We Love Packers!
Volunteer “packers” at work in our Meals on Wheels kitchen. In this video you will see them pack over 300 low-sodium frozen meals.
If you (and you friends) would like to be volunteer “packers” please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Penni Richter, at 735-1911 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Life Resources Northwest’s mission is to preserve and enhance the quality of life at home, with dignity and care.
By providing an array of professional supportive care services, we offer an alternative to institutional care for those who live in Southeastern Washington State.
Provides trained and licensed staff that help with personal care, transportation, errands, homemaking, medication reminders, and respite for family caregivers. Our service area includes Yakima, Kittitas, Benton, Franklin, Columbia, Garfield, Asotin, and Walla Walla counties. We also serve the Yakama Indian Nation and Nez Perce county in Idaho.
What is the Community Saying?
“WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOUR HOME CARE PROVIDERS for their great care of my dad. My dad would often comment on how well he was treated by them. Also, they went beyond the call of duty with their care and they should be commended for their hard work. Thank you so much.”
“YOU GUYS SAVED MY LIFE! After my husband died I was worn out and underfed and weighed only 72 pounds. I couldn’t even put a sandwich together. Your meals literally saved me. I know I wouldn’t be here today if you hadn’t taken care of me.”
News and Updates
Annual Client Surveys: Bouquets and Brickbats Many years ago, when I was in college, the library had a bulletin board where people could post notes with comments, and I always loved that they titled the comment/complaint board: “Bouquets and Brickbats.” Bouquets were...read more
Kristi’s Update September is a month when many of us focus on getting kids back to school, shopping for supplies and clothes, and figuring out new schedules. At our office, we’ve been brainstorming ways to partner with schools to find volunteer opportunities for staff...read more
Kristi’s Update 200,000 of anything seems like a lot to me. 200,000 wasps in my attic might force me to move, but 200,000 honeybees in a hive might provide a nice bonus income from the honey. 200,000 is an important number to us here at Meals on Wheels this year....read more
Happy Fourth of July to everyone! The Fourth is truly one of my favorite holidays because it’s time I get to spend with family and friends who are just like family. Although my family’s holiday traditions have changed as our children have grown, the time spent...read more
Kristi’s Update June 1 marks my first day as the new Nutrition Services Director, following Marcee Woffinden’s retirement. Marcee successfully served our agency and seniors for over 17 years, and I’m grateful for her past mentoring and support. And now I have to try...read more
It is with mixed emotions that I write this, my last Director’s Corner article. You have probably already heard that I am retiring the end of May, after over 33 years of working in aging and senior nutrition programs. It is my hope that I have left things better than...read more
View our openings below:
Home Care Provider
Home Care Services is hiring Home Care Providers for our six service locations in Southeastern Washington. Home Care Providers are responsible for providing personal care services to individuals, in their own homes.
For a full job description, click here or you may apply online here Home Care Provider application. Home Care Services is a program of Senior Life Resources Northwest, an ALTC and Yakama Nation contractor. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Substitute Meal Site Assistant/Transporter
Meals on Wheels is accepting applications for an on-call Substitute Site Assistant & Transporter. This person will assist site manager in various aspects of overall site management. Will be present during hours of operation and demonstrate appropriate food safety knowledge and will supervise the preparation, delivery, and service of meals in accordance with established standards of nutrition, health, and sanitation. This is an on-call position that substitutes for the Meal Site Assistant and Transporter positions as needed.
For a detailed job description & application click here: Substitute Meals Site Assistant/Transporter. Apply online or pick up an application at 1824 Fowler Street, Richland. Mail completed application packet and resume to: Senior Life Resources, Attn: HR, 1824 Fowler Street, Richland, WA 99352.
Meals on Wheels is a program of Senior Life Resources Northwest. Equal Opportunity Employer.
For questions regarding employment, please contact: Human Resources Department Senior Life Resources Northwest 1824 Fowler Street, Richland, WA 99352 Phone (509) 735-2067 Fax (509) 783-9193 Email Us