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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.

application-pdf Meals on Wheels for WNY Employment Application

Donor Relations Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: DONOR RELATIONS COORDINATOR
REPORTS TO: STRATEGIC GIFTS DIRECTOR
LAST UPDATE: MAY 2019

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Donor Relations Coordinator is part of a dynamic development team with a diversified fundraising platform that includes annual fund, grants, special events, major gifts, and planned and monthly gifts. The Donor Relations Coordinator sustains and grows the organization’s planned giving and monthly giving programs, employee/workplace giving campaigns, and matching gift opportunities. The position also maintains the integrity of the donor database system, manages data integration into the organization’s donor database system, serves as the primary contact for third party vendors regarding lockbox services, and supervises the Development Associates.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the portfolio of planned and monthly giving prospects/donors from prospect solicitation to post gift management.
  • Oversee and expand existing employee/workplace giving campaigns and matching gift opportunities.
  • Identify prospects through organization’s existing donors and prospect research.
  • In conjunction with the Strategic Gifts Director and Chief Development Officer, establish goals for contacts, visits and solicitations.
  • Work collaboratively with key staff, Board Members, and key lay leaders to cultivate and grow donor relationships.
  • Oversees function of management and maintenance of the organization’s donor databases.
  • Oversees the Development Associates and monitors staff training, development, and performance management.
  • Assists with donor acknowledgment letters and stewardship calls and other correspondence as needed.
  • Attend appropriate stewardship and recognition events to assist in management of activities, welcoming guests and gathering of feedback.
  • Maintain current knowledge of stewardship and non-profit trends and best practices, seeking out opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks with colleagues at peer institutions.
  • Performs other tasks or projects as assigned by the Strategic Gifts Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors’ Degree and minimum three years of experience in a related field
  • 2 – 3 years supervisory experience
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Strong organizational, time-management and attention to detail skills
  • Able to work independently under the direction of the Strategic Gifts Director
  • Able to take direction well, using active listening skills, asking questions and taking notes
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with CRM software such as Donor Perfect, Raiser’s Edge or Softrek Clearview
  • Ability to gain rapid, thorough proficiency in new software
  • Able to write reports and business correspondence and to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, agencies, customers and the general public
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in
    situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Able to adapt well to change
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Friendly customer-oriented personality
  • Have a professional attitude and appearance at all times, demonstrating excellent public relations and customer service skills
  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 35 lbs.
  • Current and valid New York State driver's license and access to an automobile

FeedMore WNY is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to respecting diversity and individual differences.

Please email responses to elucas@foodbankwny.org by 6/14/19.

Site Manager - Angola, NY

POSITION TITLE: Site Manager
JOB STATUS: Part-time
REPORTS TO: Director of Site Services

The site manager is responsible for organizing volunteers and meal deliveries from our Angola site, located at 131 N. Main St. Angola NY, 14006.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information to:

Ashley Yerdon
Director of Site Services
ayerdon@mealsonwheelswny.org

Site Assistant

POSITION TITLE: Site Assistant
JOB STATUS: Part-time
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
REPORTS TO: Site Manager

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma preferred.
  • Ability to read and write in English.
  • A current and valid New York State driver's license and assess to automobile.
  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 35 lbs

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assume responsibility for loading vehicle and assist volunteers, if requested.
  2. Deliver meals according to proper food handling procedures.
  3. Remain at site upon return and deliver any meals that may need to be re-delivered.
  4. Obtain relevant information regarding recipients and record it.
  5. Make appropriate referrals to central office regarding recipient issues.
  6. Learn and implement Day Chairman procedures.
  7. Float from one site to another to ensure all routes are covered and meals are delivered.
  8. Other duties as assigned or needed.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information to:

Ashley Yerdon
Director of Site Services
ayerdon@mealsonwheelswny.org

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 Ashley Yerdon at ayerdon@mealsonwheelswny.org.

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Learn more about volunteering with Meals on Wheels here: https://mealsonwheelswny.org/volunteer

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