Waterlemon is a unique concept store in the heart of historic downtown La Grange. We are a multi-faceted business that includes a retail shop, café, indoor play space for children 5 and under, and we’re a party venue! If this sounds like the kind of place you want to work, read below and inquire at hello@waterlemonkids.com

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Creating a fun & safe environment with first-class levels of customer service at all times.

  • Executing sales transactions of items within the retail store, café area, memberships, booking of parties, etc.
  • Possible light errand running may include bank deposits, pick up/drop off mail and packages, picking up catering, etc.
  • Taking inventory, tagging items, inputting information into Quickbooks and/or Shopify, general administrative tasks
  • Cleaning of floors, play equipment, toys, tables & chairs, periodic sanitation of toys and café throughout the day, garbage removal to the dumpster and light maintenance of restrooms.
  • Preparing coffee and tea
  • Willingness to conduct story-time and or other 30-minute recreational activities for members during the week.

Employees must understand and respect the importance of providing customers with prompt service, quality beverages & snacks, assistance with products, and maintaining a CLEAN, comfortable and friendly store environment at all times!

Ideal candidates: 

  • Must be 21+ due to liquor license requirements
  • High energy, outgoing, and have a positive-thinking personality
  • Team & detail oriented
  • Great communicators
  • Thoughtful and creative
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Are punctual
  • Have a passion for children
  • Ideal but not required 3 years of previous retail experience
  • Ideal but not required 2 years of previous childcare experience
  • Ideal but not required CPR certified and/or willing to take a refresher class (will be paid for by employer)
  • Willing to be BASSET trained and certified (will be paid for by employer)
  • Able to provide 3 professional references
  • Barista experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Shopify a plus
  • Familiarity with Excel a plus
  • Follow best practices when dealing with children and parents and do so with patience & understanding
  • Come to work every day with safety & cleanliness as top priorities
  • Follow all procedures regarding safety, cleanliness, special issues, and emergencies.
  • Willing to monitor adults and children in play areas to ensure facility rules are being followed at all times.
  • Great communicators with management regarding any issues in the play area or within the play structure.
  • Must be dependable and have the ability to take on multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to work on your own without supervision.

Pay is commensurate with experience.

Benefits include free food and beverages from our cafe, 20% off retail items, 20% off parties booked for immediate family members, $25 employee gift card for your birthday.