Senior Scene Newspaper Delivery Driver

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Lutheran Community Services

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If you have free time on your hand and want to volunteer and give back to your community this may be the gig for you! This volunteer opportunity would be perfect for someone who likes driving, being out and about in the community, someone that likes having a routine, someone able to handle the physical demands and pass a background check. This will get you out of the house and provide you with a little bit of social engagement. Maybe you want to deliver with another person and make it a fun monthly outing. All are encouraged to apply. Send your resume in or give me a call.

SUMMARY:
This volunteer position is responsible for delivery of Senior Scene Newspapers and Where to Turn Booklet and related items to specified distribution locations each month throughout Pierce County.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
( including the following. Other duties may be assigned. )

  1. Provide proof of a valid driver's license.
  2. Provide proof and carry adequate car insurance.
  3. Have a good driving record.
  4. Have a safe, reliable vehicle, capable of carrying sufficient quantities of newspapers
  5. Be available to deliver newspapers on a regular monthly basis

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met/may be encountered by a volunteer to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the volunteer is regularly required to drive safely, carry bundles of newspapers and cases of resource guides, and utilize communication skills such as talking, listening, and writing. The volunteer is normally engaged in moderate-activity tasks such as carrying, stacking, sitting, standing and walking. The volunteer must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The work environment is a mixture including a professional office, outdoor driving to and from delivery sites, carrying newspapers from car to site; the noise level is usually moderate.


***Must pass a criminal background check

***Mileage reimbursement

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About Lutheran Community Services

Location:

223 N. Yakima Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98403, US

Mission Statement

Lutheran Community Services Northwest partners with individuals, families and communities for health, justice and hope.

Description

Lutheran Community Services Northwest, in Pierce and Kitsap County, focuses on services for seniors, including Caregiver Support, Home Care, Meals on Wheels, RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), Senior Friends, and Senior Companion Program. In addition, the Kitsap County office has a Navy Respite program and the Pierce County Office has a Refugee Resettlement and Placement Program, and Senior Media Services.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

223 N Yakima AveTacomaTacoma, WA 98403

(47.26382,-122.45209)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a month for a few hours. Just long enough to deliver the papers.
  • Must be able to lift about 10-15 lbs. Some bending involved.

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