Herkimer County Office for the Aging has immediate openings for Meals on Wheels and OFA Van Drivers.
The Meals on Wheels Drivers deliver a warm, ready-to-eat meal to older adults throughout Herkimer County Monday-Friday. The program also works as a check-in to make sure each individual is safe. Our office currently has delivery routes in Little Falls, West Winfield, Herkimer, Ilion, Dolgeville, Mohawk, Schuyler, and Middleville/Ohio area. The position pays $12.50/hr. and drivers are paid mileage for the route they drive. Drivers generally work from 10:30-1:30 pm and meals are not delivered on all major holidays.
OFA Van Drivers assist older adults to remain independent by providing rides on our van to the store, medical appointments, bank, etc. The position pays $12.50/hr. and the hours generally run from 8 am-2:45 pm. This position offers the flexibility to choose which days you work each week. Our office transports in the Mohawk/Herkimer/Ilion/Frankfort Monday-Friday and in Little Falls/Dolgeville on Thursday & Friday.
These are rewarding positions that have a positive impact on older adults in Herkimer County and help them maintain their independence. Our clients frequently express how much they appreciate our drivers and what an impact they have on their everyday lives.
In the past, our OFA Meals on Wheels and Van Drivers have come from a variety of backgrounds including retirees, stay-at-home moms, and college students. The positions offer flexibility and service to the community while earning income.
If you would like more information about joining the Herkimer County Office for the Aging team please call 315-867-1124.