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Cafe SunFlower: Applications for Employment

posted Jan 14, 2015, 6:14 PM by Reda Sheinberg
Sunflower Bakery is very pleased to announce the opening of Café Sunflower & Bakery.  Established to expand the range of needed skilled job training and employment, Café Sunflower will help ensure a successful work experience for adults with developmental or other cognitive disabilities.  Through our innovative employee training component, employees will become knowledgeable and skilled to perform work responsibilities in one or more of 3 areas:  customer service (helping customers, preparing orders, operating coffee/espresso machines including Barista training); business operations, (data entry, bookkeeping, answering phones, managing product/supply inventory and procurement, scheduling, site maintenance); and marketing/sales, (outreach to customers/potential customers, new business, sales incentives, online presence and advertising). Training will include “soft skills” employee development. Reflecting a range of abilities, employees may or may not require on-site job coaching.

Café Sunflower & Bakery is located at 6101 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852 and will offer Sunflower Bakery products and other breakfast and snack items along with hot and cold beverages for immediate consumption, catering or take-away/office/ personal or home use.

Applications for employment are now available and we are reaching out to our kindred agencies for potential applicants.  The process includes reviewing the job description to ensure a good potential fit and submitting a completed application.  Our committee will contact applicants who are selected to continue with the interview process.  

Attached please find the job application and job description including essential job functions.  Applications should be sent to:

Kelsey Pitta
Café Sunflower Manager
8507 Ziggy Lane
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

They can be scanned and emailed to

If you have questions, please contact Eva Cowen, Sunflower Program Consultant at 240-505-1691 or

Reda Sheinberg,
Jan 14, 2015, 6:14 PM
Reda Sheinberg,
Jan 14, 2015, 6:14 PM