Job Opportunities

Amigos Del Valle provides nutrition services to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of old age. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity.

Please note: we do not accept unsolicited applications or resumes for positions not currently advertised.

Recruiting is now taking place for the position indicated below. If you meet the requirements and are interested in applying for this position, please contact the Human Resources Office within FIVE DAYS from the date of this notification.

Current Job Openings

Liason / Home Meal Deliverer

Position: Liason/Home Meal Deliverer
Division: Nutrition
Worksite: Santa Rosa Center
Essential Functions:
  1. Assures all meals requested from the Central Kitchen are delivered to the center.
  2. Oversees the home meal delivery meals’ preparation to assure accurate distribution to meal deliverers. Documents all home delivered meals on the computer roster.
  3. Follows up on clients not home to receive meals, and communicates to main office total meals delivered and returned.
  4. Delivers hot meals to homebound elderly on a daily basis using own vehicle.
  5. Communicates with client daily. Becomes better acquainted with client by daily contact.
  6. Prepares all required travel, nutrition, payroll related, and other reports promptly and correctly.
  7. Does home visit and assesses new clients’ needs for home meal delivery.
  8. Does client intake and reassessments, as needed.
  9. Completes and promptly submits to the main office all client assessments, reassessments and other reports. Reports to supervisor any abnormal conditions observed at the clients’ home.
  10. Lifts, carries, and holds up to 20 lb. food canisters and drink containers.
  11. Drives vehicle in the delivery of meals. Stands and walks briskly in the supervising of meal distribution.
Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or License:
  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  2. Must be able to read English, follow written instructions, and properly complete required reports.
  3. Must have a Texas driver’s license and vehicle liability insurance.
  4. Some related experience is preferred, but can be accumulated during 3 to 6 months’ employment in the position.
  5. Work experience in general clerical activities and public contact is required.
  6. Must be able to exercise tact and diplomacy.
  7. Must be able to communicate verbally in Spanish.
  8. Must present a neat appearance.

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you! Please turn in Applications at our office at 4138 W. Crosspoint Edinburg, Texas 78539. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Bus Driver

Position: Bus Driver(30 Hours per Week)
Division: Nutrition
Worksite: Las Palmas Center (McAllen)
Essential Functions:
  • Drives vehicle to transport passengers over specified routes to local or other points as requested.
  • Assists passengers to board and seat themselves on the van and assist the passengers to leave the van.
  • Practices safety by observing all traffic and safety laws, rules and regulations at all times remembering the advance years of his/her passengers.
  • Maintains proper route schedules and gets acquainted with current participants for identification purposes and needs of participants.
  • Keeps assigned vehicle in presentable and up to date (keeps the vehicle clean, checks the license tag and inspection sticker renewal date).
  • Makes safety checks prior to each trip, and advises transportation coordinator of required maintenance. Keeps accurate log of daily miles/destination traveled and submit all necessary reports.
  • May assist in delivering complete meals to homebound elders using his/her private automobile.
  • Assures that meals are hot when delivered.
  • Becomes acquainted with the meal delivery participants.
  • Reports situations hazardous for participants to the supervisor.
  • Advises transportation coordinator of license tag, and annual vehicle inspection sticker expiration, one (1) month in advance.
  • Follows proper emergency procedures and proper accident reporting procedures when necessary.
  • Must stoop or crouch while grasping food canisters preparatory to lifting/placing/carrying movements.
  • Worker stands and walks on tile floors, concrete floors, work in non and air conditioned, heated and non-heated buildings, rooms, and vehicles.
  • Cleans bathrooms sink and toilet.
  • Attends safety and informational meetings as scheduled by the Senior Nutrition Center Director.
  • Will be responsible for the other duties as assigned by the Senior Center Manager.
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms;climb or balance;stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl;talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and taste or smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or License:
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Food handler license prior to employment
  • CDL Driver’s license
Experience, Training, Knowledge, Skills:
  • Ability to communicate in English and Spanish.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you! Please turn in Applications at our office at 4138 W. Crosspoint Edinburg, Texas 78539. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Maintenance Supervisor

Position: Maintenance Supervisor (40 Hours per Week)
Division: Housing
Worksite: Casa #3 – Harlingen, Casa #5 – Weslaco and Casa #7 – Mercedes
Essential Functions:
  • Maintains and repairs housing units, and other buildings and other grounds.
  • Maintains inventory of assigned supplies, equipment and material.
  • Completes and submits required reports and documentation.
  • Repairs and performs needed repairs to housing units and buildings.
  • Conducts And documents job safety training and on an on-going basis.
  • Inspects equipment, and premises regularly to prevent and eliminate accidents and assure grounds, buildings, and units are clean at all times.
  • Will perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor and which will assist in the provision of services to the tenants.
  • Crouches, stoops, grips, and grasps tools with hands for periods of half an hour or more.
  • Lift and carries items weighting 50 lbs or more.
  • Mows lawns, trims hedge, removes weeds and trims the project grounds.
  • Monitors maintenance budgets, may supervise a part-time maintenance worker.
Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or License:
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
  • Must possess Texas Class C Driver License and a reliable vehicle.
  • Completion of trade skills/vocational training highly desirable. Bilingual (English & Spanish).
Experience, Training, Knowledge, Skills:
  • Three (3) years’ experience in maintenance work to include electrical, plumbing, grounds upkeep and carpentry repairs to housing units and/or buildings.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record to corporation’s insurance company (Must possess personal auto liability insurance).
  • Supervisory experience to include employee training and job safety.
  • Must be able to perform inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Able to properly lift and carry 50 lbs at a time.
  • Must have a home telephone.
  • Must reside in the surrounding area.
  • Must be willing to work on weekends.

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you! Please turn in Applications at our office at 4138 W. Crosspoint Edinburg, Texas 78539. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Cook Aide/Truck Driver

Position: Cook Aide/Truck Driver (30 Hours per Week)
Division: Nutrition
Worksite: Central Kitchen – San Benito
Essential Functions:
  • Operates kitchen equipment such as, but not limited to kettles, braisers, ovens, electric mixer, slicer, kitchen small wares, warmers and coolers.
  • Performs daily, weekly deep cleaning of the facility and transporting vehicles, transit hot carts, mobile carts and rolling racks.
  • Assists in taking inventory
  • Assists in the monitoring, reduction, and management of food waste.
  • Drives company vehicle to deliver meals and supplies to centers.
  • Maintain log of daily inspection of vehicle before each route and report daily inspection to supervisor for clearance.
  • Pick up and deliver mail to centers.
  • Practice safe handling and storing of food supplies according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or License:
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Food handler license prior to employment
  • Class C Driver’s license
Experience, Training, Knowledge, Skills:
  • One-year experience in food handling and food delivery.
  • Basic arithmetic (i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)
  • Good driving record for the past 3 years.
  • Some vehicle maintenance knowledge.
  • Cleaning and sanitation methods used in a food service environment.

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you! Please turn in Applications at our office at 4138 W. Crosspoint Edinburg, Texas 78539. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

AMIGOS DEL VALLE, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER