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Home Delivered Meals Driver/Site Aide

Lowell, MA
  • Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Formerly Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley/North Shore

At AgeSpan, you'll find a work environment that combines:

  • A refreshing culture that is supportive, collaborative, and encouraging of diverse perspectives and backgrounds.
  • A focus on innovation with a team recognized for developing and implementing innovative programs and novel solutions.
  • Encouragement of your development through opportunities to get involved, use your voice, and gain new knowledge and skills.
  • A satisfying balance between your work and personal life, including a flexible workplace, generous paid time off, and wellness programs.

Depending on your role and your hours, we offer:

  • Flexible schedule and hybrid work opportunities
  • Competitive salaries
  • Healthcare (medical, dental)
  • 403b Retirement Plan with agency match
  • 20 Vacation Days, 12 Sick Days, and 12 Paid Holidays
  • Social Work Licensing Program
  • License Renewal Paid by agency for RN's and Social Workers
  • And MORE!

Position Overview: The Home Delivered Meals Driver/Site Aide works directly with the Site Coordinator and Site Manager to oversee Meal Site, scheduling volunteer drivers, assigning daily routes to volunteers as well as transports prepared meals to home-bound elders and community members with a disability within a specific geographic area. The driver performs a wellness check for each consumer and serves as a link between AgeSpan and the consumer. This position also serves as the Primary back up to the Site Coordinator at the meal site location.

Essential Job Functions: (Core duties or tasks that are fundamental and not marginal to the performance of the job)

  • Ensures that meals are safely packaged in approved food containers to maintain proper holding temperatures.
  • Reports any issues regarding poor or unsafe food quality.
  • Loads meal containers into personal vehicle.
  • Follows all traffic and safety laws while on duty.
  • Delivers meals to consumers according to a predetermined route.
  • Delivers and sets up meals for consumers in their home when necessary.
  • Ensures that consumers with specific dietary requirements receive the corresponding meal.
  • Conforms to any specific delivery instructions noted for the consumer.
  • Upon meal delivery, the driver confirms that the consumer is at home and reports any unusual circumstances.
  • Performs a wellness checks by delivering each meal directly to the consumer.
  • Records each meal delivery on the route sheet.
  • Reports any issues or concerns regarding the consumer immediately to the office and records.
  • Records and reports if a consumer is not at home when the meal delivery is attempted and discards the meal. Meals may only be consumed by the intended recipient.
  • Communicates routine information received from the consumer and family members to appropriate agency individuals.
  • Demonstrates flexibility with changes to delivery schedules or routes.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Non-essential Job Functions

  • Attends meetings as required, including staff meetings, in-service trainings, utilization reviews, and collateral agency meetings.


  • Able to read, write, understand, and interpret basic English.
  • Must have own transportation, current driver's license and must show proof of automobile insurance with a minimum liability coverage of $20,000/$40,000.
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, getting in and out of a vehicle up to 30 times per day, bending, reaching, twisting, walking, and climbing multiple flights of stairs at residences that do not have elevators.
  • Requires driving in four season weather conditions.

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to listen effectively and respond to consumers and related parties in a supportive manner.
  • Exhibits strong time management skills.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.

Hours: 20 per week


AgeSpan is strongly committed to fostering a professional environment that recognizes, respects, and encourages the unique contributions of a broad spectrum of qualified employees. It is important that our employees reflect the diverse communities we serve. We maintain a work atmosphere that allows people of varied backgrounds to grow professionally and contribute to our mission by promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and work-life balance

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Lowell, MA
01850 USA
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