ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assists in packaging meals and milk to ensure meals are appropriately sealed and insulated to maintain food safety standards and counts are accurate. Verifies accurate counts.

• Loads packaged meals, milk and supplies on in vehicles, using drivers' checklist or route sheets to verify accuracy according to Volunteers of America specifications

• Loads delivery equipment into company vehicle to be transported to designated drop sites and homebound clients; ensures hot and cold packs are placed in appropriate delivery containers and organized for food safe delivery.

• Safely drives company vehicle following all posted speed limits and general traffic laws on a published route schedule to deliver meals and supplies in a timely and accurate manner.

• Maintains cleanliness of company vehicle and delivery equipment according to posted cleaning schedule.

• Reports any safety or mechanical issues to supervisor through completion of daily vehicle checks and weekly completion of an agency vehicle check list.

• Delivers mail from the Central Kitchen to dining centers, volunteers and program participants; returns mail and client contribution locked bags from dining centers, volunteers and program participants to Central Kitchen.

• Delivers/Assists with volunteer route meals delivery when a volunteer is unable to deliver. unavailable

• Reports changing conditions or delivery problem issues with dining centers, volunteers and program participants to supervisor immediately upon return to Central Kitchen.

• Assists in pick-up and delivery of program food and supply inventory stored offsite.

• Behaves in a friendly, courteous and respectful manner at all times in contacts with dining centers, volunteers, program participants and the general public to foster a positive image and maintain good relationships.

• Maintains ongoing communication with coordinators and administrative personnel.

• Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

COMPETENCIES

• Models core culture attributes of Volunteers of America-Colorado Branch that include

“AIRS” (Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Service).

• Models and pursues with vigor Volunteers of America- Colorado Branch three critical virtues of HHS ( Hungry, Humble, and People Smart).

• Maintain a positive, professional attitude and appearance at all times.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Occasional Program Volunteers

Requirements

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION

• Ability to pass background check, annual MVR without major violations.

• Must be at least 18 years old and provide a valid Colorado driver’s license and proof of insurance.

• Ability to read, write and follow instructions.

• Ability to repetitively lift up to 50 pounds throughout scheduled shift.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION

• High School Diploma or GED

• Minimum of two years driving experience in van or box truck vehicles

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

• Excellent organizational, time management and strong customer service skills preferred.

• Fluent in Spanish is a plus.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

• Driving in company vehicle(s) to a variety of locations occasionally in adverse weather conditions.

• Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision and the ability to quickly adjust focus.

• Ability to repetitively lift up to 50 pounds throughout scheduled shift.

• Inside and outside warehouse activities/job responsibilities and duties may have to be performed in adverse weather conditions.

• The noise level in the work environment can vary from low to high depending on driving and/or warehouse/garage activities.

 

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

• PT 30 + Hours vary between position duties – Generally between 5:30 am to 2:30 pm

 

LOCATION

• 2620 Larimer Street, Denver, CO

 

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience, expertise, proficiency and market bench marking.

 

 

Benefit eligibility is based on job type/status

Paid Holidays

Paid Time Off

Volunteer/Wellness Day

Tuition Assistance

Pension and 403b Retirement Plan

Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurances

Life Insurance (Including Accidental Death & Dismemberment)

Accident Insurance

Short Term & Lon Term Disability

Employee Assistance/Work Life Balance Program

Employee Discount Program

LifeLock with Norton

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