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


(41.576015,-90.5081)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

5500 Lakeview ParkwayDavenport, IA 52807

About

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. Thank Donors.


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 Openings are 7 - 10 a.m. twice a month, Friday 1 - 3, or one Saturday shift /month

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum - once a month
  • Time off when needed, Outgoing Personality

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