Meal Site Aide in Lake Wales, FL

January 7, 2019

Position Summary: Provide nutritionally balanced meals, social activities, and support to Senior citizens at a congregate dining site and for home delivered meal programs.


Hours of Position:Monday - Friday 8:30am-1:30pm


Essential Job Functions:

  • Deliver meals and maintain home delivery meal route packets.
  • Receive and Inspect items upon delivery from meal caterer.
  • Prepare home delivery meal equipment, pack out meals per meal route for delivery.
  • Clean up and pack up in preparation for the next day.
  • Works closely with meal site volunteers.
  • Assist with meal site activities as needed.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information.
  • Maintains professionalism, a positive image, and effective working interactions with co-workers, clients, and all outside contacts within the community.
  • Uses and follows the policies/procedures of Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., including but not limited to Personnel Policies, Occupational Health and Safety policies, payroll policies/practices, etc.


Non-Essential/Secondary Functions:

Performs any additional duties as directed or assigned by supervisor, Program Director or Mid Florida Community Services, Inc. Executive staff. This description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position.



Job Standards:

Education:High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience:One year experience in social or senior service, public service or related field.

Licenses & Certifications:Valid Florida driver’s license must be able to operate a motor vehicle and be insurable by company’s current insurance carrier.


Critical Skills, Abilities, & Expertise:

Physical Requirements:Use of arms, hands and fingers are constant. Good eyesight (with corrective device) and good hearing (with corrective device) are essential. Sitting, talking, walking, handling, use of depth perception and driving are frequent.Light (up to 20lbs.) lifting, stretching/reaching, grasping, and kneeling are occasional.

Equipment:Oven, refrigerator, microwave, adding machine, telephone, copy machine, facsimile, and a vehicle.

Skills & Expertise:Ability to work with limited direction. Skill in completing work with a high degree of accuracy. Skill in paying attention to details. Ability to evaluate situations and make prompt decisions. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with people. Knowledge of department and program policies and procedures.


Environmental Job Factors:

Job Location:Various locations within Polk County.

Work Environment:Constantly works in a meal site environment and works closely with others on a regular basis. Frequently works outside and alone.



Wage: $10.00/hr


Benefits: Sick, PTO, 8% non matching retirement, company paid holidays


How To Apply

Apply online at www.mfcs.us.com


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