The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Do you have great customer service skills and want to make a difference? Support the American Red Cross blood program as a Blood Services Transportation Specialist!
As a Blood Services Transportation Specialist you will transport blood from blood collection sites to the laboratory for processing and distribute tested blood and blood products to area hospitals. In addition you may need to pick-up and return empty boxes from hospitals and deliver blood and other materials to and from other regional sites.
Willingness to support Red Cross Mission
Valid state driver’s license - 3 years driving experience
Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes
Able to verify safe driving records with state or insurance
Current car registration and insurance required if using own vehicle
Experience to demonstrate reliability
Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.
Successful completion of ARC Defensive Driving Course (within 6 months of placement)
At least 1 shift per month preferred
Complete required paperwork and obtain required signatures
Communicate with Red Cross staff regarding changes and urgent issues
Drive in a safe and responsible manner adhering to all traffic laws
Punctual and dependable in arriving for assignments
If interested, please contact CTRIvolunteer@redcross.org and apply online at www.redcross.org/volunteer.
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Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Experience to demonstrate reliability and punctuality.