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Van Driver for Elder Nutrition

position type: part-time salary range: Hourly- Dependent Upon Experience department: Elder Nutrition county: Del Norte location: Elder Nutrition Site, 101 Indian Court, Smith River CA 95567
open date: December 20th 2018 closing date: Accepting Applications- Open Until Filled notes: In accordance with 42 CFR 136.42 American Indian Preference will be given. All are welcome to apply. attachment: Please download this PDF

Job Description

Drives bus/van to transport Elders to and from the congregate meal site. Delivers meals to clients in the Title VI Elder Nutrition Program. Assists clients with transportation needs and Title VI program requirements. Performs necessary functions for maintenance of vehicle and records. Shift: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Provides other transportation services when authorized by the Elder Nutrition Supervisor. • Assists clients in and out of vehicle and with other travel requirements as needed. • Delivers meals to home-bound clients and collects donations for meals. • Picks up and delivers supplies as needed for the program. • Keeps vehicle clean and follows standards. • Records mileage and names of riders daily. • Makes daily report of donations. • Makes quarterly reports of activities for Title VI requirements. • Does yearly re-certification of home delivered meal clients. • Assists in the kitchen and dining area as needed. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: • Shall possess a valid Class C driver's license and a clean DMV record. • Must be eligible for the agency's vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage. • Must have or be able to obtain CPR certification within six months of hire and maintain such. • Must obtain a Food Handlers Certification online within one week of hire. • Must attend a Food Handlers Class required by Title VI within six months of hire. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Ability to operate standard office equipment (copier, fax, etc.). • Must be able to work with American Indian people and be sensitive to their culture. • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources. • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve the Mission, Vision and Guiding principles of UIHS. • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill. To view a full job description and see our other job opportunities visit our website at: TO APPLY: •Visit •Download the UIHS employment application. •Email your completed employment application with your resume and cover letter to or send your printed application by fax to (707) 825-6747 or by mail to: Human Resources at 1600 Weeot Way, Arcata, CA 95521. Please specify on the application the location to which you are applying. Come join United Indian Health Services in providing Healthcare to our Native Community Headquartered in Arcata, California. United Indian Health Services operates seven Tribal Health Program outpatient clinics with medical, dental, behavioral health, vision and community health & welfare services across Humboldt and Del Norte counties. Our Vision of a healthy mind, body, and spirit, is embraced by those who founded our organization. UIHS brings members of the community together so they can not only be unified in ensuring the best care is provided to their families, but also help in preserving the Native culture through education, community outreach, and medicine. Serving the Tribal communities for fifty years we continue to grow and take pride in providing very high quality services to our Native American clients. Contents of this post are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by UIHS as deemed appropriate.

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