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Meals on Wheels Float Position

Copper Shores Meals on Wheels is a home delivered and congregate meal service for people aged 60 and over. All meals are designed to provide 33% of the daily nutritional requirements and are available through donation. Meal delivery also includes a friendly hello and wellness check.

Copper Shores Meals on Wheels is seeking a part-time (approximately 20 hours a week) float position for Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. The incumbent performs a broad variety of tasks as directed by the Operations Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for working at Congregate Meal Sites, meal delivery to area seniors on a designated route and assisting in the kitchen.


  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively in-person and on the phone.
  • Ability to represent Copper Shores Meals on Wheels in a professional, tactful, and friendly manner.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize work, exercise sound judgment, and make decisions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to report and share information with team members and supervisor.
  • Ability to respond calmly and appropriately to all on-the-job situations, including emergencies and difficult situations.
  • Ability to demonstrate respect and sensitivity to the needs of individuals. Willing and able to relate to individuals from all ethnic, racial, religious, or socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Responsible for preparation of individual place settings and serving of food at Congregate Meal Sites.
  • Responsible for ensuring that Congregate Meal Sites are clean and maintained properly.
  • Maintaining daily records of client participation at Congregate Meal Sites.
  • Oversee volunteers at Congregate Meal Sites.
  • Abide by all transportation laws and maintain a clean and safe driving record.
  • Deliver a route of hot meals, as needed, following established time schedules.
  • Deliver frozen meals for holidays and weekends.
  • Review orders before and after delivery to ensure that all orders are complete per individual specifications.
  • Maintain a log of mileage and daily meal totals, submitting required paperwork.
  • Provide contact and wellness check of each senior on the established route.
  • Collect donations and submit all paperwork and donations to the main office.
  • Responsible for assisting in the preparation of meals under the direction of the cook.
  • Responsible for packing bags for home delivered meals.
  • Assist with all kitchen related duties.
  • Attend trainings and/or meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Be dependable and work in a team environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to follow directions and complete repetitive asks with minimum supervision.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Valid MI Driver’s license, proof of car insurance and reliable transportation.
  • Strong time management and customer service skills.
  • Available Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 2 pm.
  • Access and use of a cell phone.
  • Background check clearance.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds. Physical ability to climb stairs.

Position Preferences:

  • Experience preferred in working with the older adult community
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of safe food handling techniques and guidelines.


  • Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


  • Part-Time, non-exempt position. $15.00 per hour with mileage reimbursement at the current IRS rates


It is the policy of Copper Shores that all employees who do not have a written contract with Copper Shores for a specific term of employment are employed at the will of Copper Shores for an indefinite period and are subject to termination at any time, for any reason, with or without cause or notice. At the same time, such employees may terminate their employment at any time and for any reason.


Mail or e-mail cover letter and resume to:

Natasha Berg
Human Resource Director/Compliance
Copper Shores Community Health Foundation
400 Quincy Street
P.O. Box 299
Hancock, Mi 49930

Application review will begin immediately and the position will remain posted until filled.



To positively influence a healthful community through enhanced philanthropy and collaboration


  • To influence a shared vision (of a healthful community)
  • To foster collaborations and partnerships
  • and to build community capacity to shape outcomes


  • Integrity – We will be open, honest, and transparent in our administration and stewardship of the community assets entrusted to us.
  • Commitment to the Community – We shall administer the Foundation in a way that is objective, responsible and focused on long-term sustainability and impact.
  • Collaboration – We will work to bring perspective and experience together to fulfill our potential as we work as a broader group that represents the interests of the community we serve. This shall be done to ensure that we strive to identify, foster, and maintain partnership-relations as we work to improve the health of our community.
  • Creative Solutions – We will work towards that which we aspire to be and will find creative, innovative, and sustainable solutions to the systemic challenges that face our community’s overall condition of health.


  • People – We will employ, engage, develop, and retain high-caliber employees and Board Directors.
  • Processes – We will work to ensure our administrative processes provide effective administration of the Foundation.
  • Financial Performance – We recognize that we must achieve financial goals and investment returns in order to effectively and perpetually reinvest in our community.
  • Communication – We will be transparent and honest in our promotion of the Foundation and efforts to engage our donor community and cultivate overall public support.
  • Community – We recognize and acknowledge the vitally important role our community partners, donors, and various stakeholders play in making this a more vibrant and healthful community and our success is found in their success and support.


The qualifications and specifications mentioned above are intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind of level or difficulty. The position will be filled based on qualifications regardless of Race, Color, Disability, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, National Origin, Height, Weight, Age, Veteran, or Marital Status.