Route Driver Volunteer
Duties May Include:Pick up food and route sheets at PALNV’s officeDeliver the food to the clients (ideally 5 to 10 households)Have clients sign route sheets when the food deliveries are madeRequired to observe the client and their pet(s) for any signs of illness In the infrequent event that something uncharacteristic is observed, the driver needs toFill out a Client Follow-Up Form describing the irregularity and turn it in to the office staffIf a client advises a driver that they will be away, or for some other reason will not require a food delivery, the driver is to report the information directly to the Warehouse Manager and the office staff.
Qualifications:Driver must be at least 18 years of ageMust give a photo copy of their current Driver’s License and proof of insurance to PALNVSubmit a DMV printout of their driving record to PALNVBe pleasant and have an outgoing personalityBe able to work well with people from all socioeconomic backgroundsBe a self-starter that can work without a lot of supervisionMust pass a background check with Goodhire or similar professional companyResponsible for using and maintaining their own vehicles as well as paying for their own insurance and gas.
Training:OrientationComprehensive knowledge of PALNV’s Volunteer ManualAccompany an experienced route driver on his/her route one or more times
PALNV office, driving to/from client’s homes, client’s homes
Suggested Work Shifts:Typically scheduled for the same weekly routeMay deliver more than once per monthRoutes vary from 3 to 6 hours
Importance of the Job:
Volunteer Route Drivers support our Pets-In-Need program by ensuring that our financially struggling clients receive food for their pets each month. It is of extreme importance that the clients are treated with the utmost respect and courtesy as our drivers are often the only PALNV representatives the clients ever meet face-to-face. The impression made by the driver is the impression the client has of PALNV.