can help out when needed.  

We are preparing breakfast and lunch from behind our front counter. We make everything from scratch and our baked goods are made in house.  

If you have a passion for great food, serving others and enthusiasm to work in a bustling environment this is the job for you!  Experience in a cafe, kitchen or restaurant is required, and you will be trained in how to cook our menu.  

Our breakfast menu includes biscuit sandwiches, poached eggs, avocado toast, bakery items and other breakfast specials.  We serve sandwiches, salads and soup at lunch and some entree meal kits for "bake at home" dinner. 

You will work closely with our chef and other line staff to maintain an organized, efficient operation.

Food discounts of 20% on your days off and 100% discount on your working days.  Schedule can be somewhat flexible but you must be available Saturdays and Sundays.  We are open from 7:30am-6:30pm for take out and outdoor dining.  We just opened up more tables in our parklet! Most shifts are 6-8 hours long with a half hour unpaid meal break.

Please bring your resume to the cafe and ask for Kara or email to  We are hiring asap and would like to start interviews on Monday.  BIPOC and LGBTQ encouraged to apply.   All are welcome here.


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