PLACEMENT PURPOSE A Donor Ambassador is a blood drive volunteer who provides assistance to blood donors and Blood Services Collection staff at collection sites through the roles of hospitality and reception. The Donor Ambassadors cannot engage in phlebotomy or preform or assist in any medical procedure.
A Donor Screener is a blood drive volunteer who takes the temperature of all those who enter the blood drive and make sure they are well enough to donate blood during the COVID19 pandemic. All appropriate PPE including masks and gloves are provided to the screener. Must be 18 years of age or older for this role!
OPEN TIME DAYS
Length of typical Blood Drive - 6 hours (please note the majority of blood drives are doing the weekday and during the day). Blood drives take place at local businesses, schools, community centers, shopping malls etc.
This does not include travel time to and from drive.
This is a great opportunity for someone who has weekday availability and lives in Westchester County, NY or in Greenwich, CT!
One blood drive shift per month is required to remain an active volunteer in good standing.
Orientation to the American Red Cross
Disaster Services: An Overview (Online or classroom) This class is highly recommended but not required.
On the job training
Volunteer receives Blood Donor Ambassador or Screener guide
About American Red Cross - Greater New York Region
520 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019, US
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itﾒs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.