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Jobs and volunteering

We are not currently hiring.

Join the Playful Paws Team!

Are you a devoted cat enthusiast with a passion for providing outstanding customer experiences? Playful Paws Cat Café is on the lookout for individuals who are the perfect fit for our charming establishment! If you're ready to combine your love for felines with excellent customer service skills, we want to hear from you. Kindly send your resume and a brief statement about why you're excited to work at the Café to meow@playfulpawscatcafe.com.

 

Position: Front Desk Associate (aka Assistant Cat Herder)

As the welcoming face of Playful Paws Cat Café, you play a crucial role in creating a positive and memorable experience for our visitors. Be the purr-fect fit for our small business and be prepared to make a meaningful impact!

 

Responsibilities:

- Welcome customers with a warm smile as they enter the café.
- Efficiently manage check-ins for cat lounge reservations and facilitate walk-in reservations.
- Assist customers in selecting beverages and snacks.
- Provide information about the cat café, our feline residents, and the adoption process.
- Maintain cleanliness and organization on the café side, ensuring well-stocked merchandise, drinks, and snacks.
- Check in with customers in the cat lounge, acquainting them with the lounge rules as needed.
- Perform general animal care duties, including waste removal, feeding, and thorough cleaning.
- Tackle various tasks as needed to contribute to the smooth operation of the café.

 

Skills/Qualifications:

- Exceptional customer service skills, with a friendly and approachable demeanor.
- Ability to stay composed and handle multiple customers seamlessly during busy periods.
- Strong communication skills to guide guests through their initial cat café experience.
- Comfortable with technology, including learning and using various apps for point-of-sale and reservations.
- Retail experience is a valuable asset.

- Comfortable handling cats, trimming nails, and assisting with medications as needed.

- Willingness to clean thoroughly and often, following protocols and procedures.

- Have or be willing to get an OLCC Alcohol Service Permit.

- Must be able to lift 40+ lbs.

This part-time position requires availability on weekends, occasional weeknights (Wednesday to Friday), and some holidays. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Above all, a genuine love for cats is a must!

Starting at $15/hour, this position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a vibrant and feline-friendly workplace. If you're ready to embark on this exciting journey, we can't wait to welcome you to the Playful Paws Cat Café family!

Already got a job and looking for a volunteer gig? Contact the Humane Society of Central Oregon or CCREW! These awesome organizations rely heavily on volunteers and fosters to help care for all of their animals.

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