During these uncertain times, how can we help?
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JOIN OUR VOLUNTEER DRIVER TEAM!
Volunteer Drivers help the blood center by delivering blood products to service hospitals. In addition, they are very helpful with our Center/Site Pick-ups. Volunteer would begin at the Inventory Management & Distribution Department in Maryland Heights, MO and driving a MVRBC vehicle deliver product to a MVRBC Service Hospital or Pick up Product that has been collected at our 2 Donor Centers. Several Opportunities are available now:
1 - Every Friday; Pick up vehicle at Earth City and drive to our St. Peters donor center to pick up their day's collection about 2:00 pm. Return to Earth City to unload product. (If you live close to St. Peters donor center and willing to drive your own vehicle, we could reimburse your mileage for your pick up.)
2 - Delivery Driver; Driving a blood center vehicle, load up and deliver product to Des Peres Hospital, St. Clare Hospital and Mercy-Jefferson in Crystal City. Leave at 8:30 a.m. and return around 11:15 a.m. Choose the day that works best for you: Wednesday or Thursday. This is a weekly delivery.
3 - Every Monday or Tuesday; On Monday - Pick up vehicle at Earth City and drive to St. Peters donor center to pick up collections, arriving at 7:30 pm. Deliver back to Earth City. On Tuesday - Pick up vehicle at Earth City and drive to St. Peters donor center to pick up collections. Pick up is at 7:30 pm. (Personal vehicle can be used w/mileage reimbursement if you live close to the donor center.
4 - Tuesday afternoon; NEW - Pick up vehicle at Earth City. Pick up at St. Peters at 2:00 then Crestwood at 3:00, deliver to Earth City.
5 - Assist the Earth City Distribution Department by being an 'on-call' volunteer between 4 - 8 pm when available. Staff would call you to make a hospital delivery for them during that time-frame. If you can, that's great. If you have plans, it's OK. You should live close to our Maryland Heights distribution department.
5500 Lakeview Parkway, Davenport, IA 52807, US
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Vision: Be the recognized leader in translating emerging blood related service to enhance patients' lives. Mission: Provide world-class blood products and services to communities in need.
The Blood Center is a volunteer-based organization that involves volunteer blood donors, a voluntary board of trustees, and community volunteers. Volunteers provide a much needed and valued service to our donors, patients and staff. We service 89 hospitals in 4 states and utilize volunteers from many areas to assist in our operations. Headquarters for the organization, as well as all blood testing and component processing, is located in Davenport, Iowa.
We'll work with your schedule.
3420 Rider Trail SouthInventory Management & DistributionEarth City, MO 63045
May 6, 2020