Sign Language (ASL) Volunteer Interpreters Needed at Blood Drives

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Community Blood Center

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Use your fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) to help Community Blood Center assist hearing-impaired donors who want to make the life-saving gift of a blood donation. We are currently seeking volunteers who are fluent in ASL to assist 2-4x/yr with translating/interpreting for hearing impaired donors at blood centers and mobile blood drives. Interpreters will help guide a donor throughout the entirety of the donation process and translate verbal information, as well as answer questions about written documents for the donor. Blood drive schedules vary and may take place on weekdays, evenings and/or weekends.

Training and orientation provided, An interview, background check and interpretive skill assessment will be conducted. Minimum age: 16. Volunteers asked to commit to at least 6 volunteer hours or a minimum of six months of service. Flexible scheduling available. AEIP certification a plus.

Call 816-968-4079, email vol@cbckc.org for more information or apply online at: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=726186052

NOTE: Volunteering at CBC cannot be used towards court-appointed community service hours.

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About Community Blood Center

Location:

4040 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64111, US

Mission Statement

To provide blood and support services that meet the needs of patients, blood donors, physicians and hospitals.

Description

CBC provides the blood, plasma and platelets that help save the lives of critically ill hospital patients in our region and during emergency shortages in other parts of the country.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

various locationsKansas City, MO 64111

(39.05875,-94.59856)
 

SKILLS

  • American Sign Language
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Relations
  • Healthcare
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 6 hrs within 6 months of service
  • Commit to at least 6 months of service, complete application, background check and training

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