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Open Hand is always interested in talented individuals who aspire to be part of a team focused on fulfilling our mission...and touching many lives along the way. The following opportunities exist because Open Hand continues to expand and enhance our Comprehensive Nutrition Care model -- one of the most innovative and "hands on" public health and wellness programs ever introduced.  We're up to the challenge...and you should be, too!

Current Employment Opportunities
Delivery Driver

Programs & Grants Coordinator

Food Packer/Router

 

 



DELIVERY DRIVER
Department: DISTRIBUTION

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Drives company or own vehicle, depending on the need, over established routes to deliver Open Hand/Good Measure meals to designated locations. 
  • Assists when needed with packaging of meals for delivery to clients
  • Ensures all product counts are correct before leaving the building each morning
  • Adheres to all Open Hand safety guidelines, rules and regulations and company policy at all times
  • Inspects assigned vehicle (complete Vehicle Inspection Form) before departing OH each morning
  • Loads assigned vehicle with packaged meals for delivery
  • Delivers meals to clients by reading route sheets to determine points of destination
  • Maintains all established safety standards and adhere to posted driving guidelines
  • Completes and turns in all assigned paperwork to designated areas upon return to Open Hand
  • Informs management and/or clients with appropriate documentation of non-delivered meals
  • Must maintain fully functioning personal vehicle at all times
  • Must remain eligible to drive (see Driver Handbook)
  • Must maintain fully functioning cell phone at all times
  • Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of ALL distribution property (company vehicles -inside and out), transport equipment (bags, totes, cambros, ice), as well as all
  • Distribution areas (bag area, Senior hallway)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain all established safety standards and adhere to posted driving guidelines
  • Complete and turn in all assigned paperwork to designated areas upon return to Open Hand
  • Inform management and/or clients with appropriate documentation of non-delivered meals
  • Must remain eligible to drive (see Driver Handbook)
  • Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of ALL distribution property (company vehicles –inside cab and box), transport equipment (bags, totes, cambros, ice), as well as all Distribution areas (bag area, Senior hallway)
  • Communicate in a friendly and professional manner when interacting with all customers and employees
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily including driving on all types of roads and expressways. The requirements in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Driving tests, both written and driving, may be administered. Employment is based on successfully passing a background, motor vehicle, and drug test. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Drivers must be at least 21 years of age. Dress in appropriate, predefined manner.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and acceptable reading skills.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English. Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to communicate to all staff and volunteers appropriately.

SOCIAL SKILLS
Requires ability to communicate appropriately with all staff and volunteers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of U.S. currency and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Ability to pass Servsafe Certification class and exam to become Servsafe Certified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Must have the ability to lift 70lbs regularly and repetitively and be physically qualified to drive a motor vehicle.

COMPENSATION
Compensation is based on an hourly salary since position is non-exempt

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to all kinds of outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Varying driving conditions depend on traffic conditions and weather.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Open Hand is a drug free and substance abuse free work environment. Random drug testing may be conducted by an external, neutral tester on all employees. Any perceived use of drugs or reporting to work under the influence of alcohol may be grounds for immediate dismissal.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Open Hand is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law. Open Hand complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled employees.

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO

Director of Human Resources
Open Hand
181 Armour Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Fax:  404-592-6801
Email



PROGRAMS & GRANTS COORDINATOR
Department: CLIENT SERVICES & RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

POSITION SUMMARY

Position requires at least 2 years of program coordination and working knowledge of public health programming; prior grant writing experience a plus. Grants and Program Coordinator will provide strategic guidance to grant managers/directors and program managers/directors; grant proposal development and management of grant activities; and identifies and evaluates the methods for improving workflow and cost effectiveness and makes recommendations to program management for improvement.

