Sunshine Coast – Student Work Opportunities – 6 February

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Work Opportunities


Hello students! We have compiled a list of job opportunities below that might be of interest to you.

If the opportunities below aren’t the type of jobs you’re interested in, you can search for more job opportunities on the Sunshine Coast on popular job search websites such as SeekIndeedJora and Gumtree. These websites allow you to filter job listings by location, industry, job title, and experience level. You can also look for opportunities in local newspapers, apply in-store or on company websites.

If you need any help with applying to any of the jobs, please speak to Mel or Marta in reception or attend the Jobs Workshop on Tuesday afternoons between 1:15pm – 2:15pm.


Administration/Customer Service (Weekend and Casual Support), Holiday Mooloolaba

We are a multi-faced based business located in Mooloolaba seeking a reliable, self-motivated, well-presented person to work up to 20hrs a week on a casual basis, the candidate must be available every weekend (Saturday and Sunday), and most Mondays, some public holidays, plus have the flexibility for other weekday and annual leave relief. Reporting to the Senior Property Manager you will be responsible for providing office support and customer service assistance and be the “face of the business” by managing the front desk. This is a varied role that requires someone who is comfortable to multi-task and able to work autonomously.

Job Description 

  • Complete check-in-check out process for all guests
  • Oversee daily House Keeping
  • Process new bookings via phone/email
  • Respond to all email and phone enquires in a timely manner
  • Attend to all incoming maintenance requests and customer feedback
  • General data entry and office admin assistance
  • Greet visitors and handle tenant, contractor, and customer complaints and enquiries with a warm and friendly manner and record and communicate information received.
  • Assisting the Marina Manager with check-ins and check-outs.

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience with a high call volume reception
  • Able to work well both within a team and independently
  • A friendly and engaging personality
  • Highly efficient computer skills and degree of accuracy
  • High attention to detail
  • Must be available to work every Saturday and Sunday from 9.00am to 4.00pm
  • Work effectively in a busy multi-task working environment
  • Well presented and organised


Restaurant Team Member, Grill’d, Sunshine Plaza

About Grill’d

Grill’d is so much more than just nutritious burgers; it’s an experience – made up of great ambiance and of course, brilliant customer service. We now operate over 170 locally-minded restaurants around the country! Searching for a job in hospitality? We’re looking for awesome people to join our crew at Grill’d Sunshine Plaza.

What’s involved? 

  • Being the face and the hands behind our brand
  • Providing an amazing Grill’d experience front of house
  • Prepping quality ingredients in the kitchen with love
  • Becoming a whizz at all stations (chips, buns, dress bench, grill, wrap, floor & till)
  • Making sure the restaurant is always sparkling clean
  • Working as a team in a fast-paced, fun, quick-service restaurant environment!

What we look for: 

This is a great entry-level role, so no experience is required! If you have a big appetite for learning (ok, and burgers) we will show you the rest. What you do need is:

  • Passion – We are driven, motivated and bring a positive energy & attitude every day
  • Leadership – We always listen, communicate and connect with each other
  • Ownership – Resilience & perseverance are part of success
  • Trust – We always treat others as we want to be treated ourselves
  • Sustainability – We believe In the power of small steps, that collectively, make a positive Impact to the future of our planet

The good stuff! 

  • A free burger when you’re on shift & discounts when you’re not working
  • Our managers put effort into your development and career progression
  • Flexible rotating rosters to work around your life commitments
  • Work for a company that genuinely cares about the environment, sustainability & the community
  • Team-based incentives for hitting targets and rewards for achievements


Waitstaff, Deja Vu Cafe, Mooloolaba

We are a funky, busy and fast paced beachside cafe offering great coffee, delicious food and great service. We are looking for waitstaff to be able to work in this environment.

Located on the Esplanade, De Ja Vu is the best spot in Mooloolaba to enjoy breakfast or lunch.

De Ja Vu Cafe & Bar — Mooloolaba — Coffee, Breakfast & Lunch (



Hospitality Officer, BlueCare, Residential Aged Care, Bli Bli

  • Rewarding Casual Opportunities available!
  • Location: Leafy Bli Bli – just minutes from the beach! 
  • Remuneration: $32.71 p/hr (with Casual Loading) + 11% Super + Not for Profit Salary Packaging + Penalties & Allowances
  • Kitchenhand shifts on offer! 

