Part-Time Volunteer Assistant Opportunity

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LUBBOCK MEALS ON WHEELS
PART-TIME VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT

“Respecting the dignity of every human being, no matter their need or physical condition, Lubbock Meals on Wheels will provide nutritious home-delivered meals to those who are homebound, elderly, or disabled.  We shall seek to break the social isolation experienced by the homebound, by providing warm, caring, friendly contact through our volunteers.”

Lubbock Meals on Wheels, Inc. was founded in 1971.  We provide home-delivered meals to eligible residents in Lubbock and Wolfforth.  We currently serve over 900 people, delivering 74 routes each day.

Position

Serving as an integral member of the LMOW team, the volunteer assistant supports the volunteer coordinator with LMOW volunteer activity.  Maintains the volunteer database system accurately.  Documents volunteer information, correspondence, and route delivery.  Works with volunteers. Works under the general direction of the volunteer coordinator. 

Part-time position:  $15.00
Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mon-Fri (may vary as needed)
Matched retirement plan
Lunch provided. 

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma required
  • Experience with non-profit organizations and working with volunteers preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft programs, specifically Word and Excel.

Skills:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to achieve goals in a collaborative manner
  • Excellent communication skills to include, speaking (in person and on the phone) and writing
  • Must have a positive, friendly, and professional demeanor with co-workers, clients, volunteers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with all age ranges of volunteers and the general public
  • Ability to handle confidential materials.
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Ability to effectively handle deadlines, stress, and changing demands
  • Strong knowledge of and proficiency with computers, Outlook, Word, Excel, and client data management systems
  • Ability to work with confidential material
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Must be insurable for automobile insurance and capable of driving a van
  • Willingness to work outside of regular work hours as needed
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift approximately 35 – 40 pounds
  • Ability to see, speak, and hear
  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladder
  • Minimal reaching, bending, and stooping.
  • Ability to operate office equipment
  • Ability to see to identify colors.
  • Depth perception needed
  • Ability to hear with or without aid
  • Vehicle required to perform duties

Submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]
by October 25, 2023.