Substitute Driver/Meal Deliverer

Department: Meals on Wheels
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Part Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Organization Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED preferred
  • Five (5) years driving experience
  • Knowledge of Lower East Side and Midtown Manhattan Streets
  • Maintain clean driving record
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be able to carry bags between 15-30lbs
  • Must be able to walk up and down stairs
  • Available to work on call with little notice
  • Good people skills
  • Interested in providing services to seniors

Responsibilities:

  • Provide staff coverage for delivery staff when needed
  • Deliver meals to homebound elderly seniors and conduct safety checks
  • Report “no answers” and client emergencies immediately to the administrative office
  • Record deliveries and maintain route sheet
  • Communicate concerns with delivery with supervisor or the Director
  • Adhere to program policies and procedures
  • Maintain the upkeep of the vehicle
  • Navigate through New York City’s congested streets safely
  • Other related duties as assigned

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate “Substitute Driver/Meal Deliverer” in subject of e-mail AND the website the position was found.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer/program.

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