Barista/Hospitality Assistant
Summary:  Responsible for a wide variety of duties in the Campus Services Department, including Oasis dining room responsibilities, hospitality, and barista duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Dining Room Responsibilities

  • Complete designated checklist for each shift.
  • Clean Oasis Dining Room tables, floor, chairs and windows. 
  • Empties and cleans up all trash containers. 
  • Breaks down empty boxes for the recycle bin.
  • Refill the beverage dispensers and cleans the station.
  • Run the dishwasher and put away dishes.
  • Assist in the preparation and serving food.
  • Clean kitchen floors. 
  • Ensure Oasis Dining Room, including patio, kitchen, and office, are locked daily.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Complete designated checklist for each shift.
  • Launder and fold all linens (sheets and towels).
  • Clean and vacuum rooms, bathrooms, and kitchens.
  • Change/make beds.
  • Re-stock room supplies for new guests.
  • Vacuum/clean floors; dust/wipe down all items in Anchorage Conference Room and Lobby.
  • Prepare room keys and paperwork for guests.
  • Inform supervisor of any cleaning product shortages for re-order.

     Barista Duties

  • Complete designated checklist for each shift.
  • Prepare food items.
  • Assess available supplies in Café.
  • Re-stock all items as necessary.
  • Re-supply daily from the Oasis Kitchen fridge, freezer and dry goods storage area.
  • Prepare specialty drinks and serve food items.
  • Take payments and give change, responsible for the accounting of money for their shift.
  • Clean kitchen floors.
  • Ensuring the Anchorage building is locked daily.
  • Responsible for daily tasks associated with shift worked.  May include a small amount of baking.
  • Wash dishes; clean spills; clean microwave and kitchen equipment as needed.
  • Duties may include checking guests in and out of the Guest House.

    Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Requirements)

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Requires Texas Food Handler’s permit with ability to clean thoroughly – pay attention to details.
  • Knowledge of dishwashing equipment; operation of beverage machines; basic cleaning skills.
  • Basic cooking and food prep skills required.
  • Requires standing for long periods of time, as well as occasional lifting and climbing stairs.
  • Must have good communication skills and friendly demeanor, able to provide good customer service.
  • Adaptability and flexibility a must!
  • Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision, and committed to its core values.
  • Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability.

    Education and Experience

    The requirements listed below are representative of the education and / or experience required.

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Previous work-related experience in food/cleaning/customer relations services preferred.
  • Ability to read English and able to communicate effectively in English.
  • Motor vehicle operating license required for re-stocking items from Oasis Kitchen (for Anchorage Café Barista and Kitchen Assistant).
  • Must have good problem solving skills.
  • Successful completion of Mercy Ships Entry Training will be required within the first year.