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100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon logoAt Meals on Wheels People, we enrich the lives of older adults in our community and assist them in maintaining independence by providing nutritious food, human connections, and social support. Our vision is that no senior will go hungry or experience social isolation, and we are looking for champions who are passionate about advancing this cause.

Meals on Wheels People was named No. 15 on Oregon Business’ list of 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon in 2023.

Culture at Meals on Wheels People

Meals on Wheels People staffAt Meals on Wheels People, you’re not just joining a team but becoming a part of a compassionate movement dedicated to enriching the lives of the older adults and other nutritionally at-risk populations in our community. We don’t just deliver meals; we bring warmth, care, and a sense of belonging to those we serve. This belief informs our actions, guiding us in all that we do.

We believe in building a culture of happy team members who feel supported, have the chance to grow their careers, and love where they work. Our culture is fueled by a shared empathy, a spirit of interdependence, and a firm belief in the inherent worth of all individuals. Inclusion and diversity strengthen us. We understand and value the power of different perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, and we work actively to ensure everyone feels welcome and appreciated. We believe that, together, we can achieve more and create greater impact.

Good candidates to work at Meals on Wheels People are friendly, respectful, compassionate, and creative. They’re excited to make an impact in the community. Applicants are ready to join not just a mission-driven organization but a team who will value and support them personally and professionally.

Application Process

Check out our list of available career opportunities.

For best results, please read the job descriptions to see which positions are a good match to your skills and experience.

Applications must be submitted online to be considered.

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Hiring Process

You will receive an email acknowledgement once your application has been submitted online. Please check your junk mail if you do not see the acknowledgement within an hour.

In some cases, a couple of weeks may pass between the date the position is advertised and when applicants are notified if they are invited for an interview.


Meals on Wheels People offers a generous, comprehensive benefit package for regular employees working 30+ hours per week that includes:

  • Group insurance: Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life, and disability
  • 401(k) plan with initial 5% company match and an 8% company match after one year
  • Paid time off: 12 vacation days, 12 sick days, 10 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays, paid bereavement

All employees receive:

  • Four-day work week (36 hours per week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Employee lunch program
  • Employee Wellness Program: $150 reimbursement per year
  • Employee Assistance Program: Mental health, physical health, and work-life balance resources
  • Professional Development Program: $200 reimbursement for professional development outside the organization
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Employee discounts on cellular, travel, childcare, and more

Diversity Statement

Meals on Wheels People is committed to nurturing an environment of inclusion, as we believe we are strengthened by diversity of ages, cultures, abilities, and ideas. Our core values of Integrity, Respect, Inclusion, Creativity, and Teamwork, which were adopted July 1, 2016, are the foundation of this belief, and it is through the demonstration of these values that we are able to enrich the environment in which we work.

Leading by example, we aspire to make diversity a core and abiding strength of the nonprofit sector.  We believe that diversity is a fundamental strength of our organization and fellowship of success. Our mission is best fulfilled when we embrace diversity as a value and practice. We maintain that achieving diversity requires an enduring commitment to inclusion that must find full expression in our organizational culture, values, norms, and behaviors. Throughout our work, we will celebrate diversity in all of its forms, encompassing but not limited to age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability status, economic circumstance, race, religion, veteran status, or any other unique characteristic.

Equity Statement

Meals on Wheels People is committed to creating a more equitable community through an examination of systemic policies and practices from both a historic and present-day perspective in order to ensure the removal of the most pervasive and impactful inequities in our community, particularly inequities based on race and ethnicity.

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Meals on Wheels People is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method, please call 503-953-8137 or email [email protected].

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