Time Commitment: Volunteer must commit to at least one route.
Goals / Objectives:
Volunteer Route Drivers support our Pets-in-Need program by ensuring that our financially struggling seniors, veterans, pet families and our homeless clients receive food for their pets each month. This job is critical to PALNV's Pets-in-Need Program, serving clients and their pets directly.
Deliver pet food and pet supplies to client homes once per month (minimum). PALNV has weekly delivery routes, serving an average of 10 client homes per each route.
Prior to your delivery day, pick up client food bags from PALNV's Pet Food Bank.
Contact clients on your route a few days prior to delivery to confirm that they will be home.
Be observant and check on clients and their pets to ensure that they are well and that their pets are not in need of any pet services.
Track volunteer hours.
Able to work at least one four-hour shift per month
Lift up to 30 pounds on occasion
Some lifting and bending; full range of motion in lower and upper extremities and use of back
Qualifications and Requirements:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good customer relation skills
Route driver volunteers commit to one route (one delivery day) per month.
PALNV will require a route driver application and basic background check (free to volunteer), a print-out of your 3-year DMV record, copies of your driver's license and proof of insurance.
Must attend Volunteer Orientation
Complete informal training given by Warehouse Manager
Varies but will be 3-4-hour shift delivering pet food