Make up to $24/hour - Deliver with DoorDash - Jobs Near Me in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-09-18
Valid through: 2022-07-19


DoorDash Delivery Driver / Courier

No passengers. No bosses. Just you, your tunes, and the road.

Sign up now and start making money!

Choose your wheels and deliver food and other items from local merchants to hungry customers.

  • Be your own boss. Work when you want, wherever you want
  • Work in the morning, at night, or any time in between
  • Use any car, bike, scooter, motorcycle, or moped to deliver.

Start today and be your own boss. Get on the road today.

Car, Motorcycle, and Moped Requirements:

  • iPhone or Android smartphone
  • Valid Driver's License and insurance 18+ years of age
  • 1+ years of driving experience

Bike Requirements:

  • iPhone or Android smartphone
  • 18+ years of age

About us:

DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with local businesses. Customers order meals and other items from their favorite local merchants and Dashers deliver them directly to their doors. Dashers are third-party contractors who deliver for merchants to customers. *Dashers are paid on a per delivery basis, not per hour.


1) What kind of delivery drivers deliver for DoorDash?

DoorDash delivery drivers are independent contractors who sign up to the DoorDash food delivery service to pick up users’ take-out orders from local restaurants and drop those orders off at the address given.

Looking for easy part-time or full-time work where you can earn quickly, on your own time. Joining DoorDash and dashing your way to deliveries is just what you are looking for.

2) What is a workday like for a DoorDash delivery driver?

DoorDash food delivery drivers receive an order request on their smartphone through the DoorDash app. Once they accept then they simply drive to the mentioned local restaurant and pick up the order. Then Dashers, as the delivery drivers are often called, go to the given address to drop off the order. Then they can move on to the next order request.

3) How many deliveries do DoorDash drivers need to complete in a day?

DoorDash food delivery drivers enjoy the freedom to choose which order request they would like to accept or decline. When a Dasher receives a request they can review the details and decide whether they would like to accept it. There is no requirement over how many orders a Dasher needs to deliver in a day. However, constantly declining requests one after the other several times may create a red flag with the app.

4) How do DoorDash delivery drivers earn?

DoorDash food delivery drivers are paid a small fee for every delivery they accept and complete. This fee differs with every order and includes several factors like the type of order, location, distance, number of items, etc. DoorDash also offers delivery drivers several promotional challenges and bonus offers to increase their earnings.

5) What are some ways DoorDash food delivery drivers can increase their earnings?

Dashers get paid for every order they deliver. The more deliveries they make the more they can earn. Some ways for a DoorDash driver to increase their earnings are:

  • Tips, which are 100% their own. DoorDash drivers earn tips based on the service they provide. Mainly delivering the food as soon as possible so it remains hot and fresh.
  • Delivering at the right time. Driving during peak hours such as lunch or dinner can maximize the number of orders which increases earnings.
  • Working at the right place. Dashers who are in a location where several local restaurants use the DoorDash app can also help to increase their earnings.
  • Stacked Orders are when a Dasher accepts more than one delivery request at a time, either from the same restaurant or nearby restaurants. DoorDash picks up and drops off these orders one at a time. Once an order is delivered Dashers immediately receive they pay for the order.

6) When do DoorDash delivery drivers start work?

The working hours for all Dashers are up to them. Delivery drivers must enter their preferred shifts and work hours to their drivers’ accounts on the DoorDash app. Delivery drivers also enter their preferred locations to make deliveries. Then when they are in that location at that time, they must click on ‘Dash Now’ and they are officially available to receive requests.

7) When are DoorDash drivers paid?

DoorDash delivery drivers have their weekly earnings, tips, bonuses deposited directly into their given bank account at the end of every week. If needed, DoorDash food delivery drivers also have the option of withdrawing from their earnings before the end of the week using a debit card. Dashers can do this by using the Instant Pay feature on the DoorDash app.

8) How to become a DoorDash driver?

To join the delivery driver team at DoorDash, all you have to do is:

  • Go to the DoorDash website
  • Click on ‘Become a Dasher’
  • Fill in the online application form with personal and contact information
  • Mention drivers’ license, vehicle registration, auto insurance.
  • Consent to a quick background check
  • Wait a few days for further details on how to activate your drivers' account
  • Receive the Activation Kit.
  • Dash away to deliveries and earn on your own time.


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