Food Deliverers
Requisition Number:2023-HS/C-018
Department:Head Start and Children's Services
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35


Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) stands as Boston's largest community action agency. Since its inception, ABCD has been deeply committed to promoting self-help efforts for low-income families and individuals. We offer a wide array of programs that cover all stages of life, from infant care to elder services, and ensure that every individual, regardless of their background, has an opportunity to thrive in their community. Every year, we touch the lives of more than 100,000 Greater Boston residents, creating ripples of positive change.

Why Work Here:

  • Make a Difference: Every day, your work directly impacts the lives of thousands in the Greater Boston community, empowering them and making positive, lasting change.
  • Inclusive Environment: ABCD values the diversity of its workforce, with an inclusive culture that respects individuality and promotes collaboration.
  • Continuous Learning: We offer numerous training and development opportunities, ensuring our staff remain at the forefront of community action methodologies and strategies.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: At ABCD, we take care of our own, providing a competitive benefits package, including health coverage and retirement plans.
  • A Legacy of Impact: Join an organization that boasts a legacy spanning over half a century, consistently championing the rights and needs of our community's most vulnerable.
  • Teamwork & Camaraderie: Be a part of a passionate team, united in their mission to combat poverty, and ensure every individual can reach their fullest potential.
ABCD Head Start & Children's Services is a family development program serving children from birth to age five, as well as pregnant women. Part of a highly successful national program, we provide comprehensive services to the whole family and foster a safe, creative learning environment to support children in school readiness and their social-emotional development. We are looking for dedicated individuals who want to make a meaningful impact on the communities we serve!

Essential Duties:
  • Responsible for ensuring that food arrives to the assigned locations in a safe and appropriate manner, that children receive nutritious meals in a timely manner and that the prevention of foodborne illnesses is of the highest priority.
  • Deliver supplies to sites as needed.
  • Store food and equipment appropriately in an organized manner both in the vehicle as well as at the program.
  • Return food containers to the kitchen daily.
  • Maintain established standards of sanitation, safety and food preparation.
  • Conduct inventory, complete food temperature log, and deliver food to classrooms.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and up to twelve months of experience required.
  • Active ServSafe certification or the ability to obtain a ServSafe certification within the first six months of employment also required.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be flexible, prompt and reliable.
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of car insurance and a good driving record required.
  • Must be able to provide one’s own transportation.
  • Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.