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Cafe Associate

Kansas City, MO, USA

Job Type

Full Time / Part Time

About Us

Welcome to Hümanette, a family-centric café and hybrid work/play space dedicated to bringing joy and connection to both parents and children. At Hümanette, we believe that parents deserve a place where they can relax, recharge, and be productive, while their littles enjoy a safe, engaging environment filled with adventure and creativity.

Our mission is to create a vibrant community hub where families can bond, play, and thrive together. With carefully designed play areas, cozy nooks, and a welcoming café, Hümanette is more than just a place to visit—it's a place to belong.

Join us in making Hümanette the ultimate family destination in Kansas City, where every day is an opportunity for fun, growth, and unforgettable memories!

About the Role

At Hümanette, we're seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team, where you'll have the unique opportunity to prepare and serve delicious café fare while creating a safe, fun, enriching environment for children and their families. If you love working in a dynamic, family-friendly setting and have a passion for both customer service and supporting children and families, this position is for you!

Hümanette Cafe Associates will be expected to:

  • Provide excellent customer service and assist caregivers and children with any questions or concerns

  • Supervise and monitor children in the indoor playground to ensure their safety and enjoyment

  • Supervise the indoor play area during open hours, ensuring a safe and clean environment for children and familiesCommunicate with customers and staff in a friendly and professional manner

  • Prepare and serve cafe food and beverages to customers, maintaining a KCMO food handlers permit

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the coffee and food preparation station, following all food safety and sanitation guidelines

  • Work closely with the management team to ensure smooth operation of the cafe

  • Assist with the cleaning and maintenance of the play areas, equipment and toys

  • Plan and execute events and activities in the play area

  • Assist with the preparation and execution of birthday parties and other special events

  • Collaborate with the management team to ensure smooth operation of the cafe

  • Communicate with customers and staff in a friendly and professional manner

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Proven experience as a barista and/or in a food-preparation setting

  • Proven experience working with children in a supervised setting

  • Strong understanding of child development and behavior

  • Strong leadership and supervision skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure and multitask

  • A keen attention to detail

  • A positive, proactive, collaborative attitude

  • Flexible availability, including weekends and occasional evenings

Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 25 pounds

First Aid and CPR certification is a plus

We offer a competitive hourly rate, on-site training and the opportunity to work in a fun and dynamic environment. If you have a passion for working with children and creating a safe, enjoyable environment, we want to hear from you! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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