Job opportunities at The Parenting Place

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Cafe Manager (full time maternity cover)

The Parenting Place is a not-for-profit with a heart for New Zealand whanau. We are dedicated to inspiring and equipping families to thrive. We do this through a range of programmes, events and resources designed for parents and young people. Our work and our vision are animated by Christian values, and we believe that flourishing, loving families can transform society.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who can lead the Café team. As part of your responsibilities, you will manage the Café operations, be responsible for all Café purchases, adhere to all Health & Safety standards, make all customers feel right at home and provide the best coffee in Auckland!

This position is based at The Parenting Place in Greenlane, Auckland.

Skills and experience

  • team leading experience
  • a minimum two years barista experience
  • basic admin skills
  • motivated and outgoing
  • customer service focused
  • good command of English language with excellent communication skills
  • along with a real passion for great coffee

The successful applicant will be required to work Monday to Friday between the hours of 6:15am to 3pm, with some flexibility. Additional hours are available from time to time.  Please note that this is a full time, fixed term role which provides maternity cover.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a vibrant environment alongside a friendly and helpful team, contact Leanne Silver at  to request the full job description or to apply for the position. Please note that applications close on 6 June 2017.

Volunteer opportunities at The Parenting Place

If you are interested in volunteering at The Parenting Place please email Leanne Silver.

A little about us

If you’re looking at this page, it probably means you are interested in working for The Parenting Place. Before you apply, we thought it would be helpful to tell you a bit more about us.

We’re a diverse workforce, with diverse ideas

Our people are our greatest asset. We want our employees to be successful, enjoy coming to work every day and inspired by who we are and what we do. We embrace a diversity of cultures and people. We are inclusive and encourage the richness of ideas and approaches that diversity brings. We encourage big thinking and give our people the support they need to make their mark.

A strong, supportive team environment

The Parenting Place is a close knit team that works well together as we strive towards our dream of a country where families are valued and young people feel great about their future. Positively impacting every family is important to us and this starts with a team who knows how to positively impact each other. It’s common to find everyone crowded around the communal table at lunchtime, sharing their plans for the weekend or goals for their job.

What next?

The Parenting Place is here to change the lives of young people and families. We employ people who share that dream. If this fits with your view of how work should be, please email Elize Beukes.