Make a meaningful difference with BlueCare

We’re looking for someone who wants to make the world a little better through small moments that leave big impacts. To build meaningful relationships and make a difference in the lives of others.

An integral part of our big-hearted BlueCare team, as a Hospitality Officer – all rounder you’ll be encouraged to grow, develop and feel empowered to make the everyday easier for the people we care so passionately about.

Let’s make a meaningful difference, together.

What makes a difference for you? 

With a Blue Nurses legacy dating back to 1953, BlueCare is one of Queensland’s largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of community and in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and retirement living.

  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave in addition to the government scheme
  • Access to salary packaging, meal and entertainment benefits – up to $15,900 per year tax free as well as up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for meal and entertainment benefits
  • A recognition and rewards platform, providing employee discounts at hundreds of retailers, including everyday expenses, holidays, health insurance, a wellbeing program and employee assistance program
  • Diversity and inclusive leave, offering paid gender affirmation leave and cultural leave options (paid and unpaid) for those who may celebrate Lunar New Year, Diwali, Ramadan, NAIDOC weeks and other significant cultural events
  • Career development opportunities with one of the most trusted community and residential care providers in Australia to challenge yourself, grow and make a meaningful difference

Your part in our BlueCare team

This is a unique employment opportunity for Hospitality Workers to restore their work life balance and gain employment in one of Australia’s fastest growing industries. As a Hospitality Officer, you will be driven, organised and take pride in your presentation and providing support to residents with the following task:

  • Prepare, cook and deliver food in adherence with Australian food safety standards and dietary requirements of our elderly residents
  • Be willing to support senior hospitality staff members with daily operations which may include housekeeping and laundry services
  • Be required to uphold impeccable hygiene standards

We encourage our team to be creative and enjoy themselves while contributing to our success. Come join one of the most trusted community and residential care providers in Australia.

What makes a difference for us? 

  • Prior hospitality experience in kitchen or cleaning
  • Enthusiasm and strong self-motivation
  • Great communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • NDIS Workers Screening Clearance or willingness to obtain
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies.

BlueCare is proudly part of the UnitingCare Family, we’d love you to be too

Joining the state’s largest network of aged care workers with its over 8,000 strong, bright team in blue, you’ll also be welcomed as part of the UnitingCare family. With more than 16,500 staff and 9,000 volunteers across our brands of BlueCare, Lifeline, ARRCS, The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, you are part of something bigger. Our team are compassionate, inclusive and committed to the work we do, helping people live life in all its fullness.

Start making a difference and APPLY today!

Diversity & Inclusion 

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here.  At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. Demonstrating our commitment to reconciliation and building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, UnitingCare strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for this position.  

Safe workplace 

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.



Cafe All-Rounder, Jamaica Blue Sunshine Plaza

Jamaica Blue Sunshine Plaza are looking for their next Cafe’ All-Rounder!

Jamaica Blue has been operating successfully in Sunshine Plaza for the last 12 years. With the recent change in ownership, we are looking to expand our team!

A casual position has become available within our business, and we would love to hear from you. Ultimately this position would suit a school leaver or someone looking to fill some hours around university.

We operate 7 days a week; 7.30-5.30 Mon – Sat, 8.30-4.30 Sun, most public holidays and school holidays so availability is necessary. Being able to do closes (finishing no later than 6pm at worst) is a requirement of the job.

The position is for a cafe’ all-rounder with duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Cash handling
  • Customer service
  • Waiting tables
  • Basic cleaning duties

Some knowledge of the industry is beneficial but definitely not crucial to the role. Coffee and kitchen experience is also not needed, however if there is interest in those areas there is potential for future training.

We have a friendly and fast-paced workplace and can’t wait to find the next right fit for our team!



Waitperson, Rangoli Indian Restaurant 

Position – Waitperson (Casual) for immediate start at Rangoli Indian Restaurant, Buderim

Hours – 20-25 per week. Dinner service only, includes weekends.

Minimum 12 months experience in a similar position.

Position Description – Meet & Greet, Table Service & related cleaning & setup, Transacting, Phone Inquiries.



