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Our Values, Our Culture

As we aim to advance good in the world, we  believe that our culture and the manner in which we work carries the same significance as the outcomes we are trying to achieve.


We seek to understand and engage with one another with humility, forgiveness, and respect.
We pursue a just, diverse society through our initiatives and place, starting with ourselves.
We continually aspire to elevate our collective work through an inner drive to go beyond what has been done before.

We communicate often and honestly, championing the resolution of issues promptly and directly.

We cultivate meaningful community rooted in joy, integrity, and our common sense of purpose.

New Outcomes
We learn and collaborate broadly, generating new perspectives and outcomes to advance human flourishing.


Grace Farms is dedicated to providing access and opportunities for diverse communities to collaborate for good. Our Foundation’s commitment to diversity begins with our staff and extends to all aspects of our programs, work, and on-site experience.

Learn more about our Vision, Mission, and Team.



Open Positions

Café Associate

Part Time

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Rd. New Canaan, CT


About Grace Farms:

Grace Farms is a center for culture and collaboration in New Canaan, Connecticut. We bring together people across sectors to explore nature, arts, justice, community, and faith at the SANAA-designed River building, situated on 80 acres of natural landscapes. Our humanitarian work to end modern slavery and foster more grace and peace in our local and global communities includes leading the Design for Freedom movement to eliminate forced labor in the building materials supply chain.


  • Stays informed about all events and offerings of Grace Farms Foundation and shares this information in an accurate and enthusiastic manner with visitors to the Commons.
  • Greets all customers with consistently warm, friendly, personalized greeting and service to every guest and customer. Moves quickly, but efficiently, accurately and safely through each transaction to minimize wait time for each guest. Thank each customer for their order.
  • Processes each customer order through the Grace Farms Point of Sales and credit card transaction system.
  • Follows all Grace Farms beverage recipes and procedures to make requested drink orders for customers.
  • Assists team set up and clean up after internal catered events
  • Follows all health & safety procedures when fulfilling guest pastry and food orders.
  • Communicates and educates customers about menu items, retail items and specials – including ingredient lists.
  • Works to maintain a good customer experience and reports any customer complaints to their supervisor.
  • Assists the culinary team with getting food orders out to the customers.
  • Promotes a safe and clean service environment by supporting Grace Farms sanitation and cleanliness standards.
  • Communicates on a high level with the kitchen team to expedite customer orders.
  • Helps clear and wash dishes when needed.
  • Maintains Commons area clean throughout shift, performs cleaning tasks such as sweeping, wiping down tables, pushing in chairs, collecting trays and maintaining back counter area tidy.
  • Practices proper food organization, labeling, and storage.
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Exceptionally friendly people-skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communications skills with external guests, and internal colleagues.
  • Excellent team player who regularly assists their colleagues with a cheerful disposition.
  • Ability to maintain high-energy throughout the day, and ability to remain calm, friendly and unflustered during high volume periods of operations.
  • Must possess patience, empathy and a generous, positive, and can-do outlook.
  • Able to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Flexible schedule that will include weekends and some evenings.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Customer service experience required, and food/beverage service preferred.
  • Working knowledge of a Point of Sale (POS) system.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires long periods of standing and some lifting

Compensation:  $20 per hour

Grace Farms is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.



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