2023 Summer Staff, Clouds Coffee Shop

$400/week. Free housing! Free meals! Unforgettable summer!

Clouds Coffee Shop offers an excellent opportunity to work and learn about running a coffee shop and learn how to be a barista. You will develop customer service skills as you take orders and interact with guests in a diverse setting. You will receive hands-on training and learn marketable skills you will be able to take with you beyond your time at Ridgecrest. Here are several things you will do in a typical day in Clouds:

  • Preparing and serving hot and cold drinks such as smoothies and specialty coffee
  • Cleaning and sanitizing work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Running the cash register
  • Stocking items and keeping inventory
  • Opportunity to work with volunteers from across the country

Our college-aged Summer Staff are a dynamic team who have a genuine desire to come alongside us in our mission of Impacting Lives for God’s Glory as they have the incredible opportunity to interact with and serve guests from all over the world during the summer. Our program is designed to be a life-changing experience. We want you to experience God and encourage you as you grow in your relationship with Him, equip you with skills you will carry with you for years to come, and build a strong community among our team where you will undoubtedly meet lifelong friends. Here are a few things you will get to be a part of:

  • Weekly chapel/CORE groups/service projects
  • Attend planned events on campus such as COLOR WARS, Summer Staff Olympics, organized team sports, swing dances, and more!
  • Intentional Discipleship
  • A genuine desire to make a huge impact for God’s glory
  • Previous barista experience preferred but not required
  • Effective Communication with team members and guests
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • High energy and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work early morning shifts as well as late night shifts