Jobs at Nossa Familia Coffee

Thank you for your interest in a position at Nossa Familia Coffee! We look for motivated, self-sufficient team players who are passionate about coffee, community, and a positive work environment. We deliver exceptional family-traded coffee to conscientious customers. Here at Nossa Familia, we take pride in our core values:

  • ABMF (Always Be Making Friends) - Strangers are simply friends we haven't made yet! We seek new connections & look for the win-win in every situation.
  • Build Trust - We act with honesty and integrity, and strive to be a reliable source of knowledge and support.
  • Live Fully!We believe everyone should live life to the fullest - doing meaningful work, having fun, and working on personal growth.
  • CareWe show care throughout our Full Cycle of coffee: caring for each other, our local community, customers, farmers, and delivering exceptional coffee.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit - We treat challenges as opportunities. We problem-solve and work creatively to get things done.

We seek team members who share our values and want to help us fulfill our purpose: to build positive relationships locally and globally. Our standout team is essential in our goals to deliver exceptional farm-direct & family-trade coffee, and to create a great coffee company that helps make the world a better place. We are proud to be Oregon's first Certified B Corporation coffee roaster, and we take our commitment to sustainability, social responsibility and environmental stewardship seriously.

Feel free to reach out to us at with general interest and inquiries.

We are currently hiring for:

Multiple Baristas for Multiple Locations

Classification: Hourly, non-exempt
Anticipated Hours: 20 - 35+/week
Wage: $11.25+tips
Benefits: Retirement, PTO, health care, supplemental/dental pre-tax, paid holidays, alternative commuting benefits, paid parental leave, paid volunteer hours, free coffee, fun team outings

Nossa Familia Coffee is looking for a motivated, self-sufficient team player who is passionate about coffee, community, and a positive work environment. We are seeking out 2-3 part and full time applicants for multiple locations throughout the Portland Metro Area including: Our new full-service cafe at SE 3rd and Clay (minor food prep work will be required), and our shiny new Espresso Bar location at NW 13th and Lovejoy!

As a Barista, your job will include:

  • Producing the best coffee drinks in town!
  • Wow-ing the customer with perfectly-extracted espresso, perfectly-textured milk, and beautiful latte art.
  • Being excitable and personable when interacting with our customers. We ONLY want the friendliest baristas in town!
  • Being knowledgeable (or teachable), and excited to educate our customers.
  • Being diligent in accurately processing transactions.
  • Willingness to work up to 9 hours per day (typical days will be in the 4-8 hour range)
  • Ability to lift 50lbs (infrequently)
  • Ability to remain standing and stationary for extended periods of time
  • Other duties as directed by supervisors and manager

Applicant expectations:

  • Passion for specialty coffee, community, sustainability, and Nossa Familia's business as whole.
  • Barista experience highly preferred, but we are willing to train the right person
  • Proficient in making quick decisions, critical thinking, and a sense of independence in the workplace
  • Pride in quality of product, quality of service, and cleanliness of environment--unwavering in this regard.
  • Highly professional and organized.
  • Able to follow directions and comfortable with accountability.
  • Driver's license and clean driving record may be necessary.

Note, there is limited (2 hour) parking at SE 3rd & Clay, and paid parking at the Pearl District Location - applicants are encouraged to bike commute or use public transit.

Applicants are REQUIRED to submit a resume and complete the following personality assessment at Applications without both will be IMMEDIATELY discarded. Any cover letter should EXPLICITLY address the barista position.

Any questions should be directed to general at Apply on Poached