Meals on Wheels Specialist JobID: 12938
Position Type: Community Education
Date Posted: 12/23/2020
Position:Meals on Wheels Specialist
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm; 12 months – 6.5 hours per day
Pay: $17.00 per hours
Benefits: Health, dental, 403 B match and time off
Required Qualifications:Associate or Technical degree
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Experience working with older adults, adults with disabilities and volunteers
Proficient in use of technology, such as word processing, database and spreadsheets
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to be self-directed yet able to work as part of a team
Ability to make mathematic computations using whole numbers, fractions & decimals
Effective problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills
Ability to maintain accuracy, prioritize, meet deadlines and maintain thorough records
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a diverse population that is socio-economically, racially, culturally and linguistically diverse
Ability to lift cases of food weighing from ten to fifty pounds and to perform repetitive motion with the fingers, hands and wrist
Knowledge of kitchen sanitation and safe food handling practices
Minnesota Food Manager Certification
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training, experience or education
Enroll new clients and update returning clients: gather and input intake data and NAPSIS information, set up meal schedule and assign to delivery route schedule. Maintain computerized client records.
Prepare and submit food orders to caterer.
Order cleaning and paper supplies.
Prepare daily route sheets, including color coding, for volunteer use.
Volunteer management: recruit, train, schedule, find substitute drivers, maintain computerized volunteer records and HIPPA training records. Plan volunteer recognition.
Greet volunteer drivers; communicate any changes in delivery routes.
Verify that the correct count of food supplies is delivered at an acceptable temperature each delivery day.
Follow-up with undelivered meals and adjust records accordingly to assure accurate billing and reimbursement.
Post daily meal counts; generate basic accounting reports for records and billing.
Work with case managers to assure current service agreements in place for waivered billing clients.
Heat the pre-portioned food in the convection ovens; temp after heating to assure adequate delivery temperatures according to regulations.
Pack weekly frozen meals according to schedule for delivery.
Kitchen/delivery cooler sanitation.
Attend Ramsey County Consortium and Metro Meals on Wheels meetings when required.
Develop program marketing and fundraising materials.
Assist with occasional route delivery.
ISD 622 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.