Overflow Coffee Bar serves organic coffee, pastries & sandwiches. They also serve fair/direct trade products, inspire volunteerism, and promote local artists. All their profits go to support non-profit work in the South Loop, nearby neighborhoods, the city and the world (in that order).


Overflow Coffee Bar is looking for a Part-time barista to join their team!


  • Prepare or serve hot or cold beverages, such as coffee, espresso drinks, blended coffees, or teas

  • Clean or sanitize work areas, utensils, or equipment

  •  Clean service or seating areas

  • Check temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, or heating equipment to ensure proper functioning

  • Describe menu items to customers or suggest products that might appeal to them

  • Order, receive, or stock supplies or retail products

  • Provide customers with product details, such as coffee blend or preparation descriptions

  • Receive and process customer payments

  • Serve prepared foods, such as muffins, biscotti, or bagels

  • Stock customer service stations with paper products or beverage preparation items

  • Take customer orders and convey them to other employees for preparation

  • Take out garbage

  • Weigh, grind, or pack coffee beans for customers

  • Wrap, label, or date food items for sale

  • Create signs to advertise store products or events

  • Demonstrate the use of retail equipment, such as espresso machines

  • Prepare or serve menu items, such as sandwiches or salads

  • Set up or restock product displays

  • Slice fruits, vegetables, desserts, or meats for use in food service.


  • 1 year of relevant coffee experience preferred

  • 1 year of food service preferred


Salary is $11.00-$12.00/Hour