Meals on Wheels Delivery Driver

Website United Way of Central Alabama

Each driver is responsible for assisting in meal preparation, packing and loading delivery vehicles with meals, and maintaining the MOW kitchen. Driver will be responsible for driving meals to delivery pick up sites as needed well as delivering meals to recipient homes within Jefferson County.



  • Pack meals and load into van and/or truck
  • Check meals to assure the correct number of meals are packed for each route
  • Adhere to protocol for communicating client issues or emergencies
  • Report any undelivered food to Kitchen Manager
  • Clean and maintain kitchen and equipment (ie washing dishes, mopping floors, taking out trash)
  • Report equipment or food issues to Kitchen Manager
  • Maintain clean and orderly delivery vehicle
  • Communicate any vehicle issues or maintenance needs to Kitchen Manager/designated team member
  • Communicate route adjustments or efficiency issues to Kitchen Manager/designated team member
  • Assist in meal preparation
  • Demonstrate proficient use of mapping and program software
  • Participate in scheduled team or other UWCA meetings and events


  • Other duties as assigned
  • Maintain current Food Safety Certification for Jefferson County Health Department



Knowledge & Skills

Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must have a pleasant demeanor and customer service skills

Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of clients, volunteers, and co-workers. Ability to read maps and follow directions


High school education or GED


2-3 years driving experience.  Must have a clean driving record.

Working Conditions

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Safely and confidently navigate various weather conditions and/or areas of Jefferson County

Must be comfortable driving van or other delivery vehicle



Valid Alabama driver’s license Reliable transportation

Proof of automobile insurance commensurate with State law

Must meet and maintain eligibility requirements to be insured by UWCA’s insurance

Background checks to include but not limited to criminal record, drug screen, and TB test

Occasional overtime

Smart phone required for this position

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