Employment Opportunities




If you feel you may be a good fit for one of the job openings listed below, please download and print out the application. Fill it out, and deliver or mail it to: Meals on Wheels for Western New York, 100 James E. Casey Drive, Buffalo, NY 14206. Please submit a resume with your application and please include your salary requirements. For questions about job openings, use the contact form below.


It is the policy of Meals on Wheels for Western New York not to discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, age, sexual preference, marital status, genetic identity, status as a Vietnam-era special disabled veteran, union status or any other status protected by law (unless a bona-fide occupational qualification applies).

This policy governs all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, selection, job assignment, promotion, compensation, discipline, leaves of absence, termination and access to benefits and training.

application-pdf Meals on Wheels for WNY Employment Application

Facilities and Project Manager

Facilities and Project Manager, Full-Time, Exempt
Reports to: President and CEO

The Meals on Wheels (MOW) Facilities and Project Manager is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the buildings, grounds, and equipment, as well as managing the key vendor relationships and strategic future growth in collaboration with the senior management and boards of the organization. The manager will work collaboratively on short, mid and long-range growth planning and implementation. The Facilities and Project Manager will demonstrate ethical business practices, excellent customer service skills, and strict adherence to goals and timelines. He or she will collaborate with and support the President and Chief Executive Officer and work closely with the Chief Operations Officer, serve as a liaison between MOW and the food service vendor, manage all issues related to facilities and new business, and all service and supply vendors contracted with by MOW.

Five or more years’ experience in business and management;

Bachelor’s Degree in business, technical, or related field is preferred;

Excellent project management, problem solving, interpersonal, communication, organizational, customer service, and time management skills;

Must work effectively with and collaborate with staff, volunteers, vendors, food vendor staff, board members, and community members;

Self-motivated; always seeking opportunities for facilities and operational savings; as well as assessing new business opportunities;
flexible in thought and schedule; accomplish tasks with minimal supervision;

Ability to proactively and independently plan, coordinate, execute, and manage projects through completion and meet the project goals; Ability to pay attention to the details and view the big picture.

High proficiency in computer and technology applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to learn other specialized technology for building management systems and MOW-WNY specialized needs, etc;

Experience in internal and external customer service, assessment and implementation of new business development, operations and/or facilities management is preferred;

All MOW employment requirements must be met, including a background check, having a valid driver’s license and daily access to a vehicle.

Ability to safely lift 50 lb; climb ladders, crouch, stoop, kneel, walk or sit for extended periods of time; ability to occasionally perform physical duties, outside, during periods of inclement weather;

1. Coordinates and oversees assigned projects and tasks utilizing internal and external resources to accomplish the maintenance of the building, grounds, and equipment including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, custodial, and security. Assists Director of Site Services with volunteer sites’ facilities and equipment-related requirements as needed.

2. Creates, coordinates, executes, monitors, tracks, and records the facility preventative maintenance/repair plan, including investigating and providing written characterization of existing conditions, preparing detailed written scopes of work and recommendations, soliciting proposals and bids to attract the lowest responsible bidder, and assisting with vendor and bid qualification and evaluation.

3. Manages daily problems, develops solutions, and manages associated costs.

4. Serves as the liaison between MOW and the food service vendor to ensure excellent operating and physical condition of MOW Commissary and equipment, as well as proactive planning for future needs.

5. Promotes and exemplifies a positive team working relationship with vendors, food vendor staff, employees, and volunteers.

6. Develops and maintains productive business relationships with contractors, vendors, community members, board members and new business prospects.

7. Manages annual facility budget and projections for future budgets in cooperation with the President and CEO, as well as the Chief Financial Officer.

8. Maintains organization inventory list utilizing Asset Manager software. Performs a physical inventory at least annually. Coordinates the annual Erie County Department of Senior Services inventory assessment including appropriate paperwork and return of equipment as needed.

9. Coordinates all IT and telephony services, including but not limited to mobile devices, office equipment, servers, computer specs, firewall, and broadband communications.

10. Personally handles assessment and implementation of new business prospects in collaboration with food service vendor.

11. Coordinates events in the Community Center including inquiries, contracts, assistance with external licensing /permitting, room set-up, clean-up and event coverage.

12. Works collaboratively with MOW management, the food service vendor and board members on short, mid and long-range growth planning and implementation.

13. Performs daily visual inspections of building, grounds and equipment to identify risk exposure or other concerns, and implement appropriate measures to manage identified issues.

14. Makes presentations to committees of the organization and the board, as needed; chairs the organization’s safety committee.

15. Manages any and all necessary employees.

16. Other duties as necessary, including supporting any and all departments in the organization as needed and requested.

Please submit resumes to Lisa Woodring at lwoodring@mealsonwheelswny.org by end of day March 3, 2017. Thank you.

Van Driver (Substitute)

POSITION TITLE: Site Assistant Van Driver (Substitute)

JOB STATUS:Part-time – Approximate Hours: Monday-Friday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

FLSA STATUS:Non-exempt

REPORTS TO:Director of Site Services


POSITION OBJECTIVE: Responsible for the daily delivery of meals to recipients by driving and/or serving routes utilizing the agency van.



High School Diploma preferred.

Ability to read and write in English.

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

A current and valid New York State driver's license and access to an automobile if van is inoperable or unavailable.

Ability to pass a drug test, motor vehicle and background checks.

Knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance and safe driving.

Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 lbs.



1. Report to commissary garage at designated time to pick up and return van.

2. Assume responsibility for loading/unloading delivery equipment into and out of vehicle.

3. Deliver meals according to proper daily delivery procedures.

4. Obtain relevant information regarding recipients and record it.

5. Make appropriate referrals to the central office regarding recipient issues.

6. The following schedule will be maintained after meal delivery is completed:

a. Vehicle log completed daily.  Report maintenance problems or concerns.  Maintain van interior in clean and orderly fashion.

b. Follow established accident and fuel purchase procedures.

7. Other duties as assigned or needed.


Interested candidates should send application and resume to Myndi Block, Director of site Services (mblock@mealsonwheelswny.org by January 8th, 2017

Floating Site Manager

POSITION TITLE: Floating Site Manager

JOB STATUS: Part-time

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

REPORTS TO: Site Services Manager


This PART TIME position is responsible for the operation and management of a site on a floating /rotating basis to ensure coverage during standing site managers’ absences. While serving as a floating site manager, said manager would also be responsible for that site’s assistants and/or volunteers.


Able to lift 35 pounds.

Valid driver’s license and daily access to a car.

A customer service oriented personality.


1. Supervision of the site, ensuring accurate and timely delivery of all meals to site recipients.

2. Recruit, train, supervise, evaluate and discharge volunteers.

3. Maintain volunteer information database and record weekly volunteer schedules.

4. Maintain census and complete daily and monthly reports.

5. Supervise all staff assigned to site, including ensuring accuracy and timely submission of senior aide timesheets and mileage reports and ensuring adequate daily route coverage.

6. Supervise proper handling of equipment and food.

7. Assist the support team in route direction preparation.

8. Assist in volunteer and community relations.

9. Ensure all food is acceptable for delivery.

10. Communicate recipient health and safety issues to appropriate personnel.

11. Participate as needed in Meals on Wheels committees and sponsored events.

12. Issues communication with home office.

13. Other duties as assigned or needed.


Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity in the community to help fill your time, but you don't need a paycheck?  Learn more about volunteering with Meals on Wheels here: https://mealsonwheelswny.org/volunteer


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