Be Vital To Life! Volunteers Needed at our Davenport Center to Host Canteen and Thank Donors


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


5500 Lakeview ParkwayDavenport, IA 52807


Basic Function

Observe donors for any sign of reaction and/or bleeding from the venipuncture site. Immediately report any adverse signs to the Charge. Provide refreshments to donors, pre/post donation.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Watch donors for early signs of impending reactions; key signs are: donor looks pale or sweaty, donor feels light headed or dizzy, donor puts head down.
  • In all cases of a reaction, quickly and quietly get the attention of any staff member and stand by the donor to protect from possibly falling.
  • Provide refreshments to donors, pre/post donation. Encourage fluids. (Many donors need refreshments before/after donation to begin replacement of fluids and boost energy.)
  • Keep countertops, tables, and all serving areas clean.
  • Interact with donors and thank them for their donation.
  • Be flexible to other duties as assigned by the Charge.

Current oppenings are on Saturday once a month, 1st Monday and 1st Thursday 10 - 1 monthly, Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Several 7 - 10 a.m. and 4 - 7 p.m. shifts also open.


  • Customer Service
  • People Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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