JOB SKILLS, RESPONSIBILITIES, CHARACTERISTICS

  • Coordinates the pre-award planning, organization, and preparation, and the post-award administration of grants
  • Researches grant opportunities (e.g. programming, nutrition support of CNC, administrative needs, etc.) for the purpose of developing additional funding resources for both current and proposed services, programs and administrative operations
  • Coordinates effective and timely grant support for all assigned grant funded projects; provides quarterly reports on the progress of grant funded projects
  • Provides administrative support including auditing grant files and managing processes/database
  • Provides stewardship to funders, including writing/editing grant reports, drafting thanks you letters, and supporting materials
  • Builds out programming framework, processes and budgets; mapping funding needs to grant/sponsorship opportunities
  • Manages monthly communications to development, programming, and leadership team(s) on program status, associated activities and funding
  • Coordinates programming budgets and invoicing for programming activities
  • Maintains a complete and orderly administrative record of program core agendas and meeting minutes, grant tracking, and other records on basecamp for program management
  • Coordinates special projects for Programming Team including community events and grant training activities

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None


EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of professional work experience directly related to the essential job duties in the areas of supervision of project teams, project management, grant proposal development and grant management.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to determine informational needs, to collect and analyze information, and to devise and develop statistical analyses and reports
  • Knowledge of current developments/trends in area of expertise
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications
  • Database management skills
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff in area of expertise
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, federal and university regulations
  • Knowledge of federal, state and/or community funding sources and mechanisms
  • Ability to conduct literature searches
  • Knowledge of potential sources of health care contract and grant funding

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Open Hand is a drug free and substance abuse free work environment. Random drug testing may be conducted by an external, neutral tester on all employees. Any perceived use of drugs or reporting to work under the influence of alcohol may be grounds for immediate dismissal.

BENEFITS AVAILABLE
Open Hand is committed to sponsoring a comprehensive benefits program for all eligible employees. In addition to receiving an equitable salary and having an equal opportunity for professional development and advancement, you may be eligible to enjoy the following benefits which will enhance your job satisfaction:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 403B
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • Legal Shield/Identity Theft Protection

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Open Hand is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law. Open Hand complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled employees.

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO

Director of Human Resources
Open Hand
181 Armour Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Fax:  404-592-6801
Email


FOOD PACKER/ROUTER (Temporary Position)
Department: OPERATIONS

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a temporary position starting mid May and running through the end of August. Many temp positions lead to full-time employment based on the quality of work performance and work ethic. Once the offer of temp employment is made, you will be required to go for a drug screen and background check.

The Meal Plan Packer/Router is expected to participate in all aspects of the food packaging processes as needed and comply with Open Hand’s food safety, sanitation, and HACCP plan.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist with setting up packing line
Ensure ALL GM PLANS are in good condition, including meals, snacks, and sides
Ensure accurate packing of ALL GM PLANS, including meals, snacks, and sides
Assist in pulling of sides (from warehouse)
Assist in pulling of meal packing bags (from designated bag area)
Ensure bags are accurately labeled and in good shape
Ensure all completed meal plans are properly labeled and routed
Assist with cleaning and sanitizing of work area
Return all required paperwork to appropriate staff in a timely manner
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
This is a task oriented job. Hours vary depending on work load and circumstances

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Knowledge tests may be administered. Employment is based on successfully passing both a background and drug test. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPENSATION
Compensation is based on an hourly rate. Mandatory time clock usage at beginning of shift, at lunchtime, and at end of shift.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and acceptable reading skills.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English. Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to communicate to all staff and volunteers appropriately.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of U.S. money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uncomplicated written or oral instructions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Employee must be able to lift at least 70 pounds repeatedly and to stand for long periods of time. The job requires repetitive and continuous intensive physical labor, INCLUDING FREQUENT TURNING, TWISTING, BENDING OVER, AND WALKING.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may also be regularly exposed to chilled air conditioned conditions which may required extra layers of clothing to remain comfortable. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

CELL PHONE AND HEADSET USAGE
The usage of cell phones is restricted to break time only. Headsets are not allowed while performing duties due to safety issues and impairment of necessary communications with staff and volunteers.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Open Hand is a drug free and substance abuse free work environment. Random drug testing may be conducted by an external, neutral tester on all employees. Any perceived use of drugs or reporting to work under the influence of alcohol may be grounds for immediate dismissal.

BENEFITS AVAILABLE
Open Hand is committed to sponsoring a comprehensive benefits program for all eligible employees. In addition to receiving equitable compensation and having an equal opportunity for professional development and advancement, you may be eligible to enjoy the following benefits which will enhance your job satisfaction:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 403B
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • Legal Shield/Identity Theft Protection

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Open Hand is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law. Open Hand complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled employees.

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