Job Opportunities

Part-Time Line Cook

We are seeking a Line Cook to join our team! The café at An Unlikely Story serves wholesome, homemade food in an inviting space that entices the local community to come in and stay awhile. The line cook is an important part of the Unlikely Story team, participating in store activities and meetings. Availability weekends is required.

We are currently looking for a part-time line cook for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 8am to 4pm to create, prepare and cook delicious snacks and food for our customers. 


Seasonal Bookseller or Barista:
We're currently looking for a seasonal bookseller and a barista for our cafe. Both positions require a flexible schedule, 12 to 20 hours per week. These positions are seasonal, starting in October and running to the end of January. You must be available to work 12-20 hrs per week during our business hours. (Sun 10-5; Mon-Thurs 10-7; Fri-Sat 10-6 and special hours as needed)

  • An Unlikely Story team members assist customers in a friendly and helpful way and create a positive customer experience. 
  • They should remain upbeat and positive when in the store. 
  • An Unlikely Story team members are responsible for accurately taking customer orders and processing sales, as well as restocking.
  • An Unlikely Story team member’s schedule will include evening and/or weekend shifts on a regular basis and occasional holidays.  
  • Sometimes the work of receiving and shelving books can be physically demanding, requiring long hours standing and frequently bending and twisting.
  • An Unlikely Story team members must be able to adapt to many situations including cleaning up spills, emptying trash, dusting and straightening. 

Previous bookselling or cafe experience strongly preferred.

To apply, please email Melissa Lavendier at and fill out the attached application below.