Work with us

Ever dreamed of working in a backpacker's bar? This might be your lucky day.

We're currently looking for new and dynamic people to join our fabulous team of travel-enthusiasts.



Kitchen Staff

full time & part time

Want to meet new travelers ? Want to work amongst an amazing team and embrace new challenges? You may be person we’re looking for!

This bar is many things: a cool coffee spot, a place to meet travelers from all over, a nice venue for events and the place to be for live music. We serve cold local beers, coffees, fresh pastries, dinner and a lot more.

Embrace new challenges

  • Food and product rotation

  • Always communicate with counter staff and manager

  • Ensure Food Handling and Hygiene is within the Toronto Health and Safety standards

  • Ensure top quality and best service is given to guests

  • Ensure meal orders are received by guest in a timely manner

  • Prepare meal with flexibility to modifications for allergies or food restrictions

  • Keep storage area/food line/ refrigerator/ freezer/ and kitchen overall clean and organized

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Barista / Bartender

full time & part time

You’ve got the love for coffee art? You'd like to work in a fun, cosy Toronto bar and meet travelers every day? The Cavern is currently hiring a barista and maybe you’re the missing element to our team! The ideal candidate for this job is outgoing, responsible, excellent in customer service, enjoys making new friends and is a team player. If you’ve got bartending skills, it’s a plus!

Embrace new challenges:

  • Provide consistence and exemplary customer service;

  • Create a positive relationship with guests by working as a team;

  • Prepare and serve different types of drinks;

  • Open and close of the bar, cashing out, liquor counts, restocking fridges;

  • Deal with bands, artists, open mic/trivia hosts and other performers;

  • Handle cash and other types of payments.



Event booker, planner, promoter

full time

Got a positive and energetic attitude? Are your comfortable communicating with musicians and updating all social media platforms regarding The Cavern Bar, taking care of internal promotions of events with posters and information boards, reporting monthly to the Hostel team at meetings, ensuring all musical and sound equipment is working order and deficiencies are reported and repaired/replaced in a timely manner? We want YOU.

Embrace new challenges:

  • Check requests of musical acts, ensure a good fit, within 48 hours;

  • Update website with confirmed bookings with photo’s blurb and relevant links;

  • Maintain all equipment/areas lighting/sound/musical instruments;

  • Communicate with F&B Manager with information in staffing requirements;

  • Set up compensation terms with musicians (Drink, meal tickets);

  • Ensure Front Desk Supervisor/Manager is aware of bracelet requirements for guests;

  • Create promotional material for daily events;

  • Be on site to greet bands and communicate rules and regulations of the venue;

  • Maintain relationships with local suppliers.