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If your values align with ours, lets build the future that we imagine!  If you belong in our family we will make room for you.

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~Margaret Mead


Cafe Opportunities

Barista/Cashier Plus!

The mission of Birds and Beans Café is to maintain a vibrant cafe serving the most sustainable coffee in the world, the best coffee in Canada, and offering customer service worthy of a small town. We endeavor to genuinely cultivate and enjoy all aspects of quality, sustainability, and happiness. In a world of cynicism and doubt, our mission is to do better.

We are seeking a full time addition to our excellent team. If you love coffee and are passionate about quality sustainable food, your values are aligned with ours. and

Responsibilities and Duties

For this role we need a hard working, detail oriented, coffee lover who understands the value of using checklists and following protocols. You enjoy interacting with people and are proud to represent our products. Reporting to the manager, you will learn the details of our operations including Cash, Counter Service, Customer area housekeeping, Kitchen service, General Duties, Barista, restocking + specialties

Over time, we will harness your drive and creativity to develop new menu items, communicate our values and improve our processes.

Qualifications and Qualities

  • Must have or be willing to get foodhandler certification.
  • Must be able to lift 50lb.
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada

Please include your postal code or major intersection as only those with a reasonable commute to 2413 Lake Shore Blvd W in South Etobicoke are eligible. This is a permanent position that might suit a local student full time over the summers and part time during school term.


For qualified applicants, barista training will be provided by the Espresso Institute of North America.

For committed staff who share our values and fulfill their responsibilities, we offer a once in a lifetime employee ownership opportunity . Together, let’s build the future we want!

Roastery Opportunities

Production Assistant

Do you LOVE coffee? Do you want your work efforts to contribute positively to nature and biodiversity? Are you hard working?  Do you enjoy a smaller team in an independent company?  Are you looking for a positive environment where you are appreciated?

Responsibilities and Duties

Assist in production and including preparing packaging, filling packages, assembling and shipping orders, and housekeeping. 

Qualifications and Qualities:

  • be proficient with computers (spreadsheets, e-mail, followup tools, able to learn business applications)
  • be able to repeatedly lift 50 lb
  • be a great communicator and be fluent in english
  • have or be willing to get a driver’s license
  • have or be willing to obtain a forklift license
  • have a team attitude
  • have the desire to grow and learn
  • be eligible to legally work in Canada

Please include your postal code or major intersection as only those with a reasonable commute are eligible. Please e-mail your resume. This is a permanent full time position with regular hours Monday-Friday (plus weekends/holidays when required).