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Retail/Tea Room Associate (Part-Time, Weekdays, Some Weekends, Available May 1)

Retail/Tea Room Associate (Part-Time, Weekdays, Some Weekends, Available May 1) APPLY NOW

TeaLula, 11 S Fairview Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068
14 - 16 usd / hour
2 Apr 2024
Part time


  • A tea connoisseur or would love to become one;
  • Kind-hearted, friendly, outgoing, and a witty conversationalist;
  • Unruffled working in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excited to learn new things but eager to contribute your skills and expertise;
  • Described by your friends as the most dependable person they know;
  • Obsessive about cleaning and organizing;
  • Able to lift over 25 pounds, ascend and descend a steep staircase, and fearlessly climb a 10’ ladder;


  • Build connections with customers and guide them in their tea journey;
  • Become an expert tea tea-rista delighting customers with every beverage you prepare;
  • Work a set daytime schedule of 9:15 am to 3:30 pm.


  • A lovely environment with great staff who enthusiastically and professionally serve our customers and one another;
  • An opportunity to enrich someone’s day and impact our community;
  • Opportunities to take on special projects like visual merchandising, creating window displays, tea education, product development, gift basket making, or website maintenance;
  • Training for advancement to a key-holder position;
  • Paid sales training and tuition reimbursement for the tea certification program; 
  • A generous employee discount, bonus program, and all the tea you can drink during a shift; and,

We are seeking a permanent-part-time associate. This is not a seasonal position.

Tea knowledge and sales experience are preferred but not required. To apply, simply tell us a little about yourself. Describe any cafe or retail experience you may have. And, tell us why you want to work here. The position is open May 1, 2024.

TeaLula has been the premier provider of loose leaf teas to the community of Park Ridge since 2008. Owner Sheila Duda is a certified Tea Specialist and carries the finest white, green, oolong, and black tea, herbal infusions, rooibos, and tisanes, plus a variety of tea accouterments.

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