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Careers 2019-01-17T10:24:59+00:00

Current Job Openings

Last update: December 11, 2018

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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:           Meals on Wheals

Supervisor:              Meals on Wheels Driver Manager

Location:                  4102 Main Street La Marque, TX 77568

Classification:        Non-exempt/Part-time (Approximately 17.5 hours per week)

Hourly Rate:           Beginning at $9.50/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. Report any changes in a clients’ well-being (Wellness Check) to the respective MOW
  3. Operate and maintain personal vehicle with safety and courtesy to other drivers in the community.
  4. Deliver daily meals directly to clients in a reliable and friendly manner.
  5. Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle, meal carriers and personal hygiene.
  6. Read and interpret the route maps provided by the Driver Coordinator.
  7. Follow the assigned route and deliver the meals in a specified time frame required.
  8. Keep records of own timesheets and exact time spent on a route.
  9. Report any deviations from and reasons for inability to deliver meals in a required time frame on a daily basis.
  10. Maintain accurate records of meal delivery by properly circling route sheets.
  11. Keep accurate record of the count of daily meals served and submit a meals order for two days in advance.
  12. Act as a liaison between the clients and Coordinator/Manager by providing details of missed meals, client absences or potential complaints.
  13. Follow organization’s policies and procedures.
  14. Attend organization’s meetings and other mandatory events during or after assigned work shift.
  15. Attend MOW driver training before going on the first independent route.
  16. Follow IM’s safety procedures.
  17. Follow IM’s procedures related to the food handling and client service.
  18. Come to work regularly (no more than 2 absences in two weeks and 3 in 90 days).
  19. Request time off at least two weeks in advance.

 

ON-THE-JOB TRAINING:

 

First week on the job:

  1. Learn the twenty most common Texas Administrative Code items
  2. Learn the MOW funders

Within the first 90 days:

  1. Complete the Maintenance Course
  2. View two of five MOW educational videos
  3. Complete IM’s driver safety class (in-house)
  4. Become food certified

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must have a high school diploma or an 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, valid auto registration and inspection, and 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).

Please note that all IM employees are subject to background check, drug testing and E-Verify (ability to work in the US). To apply for this job opportunity, please email your resume to humanresources@imgh.org or fill out an application in person at 3303 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002. For in-person candidates, interviews are usually granted on the same day.  For more information, please call 713-533-4900.

Department: Meals on Wheels (Volunteer Services)
Supervisor: VP of Meals on Wheels of GH & GC
Location: 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004
Classification: Part- Time exempt
Supervisory Role: Supervisory role of volunteers

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
The aniMeals on Wheels (aMOW) Volunteer Coordinator is primarily responsible for aMOW volunteer training, scheduling, coordination and retention. aniMeals on Wheels Volunteer Coordinator is also responsible for maintaining the needs of the aniMeals on Wheels pet food room including the inventory of pet food and other supplies, the entry of new clients into the program and the coordination of data such as route sheets. This position will also coordinate the Food For Seniors program.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervisory, Lead and Manage 200 animeals volunteers, up 150 chore chorps volunteers and 25 food boxes volunteers.
Serve as staff advisor to IM’s aniMeals Committee.
Manage and Coordinate the Pet Wellness Fairs.
Manage the Core Corps program.
Working with operations manage the Food box program/Food for Seniors program
Working with volunteers manage the aniMeals routes
Working with Volunteer Leadership Coordinate, Lead and Manage the Veterinary Services for the aniMeals program.

1. Coordinate with volunteers in the aMOW program by providing training, assigning routes/duties, creating and organizing route sheets, communicating updates, and collecting month-end volunteer figures for VS reporting and database entry.
2. Manage entry of new clients into the aMOW program including imputing data into Servtracker.
3. Coordinate with volunteers in the Food For Seniors program by providing training, assigning routes/duties, creating and organizing route sheets, communicating updates, and collecting month-end volunteer figures for VS reporting and database entry. Work with MOW Assistant Director of Operations to ensure that correct number of boxes are ordered each month.
4. Coordinate with the Meals on Wheels Assistant Director of Operations and staff to maintain organization and cleanliness in aniMeals on Wheels storage area.
5. Manage pet food storage and inventory of aMOW program in collaboration with counterpart aniMeals on Wheels Volunteer Coordinator.
6. Work closely with counterpart aMOW Volunteer Coordinator to ensure proper referral of aMOW clients to partnership programs including but not limited to Emancipet and TVMF.
7. Assist in recruiting volunteers by representing IM at speaking engagements, events, and fairs.
8. Assist with pick-up of in-kind donations and requests of in-kind donations.
9. Assist in the coordination and execution of large annual events such as MOW Thanksgiving Project, Holiday Gift Bags and Operation IMpact.
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. Bachelors Degree preferred.
2. Two to three years of administrative experience, events coordination or volunteer work is preferred.
3. Fluency in written and spoken English is required, fluency in Spanish preferred.
4. 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. Willingness to attend and complete Food Manager’s Certification Program.
9. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).
10. Prior experience and/or willingness and ability to learn necessary software including Raiser’s Edge, Servtracker, Volgistics and Constant Contact.
11. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance as required by law.
12. Available to work some weekends and evenings.
13. Able to do moderate lifting and carry 15- 50 lbs.

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES

The Director of Marketing and Communications is the head of the Communications Department at IM. He/She is primarily responsible for creating communications and marketing strategy for the organization 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.

This position requires self-motivation and ability to work independently, while coordinating multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Creativity, strategic thinking, a proactive approach to internal and external communications, excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, 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 assigned 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. Meet the Marketing needs of IM’s program 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 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, WordPress and PowerPoint. Familiarity with major social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Knowledge of Blackbaud Luminate, or equivalent CMS software, 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  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.

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.