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Last update: October 26, 2017

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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 $9.00/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 humanresources@imgh.org, fax to 713-800-5110, or deliver in person to 3303 Main St., Houston, TX 77002, or 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004.

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: $9.50/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 humanresources@imgh.org, fax to 713-800-5110, or deliver in person to 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004 or 3303 Main St. Houston, TX 77002.

Department: Communications
Supervisor: Chief Development Officer
Location: Main – 3303 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
Classification: Exempt/Full-time
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Supervisory Role: Yes

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
The Director of Communications is the head of the Communications Department at IM. He/She is primarily responsible for creating communications and marketing strategy for the organization, serving as a key member of the Executive Team, and managing all internal and external communications, and marketing opportunities. The Director is responsible for communications to a wide range of stakeholders, including but not limited to: employees, donors, traditional and social media, community leaders, public officials, and the general public. This position reports to the Chief Development Officer and works closely with the Development and Program Departments as well as with the CEO and the Board of Directors.This position requires self-motivation and ability to work independently, while coordinating and playing a leadership role on the Executive Team. Creativity, strategic thinking, a proactive approach to internal and external communications, and a high degree of accountability is required.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Create, develop and oversee the organization’s annual communications/marketing/ media strategy and advance the organization’s brand in the community, positioning IM as a top-tier organization in the Greater Houston market.
2. Supervise the communications staff and interns.
3. Create and/or approve select printed materials and written communications, both internally and externally, including printed newsletter(s), marketing materials, social media posts, 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. Serve as a key member of the Executive Team, and function  as an  advisor  to all departments.
7. Build and maintain a portfolio of relationships with identified media contacts.
8. Support IM fundraising events through creation of marketing timelines, promotion, and printed material oversight.
9. Available on holidays, evenings, and weekends when necessary.
10. Participates in other development duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS
1. Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
2. 10+ years of experience in marketing and communications.
3. Computer literate in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with major social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, lnstagram, Linkedln and Snapchat. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge Donor Software, Blackbaud Luminate, 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
• 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.
• 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.
• Compiling- Gathering, collating, or classifying information about data. Reporting and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.

How to Apply
Please send resumes and cover letters to:
Human Resources – humanresources@imgh.org

Department: Meals on Wheels (Client Services)
Supervisor: Client Services Manager
Location: 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004
Classification: Full-time/Non-Exempt (some evenings and weekends are required)
Supervisory Role: No

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide Casework services to seniors affected by Hurricane Harvey. Update serveTracker database with case management notes. Assist Manager of Client Services with implementing quality assurance measures by effectively tracking client referrals and outcomes.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Provide direct case management or referrals to clients, including home visits when appropriate
  2. Follow up on senior-client referrals made including those made by Manager and Interns with both clients and referral agencies as appropriate
  3. Transfer, manage and update case management notes in the servTracker database
  4. Maintain and expand network of hurricane Harvey response groups to assist in providing services to.
  5. Prepare and submit reports as required.
  6. Work with Volunteer Services to provide various services to IM seniors, including AniMeals, home repairs, friendly visitor/disaster buddies.
  7. Assist with other tasks as assigned by supervisor

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Social Work License required.
  2. Client case work experience preferred.
  3. Enjoy working with senior citizens. Experience working with low-income elderly a plus.
  4. Must be able to maintain a work pace adequate to keep all computerized and paper records complete and accurate in a timely fashion.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  6. Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time.
  7. Must have good judgment and be able to work with minimal supervision.
  8. Automobile, valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance required.

 

COGNITIVE & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. COMMUNICATING – Pleasant phone manner, patience, good listening skills, interviewing skills, and able to give recommendations and/or instructions in a manner suitable for geriatric clients.
  2. DATA ENTRY- Strong attention to detail, with information entry into databases on a daily basis.
  3. COMPUTING – Performing arithmetic operations and reporting on and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to them on a daily basis.
  4. ANALYZING – Examining and evaluating data. Presenting alternative actions in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.
  5. COMPILING – Gathering, collating, or classifying information about data. Reporting and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.

 

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. Client visits will require getting out of a car to visit client homes under different weather conditions (rain and high degree temperatures during summer). Client homes may have animals or lack temperature control.

