University Settlement Society

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Job Description

OVERVIEW:  University Settlement Senior Center, serving Manhattan’s Lower East Side offers a robust menu of services to a diverse population of older adults aged 60 and older.  The multi-service program provides case assistance, lunch, health promotions, recreational and educational activities.  We are seeking additional staff to deliver meals by van or on foot throughout lower Manhattan.



  • Pick up meals at designated site and transfer them to vehicle
  • Ensure safe and proper temperatures for all food items
  • Drive and deliver meals to homebound elderly clients within directed timeframes
  • Collect contributions from clients and deliver to Program Director and return receipts to clients
  • Communicate with program staff via cell phone when necessary
  • Maintain written route sheets and vehicle log on a daily basis
  • Call 911 in event of client medical emergency and contact program staff
  • Check in at end of route with supervisor daily, park and secure vehicle
  • Wash and sanitize meal bags and vehicle when needed
  • Other duties as assigned by Director



  • Valid Driver’s License with no violations
  • Ability to do heavy lifting 75lbs or more
  • Must be able to stretch, bend, walk up flights of stairs
  • Good physical health
  • Should be able to read, write and speak some English
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be a team player and interact well with other staff

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to:

Salary Information

Hours: 17 hours per week

To Apply

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to:

University Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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