Meet our newest Upshifter of the Week, Rachel V. - An avid hiker who utilizes Upshift to find flexible work whenever she is not exploring a new trail.


 Hours worked so far

850 hours!

Rating

5 star rating!

 Favourite types of shifts

Banquet Server and Line Cook

Favourite employer

Columbus Zoo and Denison University 

 Reason

Everyone is so appreciative of the work you do and that makes you feel valued.

Why did you start working for Upshift?

I applied for Upshift a couple of years ago but didn’t complete my onboarding at that time because I wasn’t close to the onboarding office. I got a reminder in July, 2021 and found an onboarding office near me. It was actually perfect timing because I was looking for something new and I’m so glad that I found Upshift.

What do you do outside of Upshift?

I like to spend most of my free time outdoors hiking and playing with my dog. My favorite place to go hiking is Hocking Hills but if I’m looking for somewhere closer it’s High Banks and Sharon Woods. Those are both really close to Columbus which means I can go a lot more often.

“Some jobs can become boring because you are doing the same thing over and over but Upshift allows you to mix things up.”

Do you have any advice for new Upshifters? 

I think it’s important to go in with an open mind and be willing to try new things. I really enjoy trying new locations and positions. Being able to change where and what you do keeps things really interesting. Some jobs can become boring because you are doing the same thing over and over but Upshift allows you to mix things up.

What have been your favorite shifts so far?

I’ve really enjoyed working at Columbus Zoo and Denison University. I’ve focused mostly on hospitality shifts and worked a variety of positions from line cook to banquet server. The people are really what make the shifts special. Everyone is so appreciative of the work you do and that makes you feel valued.

Like what Rachel is saying about us?

If you are looking for flexible part-time gigs near your location, simply apply to be an Upshifter. With Upshift, you get to pick shifts based on your schedule, whether the weekends, mornings, or just evenings, it’s totally up to you.  

Like what Rachel is saying about us?

If you are looking for flexible part-time gigs near your location, simply apply to be an Upshifter. With Upshift, you get to pick shifts based on your schedule, whether the weekends, mornings, or just evenings, it’s totally up to you.  

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