How to Apply
Please send resumes and cover letters to:
Human Resources – humanresources@imgh.org

Department: Meals on Wheels (Volunteer Services)
Supervisor: Volunteer Services (VS)
Manager Location: 3202 San Jacinto Street Houston, Texas 77004
Classification: Full-time/Exempt (some evenings and weekends are required)
Salary: Living allowance of up to $12,100 over 10-month term of service

Supervisory Role: No

Program Overview
The Ready Corps Member will support the clients and mission of Interfaith Ministries in both prevention and intervention efforts related to disasters. The Ready Corps Member will engage community members and in disaster preparedness; through lessons, trainings and toolkits designed to help them know what best to do when disasters hit their communities.  The Ready Corps Member will also train volunteers to be leaders in the community.  Finally, the Ready Corps Member will also be on the scene when a disaster strikes the communities; helping handout toolkits, trainings and guidance, and even assisting hands on with the relief work.

AMERICORPS DUTIES
AmeriCorps is a national community service program where people commit to serve with an organization. Each member will serve 1700 hours over the term of service, averaging 40 hours per week, which may include some evening and weekend hours. The service term would begin October 1st, 2017 and run for 10 months.  The Ready Corps Member must register as an AmeriCorps member and submit routine reports on the progress of their work.  The Ready Corps Member must attend all mandatory trainings associated with the position including CTI training in Atlanta, Georgia and scheduled conference call trainings and meetings.

SERVICE OBJECTIVES

1. Support the mission of IM by helping to develop and administer new programs and initiatives that benefit IM clients and stakeholders.
2. Develop and implement training for aniMeals on Wheels Volunteers and clients on what to do with pets during times of emergency.
3. Evaluate and update IM COOP considering what measures should be added to better communicate with and mobilize IM’s volunteer work force. Assist in staff and volunteer tabletop exercises that simulate emergencies.
4. Work closely with IM’s IRCP Department and Interfaith Circle to develop a volunteer mobilization plan for times of disaster.
5. Identify and implement ways that volunteers can evaluate the disaster readiness of a client’s home and simple, cost-effective solutions for helping to prepare a clients’ home for disaster.
6. Execute the annual Operation IMpact event for Houston and Galveston Counties ensuring that all clients are delivered essential disaster preparedness supplies.
7. Assist MOW Operations Team in distribution of winter disaster meals to clients in service area.
8. Collaborate with community partners, including but not limited to, Rebuilding Together Houston, Ready Houston, Red Cross and Volunteer Houston to expand and improve services to IM clients, particularly regarding better preparing them and their homes for times of disaster.
9. Work closely with Client Services Department and Assessors Team to develop special protocol for identifying clients at high risk during times of disaster, especially client’s living in Galveston County region.
10. Participate as a member of the Volunteer Services Team by attending department meetings and events, supervising volunteers, and conducting trainings/orientations as needed.
11. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
2. Have a Bachelor’s Degree.
3. Previous experience with service, training, or leadership development strengthen candidacy.
4. Possess Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
5. Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision, assisting and calling on team members as necessary.
6. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks, handle detailed work and meet deadlines.
7. Comfortable working with and addressing culturally and ethnically diverse staff, volunteers and community groups.
8. Have served no more than two terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program.
9. Agree to a criminal background check.
10. Be able to participate in the Ready Corps Training in October, 2017.
11. Be able to begin service in October, 2017.
12. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).
13. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, vehicle registration, inspection and liability insurance as required by law.
14. Available to work some weekends and evenings.
15. Able to do moderate lifting and carry 15- 50 lbs.

BENEFITS
1. Opportunity to make a difference in a community.
2. Opportunity to register with AmeriCorps Alums (www.americorpsalums.org).
3. Opportunity to participate in Points of Light virtual webinars and conference calls.
4. Networking opportunities with fellow corps members across the country.
5. Onsite training and professional development.
6. Living allowance of up to $12,100 over 10 month term of service.
7. An AmeriCorps Education Award ($5,775) upon successful completion of service.
8. Corporation for Community and National Service approved Health benefits and child care assistance if qualified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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. It may require bending and lifting 15-50 pounds on an infrequent basis. Client field work may occur during or after business hours and it requires talking, writing, driving in inclement weather, walking on uneven surfaces and standing for upwards of 30 minutes straight, depending on the situation.
COMPUTING
Performing arithmetic operations and reporting on and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to them on a daily basis.

