Meals on Wheels Driver/ Department: Elderly Nutrition Program: Reporting to the Transportation Coordinator, the Meals on Wheels Driver is responsible for the delivery of meals to seniors in the greater New Bedford area. Keep delivery route sheet accurate and up to date. Identify meal components and understand client diet information. Keeping vehicle clean and fueled. Collecting and turning in, to the office, funds from home delivered meals clients using anonymous envelope system. Maintain a warm, patient and resourceful personality towards seniors while displaying and understanding and sympathetic attitude. Notify office if client doesn’t answer door or if any problems are discovered. Must be in reasonably good health and physically fit, as duties require going in and out of homes, climbing stairs, etc. Must have ability to pass written sanitation certificate exam, as required. Attend in service training outside of regularly scheduled hours. Inform transportation coordinator of mechanical problems with delivery truck. May be required to perform other duties as required Car and Massachusetts’s driver’s license and good driving record are required. Must be sensitive to the needs of the elderly and alert to changes in seniors health, attitude and general wellbeing. Must be able to read, speak and write English.
Receptionist/Secretary: The successful candidate will be reporting to the Program Director. This candidate will be responsible for providing telephone, clerical support and all its aspects, including entering vendor communications, referrals and journal entries into the State Home Care Management Information Systems. This position is ideal for someone who is motivated, organized, dependable, punctual and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Strong communication and customer service skills; implementing the flow of information both externally and internally is highly desirable. Bi-lingual in Spanish is required. A High School diploma or equivalent with acceptable training and expertise in office procedures and office equipment is required.
Qualified Candidates, please send cover letter and resume to
Attention: Human Resources
1646 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
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