Baristas/Floor Staff/Bar Staff/Supervisors, Little Sparrow

Little Sparrow is a boutique award-winning establishment located on the famous Hasting Street in Noosa Heads. The restaurant is serving breakfast, lunch and dinner ranging from contemporary Australian to exquisite Greek / Seafood dishes with a unique international flavour…

We have various exciting opportunities and are now taking applications for positions as experienced, Baristas – Floor Staff – Bar Staff and Supervisors to join our exciting new team.

If you are looking for a new career path in hospitality look no further, Join a strong secure National brand.

The Role:

As a Café All Rounder, you will be reporting directly to the store Manager, your duties will include.

  • Serving various Food, Drinks & Specialty Coffee
  • Serving customers and using the POS & Merchant facility System
  • Engaging with your team and customers alike

Skills & Experience:

  • People’s person with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Must be well presented, punctual, reliable, enthusiastic and ambitious.
  • Ability to think on your feet and work under pressure.
  • Previous experience in fast paced environment.
  • Confident communicator with the ability to engage with customers.
  • Previous experience in café or Restaurant (2 Years)

What’s on Offer:

We have numerous vacancies ranging from Full Time, Part Time and Casual positions. The restaurant operates between Monday to Sunday – you must be available for a rotating roster which will include weekends.

If you believe any of the offered jobs are suited to you – We would love to hear from you by applying to be part of our new and exciting team.



Personal Care Workers, Elderly Care

We are looking for talented and capable Personal Care Workers to support the Residents and team at our Kawana Waters Aged Care Facility.

The ideal Personal Care Worker for Elderly Care prides themselves on their professionalism and willingness to help and support our Residents, without hesitation. They are empathetic and kind and understand their role is to allow our Residents to live their best lives, whilst in our care.

Our Personal Care Workers understand the importance of clinical procedures and compliance within the workplace, as this works to ensures our Residents are kept safe and healthy. They live and breathe person centred care and respect the Residents personalities and individual differences.

Personal Care Workers will work across varied shifts, which include morning, afternoon and night.

What we offer our Personal Care Workers:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Access to our Grow Our Own program, providing financial assistance to tertiary studies
  • A generous Reward and Recognition program with cash incentives
  • A supportive team environment providing stability and consistency to your work
  • Referral program rewards


  • Rights to work in Australia
  • A good level of verbal and written skills
  • Agile and adaptable approach to work and care priorities
  • A committed approach to person centred care and compliance standards
  • A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997. Our aged care residences are non-smoking workplaces. Elderly Care does not consider applications received through, or from, recruiters.


Casual Front of House Staff, The Fish Group

**Exciting Front of House Opportunity at Award-Winning Fish On Parkyn and Sakana Mooloolaba!**

Join our dynamic team as we embark on a culinary journey at Fish On Parkyn and Sakana Mooloolaba, both renowned for their excellence. We’re thrilled to offer a potentially full-time Front of House position with the added perk of morning barista shifts.

**About Us:**
Fish On Parkyn and Sakana Mooloolaba are proud recipients of awards, celebrated for their commitment to fresh, innovative dining experiences. As we continue to redefine excellence, we invite passionate individuals to be part of our vibrant team.

**Position Highlights:**
– Front of House role with potential for full-time employment
– Exciting opportunity to showcase your skills in morning barista shifts
– Contribute to the success of two renowned and award-winning restaurants

**How to Apply:**

If you’re ready to be part of our award-winning journey, please submit your resume via the application link. Join us in creating exceptional dining moments at Fish On Parkyn and Sakana Mooloolaba!



Retail Assistants, Happy Dough, Sunshine Plaza

Fun & Exciting Opportunity at Happy Dough!

We are looking for fun and energetic people to join our team at our store at Sunshine Plaza opening at the end of the month! Happy Dough is a Gluten-Free, Vegan Friendly dessert store that offers allergy inclusive dessert options to those who usually miss out. We are an energetic team who aim to meet the needs of all our customers and make every interaction special.


  • Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore

Those interested in the role will need to have strong communication skills, the ability to practice good time management and have an enthusiastic and energetic approach to the role! Those successful in the role will have the ability to work independently and within a team setting.


Successful candidates will be expected to have some availability across the 7-day work week. We are looking for people that are able to work 15-25 hours a week, with plenty of opportunities to grow.

Please apply with a resume and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you and meeting you in person!

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