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Driver PT - (HS - South LA)

Children's Services | South Los Angeles, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond.

Responsibilities:

  • Assembly, packing and proper placement and care of meals including ensuring appropriate temperature levels of meals when distributed to school sites across Los Angeles County
  • On-time receiving, transferring, and organizing food supplies when delivered to kitchen facility
  • Maintain the interior and exterior of all buildings, parking lots and grounds in good order
  • Maintains all indoor and outdoor delivery equipment in a safe and attractive condition painting, and repairing as needed. Work closely with outside maintenance personnel
  • Maintain program vehicle in good operating condition, clean vehicle and equipment after each delivery
  • Assist nutrition staff with various production needs, perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred
  • Experienced and dependable driver (catering/food delivery experience preferred)
  • Attention to detail, especially concerning counting accurately and organizing deliveries/equipment
  • Able to perform physical requirements of job, including ability to safely lift and operate wheeled carts and dollies
  • Takes pride in maintaining a clean, orderly environment and delivering a high quality product to schools
  • Fingerprint clearance required prior to employment
  • Must have valid California driver's license and have clean driving record to be insurable by VOALA insurance

Health Requirements:

  • Proof at the time of hire
    • TB clearance within 6 months prior
    • Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1)
    • Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization
  • Health screening at the time of employment
  • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to:
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
    • Frequently kneel and squat
    • Ability to move quickly

 

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law