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  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesRetail and Hospitality, Management
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 29 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 08 Dec 2019
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Tamil Feasts - Front of House Supervisor

CERES Community Environment Park
CERES Community Environment Park
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesRetail and Hospitality, Management
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 29 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 08 Dec 2019
  • Play a major role in the continued success of Tamil Feasts
  • Vital position with potential for increased hours during our busy events season
  • Opportunity to support an enterprise that provides growth and opportunity to people seeking asylum

About CERES

CERES Community Environment Park is an award‐winning, not-for‐profit, environment park and urban farm located by the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne. Once a landfill site and wasteland, today CERES is a thriving, vibrant community. With over 450,000 visitors a year, CERES is the most visited environmental centre in Australia.

Our Vision

Our vision is for everyone to fall in love with the Earth again.

CERES is a place for community-based learning and action. Through this, we create better ways of living together in five areas: environmental, social, economic, cultural and spiritual. You can read more about CERES, our educational programs and other social enterprises on our website.

About Tamil Feasts

Tamil Feasts is social enterprise that supports recently settled people seeking asylum through the celebration of food and culture. The project currently employs four Tamil cooks who host traditional Sri Lankan dinners two times a week at the Merri Table. Each week over forty dedicated volunteers assist the team with all of the cooking, serving and cleaning that is required to run a feast night. The enterprise aims to break down barriers and provide opportunities for genuine connection by offering not just food, but a facilitated connection between asylum seekers and concerned or curious citizens. Tamil Feasts are pre-booked, with feasts usually selling out each week.

What we are looking for

We are looking for an approachable and experienced supervisor with a strong hospitality background. A high level of hospitality experience is needed to excel in supervising the team at Tamil Feasts. The role is flexible and there is the potential for additional hours over the busy events season. CERES offers an inclusive and diverse working environment and the position plays a large role in the success of Tamil Feasts. Being able to efficiently problem solve and provide outstanding customer service is a must for this role.

What we offer

  • An established dedicated team and a supportive environment
  • Be part of a unique dining experience which directly supports asylum seekers
  • The opportunity to apply your hospitality skills to contribute to an amazing social enterprise

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply

Apply now!

Please visit our website to view the full position description. Applications must be submitted via our website and should include the following as one document:

  1. A cover letter addressed to Emma McCann, Tamil Feasts Program Manager
  2. A statement addressing the key selection criteria from the position description
  3. A current CV

Applications must be received by 9am on Monday 9th December 2019 to be considered. Late applications may not be considered.

We will be holding interviews mid to late December with the role to commence from 20th January 2020.

CERES is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. CERES believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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