Summer Café and Market Coordinator

Job Title: Summer Café and Market Coordinator

Job Type: Seasonal (Summer)

About Melly's Market + Café: At Melly's Market + Café, we are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment that supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in achieving their career and life goals. Our café serves the public, offering a unique experience where participants rotate between our café, market, kitchen, and development room as part of our comprehensive development program.

Description: We are seeking a dynamic and creative Café and Market Coordinator to join our vibrant team for the summer. This position is perfect for a hotel and restaurant management student eager to apply their academic knowledge in a practical, real-world setting. As the Café and Market Coordinator, you will be integral in shaping our café's atmosphere, coordinating events, and enhancing the overall customer experience.


  • Customer Service: Deliver exceptional service to all customers, ensuring a welcoming and satisfying experience.
  • Event Management: Plan and execute 3-4 summer market events to enhance community engagement and promote café visibility.
  • Branding and Campaign Creation: Develop and implement branding strategies. Craft compelling social media campaigns to attract and retain customers.
  • Video Production: Capture high-quality video content for marketing and promotional activities.
  • Baking and Drink Preparation: Oversee and participate in the baking and drink development and preparation, ensuring product quality and consistency.
  • Merchandising and Inventory: Manage product displays and maintain optimal inventory levels to meet customer demands efficiently.
  • Administrative Support: Handle various administrative duties including inventory control, creating processes, improving current reporting and documentation, sales and waste reporting. 
  • Other duties as required


  • Currently enrolled in a Hotel and/or Restaurant Management program.
  • Experience working in a café or restaurant environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Marketing experience, especially in creating social media content, highly desirable.
  • Passionate about the hospitality industry and committed to exceptional customer service.


  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Background in teaching, training, or coaching.
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


  • Must be available to work 35-40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday.


Please note : This role is in partnership with Canada Summer Jobs and applicants must meet the following:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • Valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and legally entitled to work in Canada.

Additional Requirements:

  • A valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required for this position
  • Flexible hours / evenings / weekends may be required for this position.
  • Background Check: A Police Vulnerable Sector is a requisite for this role.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume along with a cover letter detailing their experience and explaining why they are the ideal candidate for the Summer Café and Market Coordinator position at Melly's Workplace. 

Melly’s Workplace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

If you require accommodation in order to submit your application, please contact us at 

We embrace diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Pay: From $17.00/hour