*Recruitment services for Mend provided by Pursuits.
Mend is an accessibility-first coffee shop, retail concept, and community hub offering belonging and belovedness to people of all abilities in thoughtfully designed spaces for gathering, working, and celebrating.
Mend Coffee, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hope Heals, Inc. a 501(c)(3) faith-based non-profit corporation. Mend/Hope Heals may be used interchangeably, however Mend, LLC is the legal employment entity.
Mend Coffee will partner with an established local roaster to serve specialty coffee under Hope Heals’ already recognizable brand. Utilizing best-in-class equipment and industry training, Mend Coffee will delight customers with signature espresso beverages, and signature specialty coffee blends for customers to enjoy at home or send as a gift. Mend will deliver Southern hospitality in a refined setting.
In addition to creating a high-end coffee destination, Mend will provide jobs and training opportunities for the chronically underemployed and under-resourced disability community. In the spirit of line blurring, our mission is to employ people with disabilities and also to create a paragon of accessibility in the physical coffee shop space, thus inviting and dignifying both customers with disabilities and those who are typically-abled to come here too. Mend Coffee will be a destination for those of all abilities seeking great coffee, mission-driven retail, and a community hub of belonging and belovedness.
Mend will utilize reputable local vendors to assemble an offering of freshly-baked goods, along with healthy and indulgent small meals. Mend Coffee and Goods will have a robust retail component stocked with mission-driven gifts, Mend’s coffee and beans, and goods that responsibly support under-represented makers. Mend’s retail will offer its customer a reliable place to find the perfect responsibly sourced gifts, hope-filled care packages and gift boxes, and a variety of thoughtfully curated goods.
Position Title: Community + Program Manager
Location: Buckhead area of Atlanta, GA
Company: Mend Coffee, LLC
Classification: Part-Time or Full-Time (flexible)
Salary: $50-65k. Dependent on experience. (pro-rata Part-Time)
Job Purpose: As the Community + Program Manager, you will act as an advocate and first-line support to our employees affected by disability. You will also be responsible for creating and implementing meaningful programs and events that promote inclusivity and support the learning and development of our employees with disabilities.
Ideal Candidate: As both a start-up and innovative employability concept the advocacy and responsibilities of this role will be ever changing. The ideal candidate will understand their role is to lead in the development and implementation of strategic changes within the business, their roles and the leadership of their team.
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