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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.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

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Facilities and Maintenance Associate

Facilities and Maintenance Associate

Part Time, Generally M – F, 7:30 am – 12:30 pm

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

As Facilities and Maintenance Associate for the Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York, you will be responsible for assisting with vendor management, basic building and equipment maintenance, troubleshooting problems, and hands-on jobs such as grounds keeping and snow removal.

QUALIFICATIONS:

You must be able to lift a minimum of fifty pounds and be fully literate with basic math skills. You must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. You must be dependable, responsive, and conscientious, capable of calmly resolving problems and a hands-on team member for whom no job is too big or too small. This is a customer service role requiring a professional demeanor and a “can do” attitude. This job involves lifting, bending, squatting and other physical activities and may involve periodic heights and small spaces. The Facilities and Maintenance Associate must be able to interact with a wide variety of people, show initiative and be flexible. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of food service equipment and hands-on experience repairing such equipment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Coordinate on-site work with a wide variety of vendors, including daily vendors who service the Meals on Wheels commissary, recurring vendors (e.g., alarm company, plow service, technology vendor, cleaning company, etc.) and potential future vendors (i.e., those bidding on work).

2. Independently perform basic maintenance (e.g., electrical, plumbing, HVAC). This will include everything as basic as changing a lightbulb and patching a wall to diagnosing and resolving common equipment issues.

3. Snow removal (supplementary to snow plow company) and grounds keeping.

4. Assist in the efforts of the Meals on Wheels Safety Committee to proactively ensure a safe and efficient operation.

5. Follow a preventative maintenance schedule to ensure that equipment remains clean, oiled and otherwise in good condition, including commissary equipment, warehouse equipment and Meals on Wheels-owned vehicles. This may include following diagrams, sketches, and operations manuals and troubleshooting malfunctions. With unfamiliar equipment, this may include investigation to determine the appropriate process.

6. Order parts and track receipt and installation, maintaining all needed logs and paperwork, at the instruction of the Facilities and Project Manager.

7. Help ensure minimal downtime by informing appropriate MOW and food vendor personnel of any concerns or potential upcoming commissary needs or vehicle issues.

8. Provide office and event support as needed, including event set-up and movement of needed items between various rooms and/or locations.

9. Light or extensive cleaning in the front office or commissary, as needed.

10. Other duties as needed and assigned.

Interested candidates should send their resume to Jay Smith – jsmith@mealsonwheelswny.org – by February 28, 2018.

Site Manager - South Buffalo

POSITION TITLE: South Buffalo Site Manager

JOB STATUS:Part-time

FLSA STATUS:Non-exempt

REPORTS TO:Director of Site Services

 

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

This position is responsible for the operation and management of a site to ensure coverage for all site routes and effective relationships with both site assistants and volunteers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A high school diploma is required; and a college degree is preferred.

•A customer service oriented personality.

• A current and valid New York State driver's license and access to an automobile is required.

• Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 35 lbs.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

2. Delivery of meals as needed.

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

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

5. Maintain census and complete daily and monthly reports.

6. 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.

7. Supervise proper handling of equipment and food.

8. Test the temperature of meals according to NYS Health Department standards ≥140F for hot and ≤45F for cold foods.

9. Assist the support team in route direction preparation.

10. Assist in volunteer and community relations.

11. Ensure all food is acceptable for delivery.

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

13. Participate as needed in Meals on Wheels meetings, committees and sponsored events.

14. Other duties as assigned or needed.

Interested candidates should send application and resume to Myndi Block, Director of site Services (mblock@mealsonwheelswny.org) by June 2nd, 2017

 

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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Able to lift 35 pounds.

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

A customer service oriented personality.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

Volunteer

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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