Become a food delivery driver in Thornton, CO
You can get paid to deliver in Thornton using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
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Instead, try delivering with Uber, which offers more flexibility than traditional courier jobs. Here are some of the benefits to being your own boss with Uber Eats.
Grab your car, bike, or scooter to be a delivery driver—or get around on foot.
Deliver whenever you want—for an hour, on the weekend, or throughout the week.
Before you accept any order, you’ll see how much you’ll get paid to deliver it.
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in Thornton.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in Thornton, give Uber a try instead. Get paid to drive or deliver when you want, on the platform with the largest network of active riders.
Delivering with Uber Eats in Thornton offers a flexible earning opportunity. It’s a great alternative to full-time delivery jobs, part-time delivery jobs, or other part-time gigs, temp jobs, or seasonal employment. Or maybe you’re already a rideshare driver and want to supplement your income by becoming a food delivery driver using the Uber Eats platform. Drivers using Uber come from all backgrounds and industries, setting their own schedule to make work fit into their lives, not the other way around.
Uber offers part-time delivery job alternatives in all major cities in the US, including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle—plus hundreds of other cities of all sizes across the country.
To be a delivery driver in Thornton, you must meet certain requirements. No matter how you deliver, you’ll need to submit your Social Security number for us to run a background screening. If you’re delivering by car, you must be at least 19 years old, have a 2-door or 4-door car, and have a valid driver’s license in your name. If delivering by scooter, you must be at least 19 years old, have a motorized scooter under 50cc, and have a valid driver’s license in your name (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by scooter under transportation method). If your deliveries will be completed by bicycle or on foot, you must be at least 18 years old and have a government-issued ID (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by bicycle—and in certain cities, Delivery by bicycle or foot—under transportation method).
Uber’s mission is to reimagine the way the world moves for the better. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: How do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 15 billion trips later, we’re building products to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to new possibilities.
Delivery drivers using Uber are independent contractors who work on their own schedule with flexible hours. Uber is available in more than 10,000 cities worldwide. Signing up is easy for most people. We welcome drivers from other parts of the driving industry, such as bus, truck, taxi, limo, catering, and commercial drivers. We also welcome rideshare drivers and drivers who have been active on other driving apps and services. Driving with Uber is a good way to earn additional money. And you might also be eligible to deliver with Uber Eats. It’s easy to get started.
Frequently asked questions
- Is delivering with Uber different from full-time or part-time courier jobs in Thornton?
Delivery driver jobs in Thornton offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including Dessert, Chinese, and Japanese spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- If I deliver with Uber, is there a minimum number of hours required?
With Uber, you can get paid to deliver as little or as much as you want. You have the flexibility to be a food delivery driver near you whenever you choose.
- What kind of car can I use to deliver near me using Uber Eats?
If you’re only doing deliveries and are driving a car, it can have either 2 doors or 4 doors. You can see other delivery driver requirements and transportation options above on this page. The choices near you might include car, scooter, bike, and/or walking.
- Can customers tip me when I deliver using Uber in Thornton?
Uber Eats customers can tip you directly through the app for the service you provide, and you can see total tips in your weekly earnings summary. As a delivery person in Thornton, the tips you make from delivering are on top of earnings and 100% yours—no service fees are applied.
- In Thornton, how can I get the money I earn from delivering on the Uber platform?
As a delivery driver using Uber, you’ll get an earnings statement every week. But in the US, you can cash out before then by using Instant Pay—up to 5 times every day. Any remaining earnings, including whatever you earn from referral rewards and promotions, will be transferred to your bank account by the end of the week. You can learn more about Instant Pay at uber.com/drive/driver-app/instant-pay.
- Are there many restaurants and stores on Uber Eats in Thornton?
Uber Eats has more than 825,000 restaurant and merchant partners worldwide. Favorite choices for customers in Thornton include Walgreens (4351 E 104th Ave), Burger King (11953 Holly St), and Crumbl Cookies (14332 Lincoln St).
- What are the requirements to be a delivery driver in Thornton with Uber?
There are a few factors, including how you’ll be delivering (by car, bike, scooter, or walking). The app will prompt you about the documents you’ll need for delivering in Thornton, and you must also pass a background screening.
- Does Uber Eats show me how much I’ve made after each delivery in Thornton?
After you’ve made a delivery in Thornton, you’ll see a monetary amount at the top of your screen. That shows your earnings. Look for more resources in the app to help you see your real-time totals and other details about how much money you’re making as a delivery driver.
- What’s the best time to deliver with Uber Eats in Thornton?
You'll sometimes get in-app messages from Uber about high-demand locations, promotions, busy times, and popular restaurants. In Thornton, 5pm-8pm is often a busy time for delivery.
- Am I able to deliver and drive on the Uber platform in Thornton?
Yes, you can drive and receive delivery requests in Thornton. In the Driver app, choose to deliver food with Uber Eats, then review and accept the delivery terms, and you’ll be ready to deliver. You can turn delivery requests on and off as you wish.
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