It takes 10 minutes to save a life! Become a Blood Donor Ambassador at the Red Cross today!
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
WhereThis is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
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 one year.
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.
- Office Reception
- Customer Service
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum of one year