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Last update: June 24, 2015

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Communications Manager

Department: Development
Supervisor: Chief Development Officer
Location: Main – 3303 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
Classification: Exempt/Full-time
Salary: $50,000-55,000.00/annually
Supervisory Role: Yes

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
The Communications Manager is primarily responsible for managing internal and external communications, and marketing opportunities. This manager is responsible for communications to a wide range of stakeholders, including but not limited to employees, donors, media, bloggers, influential members of the community, the press, the community and the public. This position will also play a leadership role in the Development Department.
This position requires self-motivation and ability to work independently, while coordinating and playing a leadership role on the larger development team. Creativity and a high degree of accountability in meeting mutually agreed deadlines is a must.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Create, develop and oversee the organization's annual communications and media strategy and advance the organization's brand identity.
2. Supervise the communications staff and interns.
3. Create and/or approve printed materials and written communications, both internally and externally, including printed newsletter(s), electronic newsletters, direct mail, press releases and annual report.
4. Promote the organization's message through all media platforms including website and social media.
5. Act as the organization's liaison and spokesperson to media outlets and maximize media relationships and opportunities.
6. Assist the Chief Development Officer with strategic planning and other development team activities.
7. Maintain a portfolio of relationships with identified corporate and individual donors.
8. Support IM fundraising events through creation of timelines, promotion, and printed material oversight.
9. Available for special projects on holidays, evenings, and weekends when necessary.
10. Participates in other development duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

REQUIREMENTS
1. Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or related field. Master's Degree preferred.
2. 3-5 years of experience in marketing and communications.
3. Computer literate in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge Donor Software or equivalent highly desirable.
4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
5. Knowledge of graphic design software. Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
6. Able to work independently and meet deadlines.
7. Able to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and adapt to change.
8. Ability to work in a team environment, assisting and call on team members as necessary.
9. Valid Driver's license and auto liability insurance as required by law.

COGNITIVE & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
10. Position Setting - This position is generally set in a comfortable office environment, but it may occasionally require outside of office work. It requires seeing, hearing, talking, sitting and walking on a daily basis.
11. Analyzing – Ability to examine and evaluate data in order to present development and prospect reports on a regular basis. Presenting alternative actions in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.
12. Compiling - Gathering, collating, or classifying information about data. Reporting and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meals on Wheels Program Coordinator for Part-Time Drivers

Department: Meals on Wheels (MOW)
Supervisor: MOW Manager of Operations
Location: 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004
Classification: Exempt/Full time
Salary: $32,000-$36,000/annually
Supervisory Role: Yes

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Working with the Senior Program Coordinator -Coordinate daily assembly, distribution, and delivery of Home Delivered Meals by part time drivers and relief drivers. Train, supervise, and lead staff. Manage and review routes, reporting, change forms, time-clock, and other administrative tasks. Maintain cleanliness of work areas and cleanliness.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Manage assigned routes including drivers, relief drivers, documentation, and forms. Back-up drivers to ensure timely deliveries.

2. Follow internal Meals on Wheels processes and procedures to ensure client safety and satisfaction and compliance with all funder and government regulations. Implement corrective actions to address issues of concern.
3. Prepare, review, process and transmit required program documentation. Collect appropriate data and prepare and transmit reports as needed.
4. On a regular basis, review driver reporting (i.e. routing, directions, mileage sheets, and timesheets) to ensure accurate reporting by drivers. Monitor drivers on-the-job, at least annually, to ensure proper procedures are being followed and to verify route maps.
5. Recommend adjustments to routes and schedules to assure efficient delivery, balanced workload, and maximum number of meals delivered between 10:30am and 1:30pm each workday.
6. Assure that all drivers have valid and timely insurance documentation in consort with IM Human Resources department.
7. Services department regarding scheduling and back-up.
8. Consult and work with the Manager of Client Service in regards to client issues. Assure that drivers are reporting client needs in an appropriate and timely fashion.
9. Communicate and implement new or updated policies and procedures as needed. Conduct regular staff meetings for training and general communication purposes.
10. Maintain cleanliness and organization of personal work area and Moran Distribution Center. Assure preparations for daily operations. Maintain equipment and supplies and report needs and concerns.
11. Assist the Manager of Operations in responding to questions, concerns and complaints from clients.
12. Oversee and ensure the distribution of monthly education information to clients.
13. Coordinate and provide training and orientation for part time drivers.

14. Coordinate and provide direction to part time drivers regarding on-the-job injuries. Assist Human Resources Department with investigation of all accidents. Take or arrange for the drivers involved in any on-the-job motor vehicle accident for drug testing.
15. Attend assigned meetings and training activities to learn current, new, and proposed regulations and policies.
16. Assist with the receiving and storage of product in the freezer and warehouse when required.
17. Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Operations

QUALIFICATIONS
1. High school diploma or equivalent with at least two years of college or equivalent professional work experience required.
2. Must have at least two years of program administrative or operational experience.
3. Must have at least two years of direct supervisory experience of a large number of personnel.
4. Excellent organizational skills required. Able to manage and coordinate multiple tasks, deadlines and competing priorities in a professional manner. Must be detail oriented and self-directed.
5. Working knowledge of Microsoft software applications. Ability to organize and prepare written and computer reports,
6. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with all levels of IM staff and volunteers.
7. Food Service Manager's Certification (can be earned in the 1st 90 days)
8. Must be able to lift at least 20 pounds on a regular basis.
9. Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance as required by law.

