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Help Save Lives-Serve Refreshments on TUESDAYS at Midtown Sacramento

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ORGANIZATION: VITALANT California

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Greet and serve refreshments to volunteer blood donors after the donation process. Friendly, courteous, dependable volunteers with great customer service skills are needed to help monitor the donor lounge. Friendly interactions with blood donors and staff. Some standing and mobility required.

Help to make the volunteer blood donors feel appreciated. Visit with donors while social distancing and help keep the refreshment lounge organized, stocked, neat and clean.

Volunteer help needed at Vitalant MIDTOWN TUESDAYS and other varied shifts.

Make an impact on our community by helping us save lives.

Vitalant is a nonprofit organization that provides lifesaving and life-sustaining services to millions of people across the nation. Through a network of blood donation centers and mobile blood drives and a passionate volunteer donor base. Together, with our communities, we are the source for a precious and perishable resource. We can only meet this demand through the generosity of blood donors, as well as our volunteers.

To join the Vitalant volunteer team please log on to our website: https://vitalant.volunteerportal.org

Click on the purple "Learn More" button below Don't have a volunteer account? (On the right side of the page).

General Volunteer Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old to volunteer with Vitalant
  • Background check (for volunteers over 18 years old)
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Vitalant does NOT accept volunteers for court ordered community service hours

Note: Vitalant no longer requires volunteers to be fully vaccinated for COVID.

Please keep in mind that volunteering in no way gives an edge for Vitalant employment and volunteers are not allowed to perform regulated tasks or receive hands-on donor clinical experience. We are not able to offer internships, mentoring or job shadowing.

Thank you for considering this important volunteer opportunity at Vitalant (formerly BloodSource).

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About VITALANT California

Location:

10536 Peter A. McCuen Boulevard, Mather, CA 95655, US

Mission Statement

Vitalant exists to make a difference in people's lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting edge research and embracing continuous quality improvements.

Description

Vitalant ("Vye-TAL-ent") is the nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood services provider exclusively focused on providing lifesaving blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services for about 900 hospitals and their patients across the U.S. Every day, Vitalant needs to collect about 5,300 blood, platelet and plasma donations to help save lives. For more information and to schedule a donation appointment, visit vitalant.org or call 877-25-VITAL (877-258-4825).

We can't make this happen without the support of our volunteers!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

BloodSource-Midtown1608 Q StreetSacramento, CA 95811

(38.56986,-121.48824)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Relationship Building
  • Public Relations
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One shift per week when available.
  • NOT Available for court ordered or appointed Community Service. Great Customer Service Skills, Background check for prospective volunteers over 18 years old

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