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If you love food...

We Want You!

So your looking for work at Bendigo Wholefoods Huh? Interesting!   

Well, we are always on the lookout for that something or someone a bit special. We hope that’s you!   


We are a quirky community food-store, Grocer, Wholefoods kitchen Café and Garden Nursery that strives for old fashioned customer service and a bit of the save time online hip tech stuff.     


We want a work-culture and a workmate that values hospitality, enthusiasm, interaction, banter, initiative, a positive attitude, being a Whole-Team player as well as being clean, tidy and organised… So we hope that’s you!  



You must also value the ideals and philosophy of the shop; take ownership and pride in your work and like humans. For REAL!  


We also seek someone that has a strong interest or passion to provide WORK in the following areas.

  • People Person - Customer Service + Attentive connected Customer Care + Relationship Building

  • Wholefoods Ideals and Philosophy – Localised, Organic, Chemical Free, Sustainability

  • Fresh Bread Daily and Special Diet Breads

  • Local Culinary Tourism – Regional Food + Beverage Tourism – Gastronomy

  • Global Cuisine, Worldly Flavours, Street Food + Adventure Eating

  • Health & Wellbeing, Dietary Diversity- Gluten Free, Vegan, Diabetic, Allergies

  • Fresh Produce, Kitchen Gardening, Warm and Cool season harvest cycles

  • Sustainable Living, Homewares and Gift and Retail Merchandising

  • Baking and Home Making, • Preserving, Pickling, Providoring, Fermenting

  • WizBANG TECH savviness # Busines Platforms STUFF for Customer Care - Ease of Access – Instore Click + Collect or Home Delivery + SOCIALS. 

  • Social engagement, Teamwork + Smaller Family business operations


​JOBS for 2021

Please put position name in email subject heading in your application:

  • Chefs, Cooks, Short Order Cook, Foodies, Apprentice Chef, Kitchen Assistant, Trainee Hospo/Catering.

  • Food and Beverage Managers, Team Leaders, Operational Front of House Floor Staff inc – Sandwich artist, Juice and Smoothie maker, Barista, Mixologist, Cake Whipperupperer.  

  • Food Retail Merchandising + Greengrocer Buyer stock manager INSTORE+ ONLINE 

  • Retail Customer Service + Customer Care. Shopfloor, Point of Sale, Shop Operations INSTORE + ONLINE support, Trainee Retail/Online/Business Information Management



EMAIL Application to  IMPORTANT! So we don’t play that Chicken and Egg game...

and include in the email SUBJECT HEADING:

JOB: the type of job or work you are wanting

NAME: your full name

MOBILE: your number


Must have:

  • Resume and Cover Letter that is up to date for this application: including: 

  • Food Handlers or Food Safety Supervisor certificate – include in your application (excluding trainee/apprentice applicants)

  • RSA – Responsible Serving of Alcohol – include in your application (excluding trainee applicants)

  • Food and Beverage Industry Work Experience/Knowledge/Skills – Minimum two years required(excluding trainee/apprentice applicants)

  • Workplace examples + evidence of Compliance Standards for the Food + Beverage Industry.   Inc: Covid Care Plan, Food Safety Plan, Hygiene + Cleanliness standards and checklist, OHS, RSA, Daily SOD start of day, EOD end of day to start a better next day examples.  Referees can assist with this requirement.

  • REFEREES - 3 x Mobile Phone Reference and their Role and Relationship – Who are briefed and Ready to Go! On your CV and or RESUME inc Name and Website link to Business.

    • We will discuss things like – That Role and Relationship, Being clean, tidy, organised, compliance care factor, understanding of small business operations and being a team player, skills, experience, milestones etc  (excluding trainee/apprentice applicants)

  • RECENT examples of work RESULTS and employment in the last 12 months that is relevant to this employment and this job you are applying for at Bendigo Wholefoods. Also, what you can bring to the table to help us build a better business for our customers and team. 

  • Availability timetable on your Cover Letter/Email – MUST BE INCLUDED

    • For a Standard Working week

      • Noting we are operational from 7am to 9pm Monday to Saturday + scope for Sundays + Special Event Activities outside of Ordinary Hours.

    • Year 2021 and January 2022.  Any weeks Unavailable during this period.

  • An ability to follow direction and do what is required when required.

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