Organization Overview: The Goddard Riverside Community Center (Goddard Riverside) and the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center (Isaacs Center) are well-established Manhattan community-based agencies that support services to approximately 30,000 New Yorkers. We are two of New York City’s leading human services organizations meeting the needs of children, youth and families, homeless individuals, and older adults through-out Manhattan and New York City. We work every day for a fair and just society where all people have the opportunity to make choices that lead to better lives for themselves and their families.


Position Summary: Drives and maintains a vehicle used to deliver meals to homebound elders. Transports a team of delivers to complete all meal deliveries for their assigned routes within an established time frame. The Meals on Wheels driver is also responsible for an individual meal delivery route.


Schedule: Between Monday through Friday 20-29 hours per week


Hourly Rate: $20.00

Roles, Responsibilities, and Essential Duties

•    Picks-up and delivers meals to homebound seniors.

•    Picks-up and drops-off Delivery staff on the designated route.

•    Observe client and their surrounding area; report concerns as needed.

•    Keeps vehicles clean and in good operating condition, assist with the oversight of maintenance of vehicle. 

•    Inspects vehicles daily and reports any operational or structural defects immediately. 

•    Reviews vehicle documentation to ensure inspections, registration and insurance information is up-to-date. 

•    Maintains accurate daily log of meal deliveries and contributions collected.

•    Assists in scheduling meal deliveries to minimize time and distance between delivery. 

•    Keeps daily gasoline and mileage records. 

•    Picks-up and returns vehicles to garage or parking place daily. 



•    High School Diploma is preferred

•    A valid NYS Driver’s License. 

•    2 or more years of driving experience in NYC or high traffic areas. 

•    No more than 1 moving violation in 24 months.

•    Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

•    Prior supervisory experience is a plus.  

•    Demonstrated sensitivity to an aging population.  

•    Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus. 


Physical Requirements

•    Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

•    Able to work either Thanksgiving of Christmas Day.


Work Environment

•  In the field



We are committed to building an inclusive workplace community grounded in respect for differences. We support hiring a broadly diverse team of qualified individuals who will contribute to our organizations.


Goddard Riverside and Isaacs Center provide equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.