The Cultch


Until filled

Organization Description: 

For forty-three years The Cultch has presented unforgettable theatre, dance and music, bringing world-class local, national and international presentations to thousands of patrons each year. We have a vibrant rental clientele and a unique Youth Program further extending our reach into the community. Located just off Commercial Drive, The Cultch is also a great place to work. Our team members include people like you - enthusiastic, innovative, passionate, detail-oriented and energetic who have a love and knowledge of the contemporary performing arts in all forms and delight in sharing this passion.

The Cultch operates three theatres: the Historic Stage and Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch on Venables Street, and the York Theatre on Commercial Drive. In 2015-16 we hosted 80 clients, with more than 100 events resulting in 550 performances. We believe you'll find our high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging and artistically rewarding. Join our team and share our vision of a future filled with the best that contemporary art has to offer.


Job Description: 

Reporting to the Hospitality & Business Development Manager and Front of House Supervisor (while on shift), the Bartender is responsible for providing excellent customer service at The Cultch & York bars.


 Serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and concession food
 Opening, closing and stocking the bar
 Handling cash and balancing
 Working with an online POS system
 Ability to handle large crowds in an extremely small amount of time
 Ability to problem solve and a basic understanding of math including calculating tax
 Maintaining bar and area cleanliness and upkeep


 Exceptional customer service and communication skills
 Well organized and efficient, on time and reliable
 Ability to work calmly under pressure, handle unexpected situations, be a team player
 Serving It Right certification
 Strong cash handling skills
 Experience in the hospitality industry
 Good computer skills
 Level 1 Occupational First Aid certification & Food Safe are assets
 Knowledge of social-profit arts and theatre is an asset

This job is a union position governed by the terms and conditions of the Front of House Collective Agreement between Vancouver East Cultural Centre and
IATSE Local 118.

This is a casual position and shifts vary from month to month. Most work hours will take place in the evening including weekends. You must be available for at least three shifts per week (though not guaranteed).

How to Apply:

 Online: with “Bartender (casual)” in the subject line
 Fax: 604-251-1730
 Mail: 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver, BC V5L 2H6


$15.66 / hour plus 10% in lieu of health & benefits, 4.4% stat not worked, 4% vacation pay, less 2% union dues

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