ANALYZING
Examining and evaluating data. Presenting alternative actions in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.

COMPILING
Gathering, collating, or classifying information about data. Reporting and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.

How to Apply
Please send resumes and cover letters to:
Human Resources – humanresources@imgh.org

Department: Meals on Wheels (Client Services)
Supervisor: Client Services Manager
Location: 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004
Classification: Full-time/Non-Exempt (some evenings and weekends are required)
Supervisory Role: No

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide Casework services to clients who are veterans. Update ServTracker data base with case management notes. Assist Manager of Client Services with implementing quality assurance measures by effectively tracking client referrals and outcomes.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assess veteran clients for nutritional and other needs.

2. Provide direct case management or referrals to clients who are veterans, including home visits when appropriate.

3. Follow up on senior-client referrals made including those made by Manager and Interns with both clients and referral agencies as appropriate.

4. Collect proof of honorable discharged veteran status from seniors.

5. Transfer, manage and update case management notes in the ServTracker database.

6. Undertake research to expand and qualify referral agencies assisting veterans.

7. Prepare and submit programmatic, billing and other reports as required.

8. Work with Volunteer Services to provide various services to IM seniors, including AniMeals and home repairs.

9. Work to increase number of veterans served through program.

10. Assist veterans in connecting to VA Healthcare and Benefits.

11. Assist with other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Bachelor’s degree required; degree in Social Work preferred.

2. Client case work experience preferred.

3. Enjoy working with senior citizens. Experience working with low-income elderly a plus.

4. Must be able to maintain a work pace adequate to keep all computerized and paper records complete and accurate in a timely fashion.

5. Excellent interpersonal skills and must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

6. Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time.

7. Must have good judgment and be able to work with minimal supervision.

8. Automobile, valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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. It may require bending and lifting 15-50 pounds on an infrequent basis. Client field work may occur during or after business hours and it requires talking, writing, driving in inclement weather, walking on uneven surfaces and standing for upwards of 30 minutes straight, depending on the situation.

COMPUTING

Performing arithmetic operations and reporting on and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to them on a daily basis.

ANALYZING

Examining and evaluating data. Presenting alternative actions in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.

COMPILING

Gathering, collating, or classifying information about data. Reporting and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.

How to Apply
Please send resumes and cover letters to:
Human Resources – humanresources@imgh.org

Department: Interfaith Relations and Community Partnerships
Supervisor: Director, Community Partnerships
Classification: Full-Time/Exempt
Supervisory Position: No

POSITION SUMMARY
This role will represent Volunteer Houston to engage Harvey Helpers in meaningful volunteer opportunities throughout Houston. This position is designed in response to Hurricane recovery efforts and to build capacity to create connections with volunteers to address the challenging needs of the communities’ charitable organizations.

Primary Responsibilities
• Establish new and rapid communication systems for welcoming new volunteers and building on their interest
• Impact and enhance protocols for volunteer preparation and training, as well as background checks and ready engagement
• Build more regular organizational outreach and project design capability to support area agencies needing volunteers
• Strengthen the matching process by bridging high tech solutions with volunteer fairs, social events and meaningful personal opportunities
• Develop affinity corps of doctors, teachers, contractors, clergy, etc. that can be readily deployed to address specialized needs
• Promote and encourage volunteerism throughout our city and plan meaningful recognition opportunities to thank all those who serve
• Create and manage the involvement of “spontaneous unaffiliated volunteers” for community-wide disaster response and other special needs with governmental and voluntary agencies
• Develop and distribute newsletters, communication messages and other outreach to internal and external stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Genuine commitment to the mission of Interfaith Ministries and Volunteer Houston
2. Ability to work thoughtfully and effectively with individuals and groups from various cultures and religions. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
3. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Access) is required. Experience with database management and reporting.
4. Experience planning events for groups of 10-1000 people, including catering arrangements
5. Bachelor’s degree required and minimum of 3 years related experience
6. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment and multicultural setting
7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high level of attention to detail; proficiency in English required
8. Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments to efficiently accomplish duties
9. Ability to work evening and weekend events
10. Experience in public speaking in a variety of settings
11. Valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance as required by law.