COGNITIVE & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1. Computing - Performing arithmetic operations and reporting on and/ or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to them on a daily basis.
2. Analyzing- Examining and evaluating data. Presenting alternative action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.
3. Compiling- Gathering, collating, or classifying information about data. Reporting and or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.
4. Position Setting- This position is set in a comfortable office environment. It will require seeing, hearing, talking, sitting and walking on a daily basis. Periodically, lifting up to 35 pounds, loading meals on vehicles, carrying meals to client homes, unloading trucks, stocking shelves, and working in the freezer will be required.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meals on Wheels Substitute Driver

 Department: Senior Services
Supervisor: Meals on Wheels Driver Coordinator
Location: Moran building - 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004
Classification: Non-exempt/Part-time (On call, as needed - depending on business needs)
Hourly Rate: Beginning at $8.50/hour + mileage (Depends on experience)

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide accurate, reliable and courteous daily meal delivery to Meals on Wheels program clients using personal transportation.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Report to work at the exact assigned shift time (not before or after).
2. Operate and maintain personal vehicle with safety and courtesy to other drivers in the community.
3. Deliver daily meals directly to clients in a reliable and friendly manner.
4. Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle and meal carriers as well as and personal hygiene.
5. Read and interpret the route maps provided by the Driver Coordinator.
6. Follow the assigned route and deliver the meals in a specified time frame required.
7. Keep records of own timesheets and exact time spent on a route.
8. Report any deviations from and reasons for inability to deliver meals in a required time frame on a daily basis.
9. Maintain accurate records of meal delivery by properly circling route sheets.
10. Keep accurate record of the count of daily meals served and submit a meals order for two days in advance.
11. Act as a liaison between the clients and Coordinator/Manager by providing details of missed meals, client absences or potential complaints.
12. Follow organization's policies and procedures.
13. Attend organization's meetings and other mandatory events during or after assigned work shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Must be able to read and write English and follow written instructions.
2. Must be over 21 years old and have a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record.
3. Must have reliable automobile with valid automobile liability insurance as required by law available for submission at all times during employment with the organization.
4. Able to follow maps and written directions.
5. Good verbal and written communication skills.
6. Friendly demeanor, courtesy and patience are required.
7. Able to lift 20 pounds on a regular basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sitting while driving, standing, walking on uneven surfaces, and bending will be done on a daily basis. Seeing, hearing, and talking will be done constantly. Lifting 20 pounds on a regular basis, and carrying meals. Meal delivery will require getting out of a car and delivering meals to the client's house under different weather conditions (rain and high degree temperatures during summer).

To apply for this position, please fill out the employment application and submit by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax to 713-800-5110, or deliver in person to 3303 Main St., Houston, TX 77002, or 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004.

Meals on Wheels - DRIVER (PT)

Department: Senior Services
Supervisor: Meals on Wheels Driver Coordinator
Location: 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004 
Classification: Non-exempt/Part-time (17.5 hours per week)
Hourly Rate: $8.50/hour + mileage

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide accurate, reliable and courteous daily meal delivery to Meals on Wheels program clients using personal transportation.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Report to work at the exact assigned shift time (not before or after).
  2. Operate and maintain personal vehicle with safety and courtesy to other drivers in the  community.
  3. Deliver daily meals directly to clients in a reliable and friendly manner.
  4. Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle and meal carriers as well as and personal hygiene.
  5. Read and interpret the route maps provided by the Driver Coordinator.
  6. Follow the assigned route and deliver the meals in a specified time frame required.
  7. Keep records of own timesheets and exact time spent on a route.
  8. Report any deviations from and reasons for inability to deliver meals in a required time frame on a daily basis.
  9. Maintain accurate records of meal delivery by properly circling route sheets.
  10. Keep accurate record of the count of daily meals served and submit a meals order for two days in advance.
  11. Act as a liaison between the clients and Coordinator/Manager by providing details of missed meals, client absences or potential complaints.
  12. Follow organization's policies and procedures.
  13. Attend organization's meetings and other mandatory events during or after assigned work shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. Must be able to read and write English and follow written instructions.
  3. Must be over 21 years old and have a valid driver's license with an excellent driving record.
  4. Must have reliable automobile with valid automobile liability insurance as required by law available for submission at all times during employment with the organization.
  5. Able to follow maps and written directions.
  6. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Friendly demeanor, courtesy and patience are required.
  8. Able to lift 20 pounds on a regular basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sitting while driving, standing, walking on uneven surfaces, and bending will be done on a daily basis. Seeing, hearing, and talking will be done constantly. Lifting 20 pounds on a regular basis, and carrying meals.  Meal delivery will require getting out of a car and delivering meals to the client's house under different weather conditions (rain and high degree temperatures during summer).

To apply for this position, please fill out the employment application and submit by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax to 713-800-5110, or deliver in person to 3303 Main St., Houston, TX 77002, or 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004.

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