Interested in joining our team? We’d love to hear from you!







Chapel Hill | Timberlyne
1129 AD Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill
Part Time

Durham | Broad Street
1104 Broad St, Durham
Part Time: 18-25 hours/week *must have evening and weekend availability 

South Durham | Woodcroft
4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham
Part Time: 12-15 hours/week *must have afternoon and evening availability

Durham | Duke
120 Science Dr, Duke University, Durham
Part time: 15-25 hours/week *must have day time availability

We are always accepting applications for barista positions! Regardless if one of our shops are currently hiring, we are always looking for individuals with a great attitude towards customer service, team work, and of course, love coffee.

A Joe Van Gogh barista serves as one of many faces of the company as well as the final representative of the specialty coffee production chain. Baristas are responsible for providing excellent customer care as well as consistently preparing coffee and tea beverages to highest standard at a high volume. In addition to these tasks, baristas are expected to maintain daily operations (cleaning, stocking, organizing), continually build upon skills and knowledge, and contribute to a positive team atmosphere.


» A valid NC Driver’s license and reliable transportation
» Food and beverage experience
» Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive, vibrant attitude
» Keen attention to detail
» Ability to work independently and self-motivated, yet also team oriented
» Available nights and weekends


Physical Demand: 
» Prolonged, frequent ingestion of coffee, tea and other caffeinated beverages
» Prolonged periods of constant repetitive motion with hands and wrists
» Prolonged periods of time on foot, squatting, kneeling and bending.
» Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
» This position prohibits the wearing of perfumes, colognes or fragrances that may interfere with the tasting experience


All Joe Van Gogh employees are subject to a 90 day probationary period





We are always accepting applications for baker positions! 

South Durham | Woodcroft
4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham
Part Time: 15-25 hours/week


» Responsible for prep work of all bakery items and final construction while maintaining a high standard of quality.

» Proper handling and storage of ingredients and finished products according to the health code.

» Maintain bakery equipment according to hygienic standards and proper maintenance procedures, as well as a keep a clean, safe and organized work area.

» Understand and practice safe use of bakery equipment and utensils.

» Ensure that all bakery equipment cleaning is accomplished and cleaning logs are complete and up to date.

» Follow recipes to ensure consistent outcomes.

» Review production schedules to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily baking activities.

» Attend to day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies; detect and ensures disposition of spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, and/or other unusual conditions.

» Receive, stock and/or deliver goods.


Areas of expertise:

» Food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality control.

» Techniques used in professional production baking.

» State and local health sanitation codes related to the operation of a bakery and a cafe.

» Maintenance and care of culinary facilities, equipment, supplies and materials.

» Inventory management.

» Professional kitchen equipment maintenance.

» Weighing and measuring ingredients used in baking.


Additional requirements:

» Must have weekend availability

» Ability to move heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds (approximate).

» A positive attitude with excellent communications skills.

» Punctuality

» Self-motivation and ability to work independently.

» Ability to prioritize and manage time.

» Attention to detail.

» A valid NC Driver’s license.

» Criminal background check as required by JVG’s institutional partners.

» Prolonged periods of constant repetitive motion.


All Joe Van Gogh employees are subject to a 90 day probationary period