Company Description: The mission of Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. is to provide Berkshire elders, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities the opportunity to live with dignity, independence, and self-determination, and to achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Excellent Benefits include Health Insurance, Free Dental Insurance for Full-time positions, Vision Plan, Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Twelve Paid Holidays, three weeks paid Vacation in the first year, Sick and Personal Days, Employee Assistance Program. Public Services Loan Forgiveness Program may apply.
Meals on Wheels Driver (South County)
Some High School Coursework
Driver's License - Preference: Required
MEALS ON WHEELS DRIVERS NEEDED South County: Weekday mornings between 10:00-12:30, approximately 2-3 hours per day. Hourly rate plus mileage reimbursement. Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation required.
Deliver meals to eligible homebound Elder Services’ clients and conduct a well-being check. Mandated reporter.
• Ability to work well with individuals and groups.
• Organizational skills
• Sensitivity to the needs of elders
• Customer/Client Focus
There is a frequent requirement of getting in and out of a vehicle. The position involves a frequent amount of reaching and grabbing objects with both hands, twisting of hand and wrist, and the pushing and pulling of objects. Objects must be lifted of up to 30 pounds on an occasional basis. The position requires a minimal amount of squatting, and twisting to perform work functions, and a moderate amount of bending and climbing stairs. Travel within the county is required. The work is primarily performed in a vehicle and outdoors. The use of a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license is required.