Overview: Meals on Wheels (MOW) Delivery Drivers deliver
meals to homebound seniors Monday through Friday in the City of Alexandria. As
meals are delivered, drivers will greet clients and report back any unusual
circumstances/observations via the mobile application Mobile Meals. Further
instructions will be provided.
This position reports to the Director of Meal Programs. Normal
working hours are 9:45am – 12:45pm, Monday – Friday. MOW Delivery Driver will
be assigned a route which they will deliver every weekday.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, strict protocols based
on government health and safety guidelines are in place to protect the staff,
volunteers, and clients. These protocols must always be followed; however, we
cannot guarantee zero exposure to COVID-19. Routes may include clients who
require brief home entry. Personal Protective Equipment and a detailed guide of
protocols will be provided. We are proud to say that we adopted safety
practices before they were mandated and have had zero cases of delivers with
confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19. Virginia and City of Alexandria
Health Departments consider MOW delivery low risk for COVID-19 exposure.
Pick up meals and route information at Jeffery’s
Catering at 9:45am Monday – Friday. Maintain food temperatures by keeping food
in the containers provided and keeping them closed during transport.
Call client before delivery for wellness check.
Deliver one hot and one cold meal to each household unless instructed
otherwise. Use the provided tray table when possible to deliver meals for no
contact delivery. Delivery may occasionally require home entry.
Return empty containers and route notebook to
the food vendor location. Extra Meals are delivered as directed by the Onsite
Report any problems, expressed client needs or
concerns to the On-Site Volunteer Coordinator, Program Manager or Volunteer
Leader via phone and Mobile Meals.
On occasion, deliver notices to clients.
Strictly follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines.