Home Delivered Assistant (Part-Time // 9 am to 2 pm)

Summary 

The Home Delivered Meal Program Assistant supports the day-to-day operation of Meals on Wheels of RI’s Home-Delivered Meal Program. This includes assisting with the coordination of the home-delivered meals and delivery routes, providing phone support, and customer service. 


This is a part-time position; Monday through Friday with core hours of 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

? Support the activities of day-to-day of the Home-Delivered Meal Program

? Take client referrals, cancellations, restarts, no answers, etc. from various sources and input said information into the database system

? Prepare correspondence and information for clients, to include but not limited to new start packets, birthday cards, menus, etc. 

? Update referral records pertaining to missing or incorrect information.

? Assist in notifying new clients and/or their guardians of the start date, review the guidelines for the meal program and activate and update status utilizing the SERVtracker program

? Provide assistance and serve as back-up to other team members as needed

  • Participate in team meetings and special events
  • Other duties, per the ever-changing needs of the organization

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

· Commitment to Meals on Wheels of RI mission & values 

· Commitment to a work environment that promotes DEI practices

· Possesses high energy, positive attitude, dedication 

· Embraces teamwork and flexibility

· Shows attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to multitask 

· Offers a high degree of initiative

· Computer proficiency (MS Excel, Word, and database programs)

· Sound professional judgment, an exemplary moral compass, exceptional personal integrity, and high ethical standards that engender trust, and proven leadership capabilities

· A proven ability to identify, navigate, and successfully interact within the dynamics of a fast-paced environment


Education and Experience 

  • 1-3 years of experience in a nonprofit setting
  • Experience working with older adults
  • Clear results of a background and motor vehicle record check

Work Environment

Work is performed in a building. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the environment is sometimes fast paced. Protocol for safety and security is a priority. Occasional work after normal business hours. Must be able to drive to other locations such as external meetings, within the state.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands; balance, stoop, kneel or crouch; and talk or hear. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience 

  • 1-3 years of experience in a office setting
  • Experience working with older adults, preferred
  • Clear results of a background and motor vehicle record check

Work Environment

Work is performed in a building. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the environment is sometimes fast paced. Protocol for safety and security is a priority. Occasional work after normal business hours. Must be able to drive to other locations such as external meetings, within the state.


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands; balance, stoop, kneel or crouch; and talk or hear. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Substitute Driver

Overview

The mission of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island is to meet the nutritional and  special needs of older adults and other populations to help them maintain their independence. Since 1969, from Westerly to Woonsocket our staff and volunteers serve 1,500 meals each day. While the Home-Delivered Meal Program is the most recognized service, Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island also has a Capital City Café Program, a Restaurant Voucher Program, Pet Food Program and a Senior Wish Program for those in need.


Summary

The Substitute Driver supports the day to day operation of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island’s home delivered meal program. This includes ensuring there are sufficient meals for the route, delivering meals, conducing a safety check and providing home bound seniors an opportunity for socialization.

This is a per diem position; Monday through Friday with core hours of 9:00 am - 2:30 pm; as needed.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Drive a Meals on Wheels of RI delivery vehicle

· Ensure that sufficient entrées and cold packs are available for each recipient

· Conduct a safety check upon meal delivery and report concerns

· Provide client an opportunity for socialization

· Deliver menus, greeting cards and any other informational material

· Keep delivery vehicle clean

· Report any damage to delivery vehicle

· Deliver emergency shelf stable food/frozen dinners to clients, as needed

· Adhere to the Employee Handbook and Driver Rules & Regulations

· Attend and participate in staff meetings and special events

· Other duties as assigned


Compensation

$15.00 per hour. Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education and Experience

· 1-3 years driving experience

· Valid driver’s license and good driving record

· Experience working with older populations, preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Commitment to the mission of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island

· Possesses high energy, positive attitude, dedication

· Must be able to lift 20 pounds

· Must be able to climb stairs

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Major Gifts Officer

The Major Gifts Officer works closely with the Director, External Relations & Mission Advancement to develop and execute a major gifts program, managing a portfolio of prospects and donors and the research, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts to the organization. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

- Develop and execute an annual major gifts program that supports fundraising goals as outlined in the strategic plan 

- Implement an annual major gifts program that results in securing unrestricted gifts from individual donors of $5,000 and above

- Manage portfolio of a minimum of 25-50 donors and prospects through individualized stewardship plans that include written and verbal communications and in-person meetings, ensuring plans have clear and achievable goals and strategies that are compatible with and maximize fundraising opportunities

- Grow donor and prospect portfolio through research and identification of potential donors with capability of giving $5,000 and above 

- Maintain accurate donor records with Meals on Wheels of RI CRM (DonorQuest)

- Represent Meals on Wheels of RI at events as needed

- Support fundraising efforts of the Director, External Relations & Mission Advancement and Executive Director

- Other duties, per the ever-changing needs of the organization


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Commitment to Meals on Wheels of RI’s mission & values 

- Commitment to a work environment that promotes DEI practices

- Ability to manage multiple projects and adjust workflow as needed to meet deadlines and goals 

- Ability to effectively communicate with supervisor and co-workers 

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

- Excellent written communication skills 

- Excellent organizational skills 

- Knowledge of Rhode Island’s philanthropic community 

- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint 

- Working knowledge of Microsoft TEAMS

- Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation


Education and Experience

- 5-10 experience in fundraising, with demonstrated ability to secure 5- and 6-figure individual gifts 

- Experience working with a diverse portfolio of donors

- Bachelor’s Degree, preferred

- All offers of employment are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background and motor vehicle record check. 


Work Environment

This position is not required to work within the organization’s building but is welcome to do so when office work is required.

Work is performed in a building. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the environment is sometimes chaotic. Protocol for safety and security is a priority. Occasional work after normal business hours. Must be able to drive to other locations such as external meetings, within the state.


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands; balance, stoop, kneel or crouch; and talk or hear. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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