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Delivery Driver

Job Description
Organization: 
Volunteers of America Colorado
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Part-time
Job Category: 
Communications | Health & Mental Health | Programs/Services | Other
Job Description: 

The mission of the Volunteers of America Colorado Branch is to identify and serve the basic needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families within the community.

Areas of Responsibility

The Delivery Driver delivers meals and supplies from the Central Kitchen to scheduled delivery points for Volunteers of America Seniors' Nutrition, Meals on Wheels, Residential and Head Start Programs. The delivery driver packs, loads, and organizes agency vehicles to ensure scheduled and efficient completion of the route. The delivery driver cultivates and maintains communication and teamwork with clients, volunteers, coworkers, and community partners.

 

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.

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Qualifications listed above
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

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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