• Office Assistant, Meals on Wheels

    Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago(11/16/2018 11:06 AM)
    # of Openings
    Typical Work Shift/Schedule
    First/Day Shift
    Typical Days of the Week
    Monday - Friday
    Typical Number of Hours Each Week
    Work Hours
    8a - 5p
  • Overview

    At ERS, you can enjoy what you do and be proud of your work every day. Join an organization voted a top place to work in Cincinnati for the past nine years!


    Our Meals on Wheels program is seeking an Office Assistant. The position requires flexibility to work between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.   The primary purpose of this position is to demonstrate a strong bias towards service, quality and customer satisfaction as well as assist the Meals on Wheels Director with daily operations for the Meals on Wheels Program including, but not limited to, data entry, answering of phones, routing, volunteer recruitment and coordination, finger printing, filing and coordination of referrals to internal resources. 


    Since 1989, Deupree Meals on Wheels (MOW), located in Hyde Park, has provided older adults in the eastern portion of Cincinnati with warm, nutritious meals delivered right into their homes.  The program strives to supplement family support by providing older adults with a healthy meal and social contact.  The program is administered in partnership with the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio.


    • Develop and maintain a file on all volunteers and activities. Recruit, manage all volunteers, assigning routes and answer all questions.
    • Conduct finger printing and background checks for all volunteers.
    • Provide courteous and accurate assistance to all callers verbally or providing written responses via email or mail.
    • Resolve customer inquiries while providing superior customer service, including, data processing and providing status updates.
    • Compile data on the number of calls, follow-up calls, source of referrals and tabulates required reports for review by supervisor.
    • Files documents into client files.
    • Process incoming & outgoing mail requests. 
    • Check Council on Aging website for referrals, new clients and messages.
    • Establish, maintain, and update database, records, and other client documents.
    • Support team on backup activities and other duties.


    • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma
    • Must have 2 years’ work experience, preferably in the health care or in the insurance field
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, outlook and Excel
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to prioritize work load and maintain an organized work space
    • Must possess customer service, problem solving, attention to details, and decision making skills
    • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a cohesive team



    ERS is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and advancement to all  team members and potential team members.  There will be no discrimination in employment practices because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability (except where reasonable accommodation would not enable the disabled person to adequately perform the essential functions of the position) , military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  



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