Hunger Intervention Is Hiring

HIP Looking for Senior Meal Delivery Driver

Part time, hourly (16 hours/week)
Seattle, Washington
About Hunger Intervention Program
Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) is a nonprofit organization based in the Lake City neighborhood of North Seattle. HIP’s mission is to increase food security for underserved populations in North King County through nutritious meals, educational programs, and advocacy. HIP’s Senior Community Meal Program provides a low-cost, nutritious, and delicious hot lunch three days a week to seniors 60 and over as well as other members of the Lake City community. If you are looking for experience working with a great team and making a difference to seniors needing meal support, this is a great fit for you.

HIP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, queer, gay, lesbian and/or bisexual people,
transgender, genderqueer and/or non-binary folks are encouraged to apply. We value employees who are aware of their own cultural lens, along with the impact it has on their interactions and work, and who can effectively connect across cultures and differences including race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, and physical ability.
Position Summary
The Senior Meal Delivery Driver will work with the Senior Meal Program Coordinator and Co-Executive
Director of Programs, to deliver freshly made, perishable meals to seniors living in NE Seattle. On Mondays,
Wednesdays, and Fridays the delivery driver will prep, pack, and deliver meals in HIP vehicles. This position requires a reliable individual with a passion for helping people, especially seniors, and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
COVID-19 Statement
HIP follows all local and federal health and safety regulations with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic. Being a food service provider, an essential service during the pandemic, this is an in-person position that requires interacting with community members. All needed PPEs are provided, and everyone must be fully vaccinated to work.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
• Drive the HIP cargo van to deliver food and supplies
• Foster positive relationships with program participants, volunteers, and community partners
• Be a communication point-person for daily delivery logistics and new participant sign up
• Ensure the safe handling of food by complying with local health and safety standards
• Additional related duties as assigned such as food/donation pickups and drop offs
• Committed to social justice and undoing institutionalized racism
• Comfortable lifting up to 40 pounds on a regular basis
• Comfortable reaching, bending, standing, and/or kneeling repeatedly
• Able to work both independently and as part of a team
• Willing to learn and comply with food safety and sanitation rules
• Have or obtain a current Washington State Food Worker Card
• Pass the Washington State Patrol background check
• Have a current Driver’s License and clean driving record
• Have basic computer proficiency, primarily Gmail
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• De-escalation skills and an earnest interest in working with individuals from a trauma-informed
• Lived experience or demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively with people from diverse
backgrounds including program participants, staff, volunteers, and community partners
• Strong skills in space efficiency, organization, and time management
• Passionate about food and addressing issues of hunger
This is a part time hourly position that pays $18/hour. Additionally, HIP provides a benefits package that
• Retirement contribution matching
• Generous paid time off as well as 10 paid holidays
• Orca card (if needed)
How to apply
Please send a resume and a paragraph explaining why you are interested in the position to with “Senior Meal Delivery Driver” in the subject line.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For priority consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter by January 15th.