During these uncertain times, how can we help?
See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of both COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Every day, volunteers help support our lifesaving mission in valuable ways. The Red Cross is seeking volunteers to:
-Welcome and greet donors, escort as necessary.
-Assist with initial intake.
-Ensure blood donors have relevant information and that questions are answered appropriately.
-Learn and share the Red Cross story, including the mission, vision, and values.
-Create a favorable impression of the Red Cross, and the blood donation process, that will encourage continued support.
-Make reminder calls, re-schedule donor appointments, and perform follow up activities as directed.
-Be available and committed to the volunteer schedule.
-Model excellent customer service behaviors.
-Attend to donors in the Hospitality Area by ensuring that each donor is recognized for his/her contribution.
Depending on vacancies, help may be needed at the following locations: Washington DC Blood Services Center and other mobile locations; Old Town Alexandria office and other Alexandria mobile locations; mobile and blood donor center locations in Fairfax and Montgomery Counties; mobile drives in Loudoun County, Manassas, Woodbridge and Arlington. Under special circumstances in DC and Old Town Alexandria, a volunteer may be reimbursed for parking costs.
OPEN TIME DAYS
This position is only for weekday/daytime blood drives. Volunteers are available at least twice a month for shift of 3-6 hours, for at least 6 months.
Exceptions: Rockville Donor Center can place volunteers on Saturdays when they are open 7am until 3pm. Fairfax Donor Center has openings for Saturdays 7-11am.This is a customer service oriented position. Volunteers are not used as Phlebotomists.
8550 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax, VA 22031, 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'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.
We'll work with your schedule.
Dr. Charles Drew Donation CenterWashington, DC., DC 20006
December 3, 2019