Live in Richmond City? Red Cross needs Blood Donor Ambassadors for 1 Shift/month

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AMERICAN RED CROSS

Purpose:

Assist Blood Donors through the blood donation process

Reports To / Partners With:

Team Supervisor or Charge Staff, partners with Collections Team and Biomed Volunteer Management Team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Welcome and check-in donor, ensure donor reads pre-donation materials (before via RapidPass or during check-in), schedule next appointment, offer promotional items when available, encourage best donation process
  • Ensure canteen area is clean, restocked and donors are re-hydrated after donation procedure.
  • Ambassadors will be trained to do both jobs.

Time Commitment:

* 5-hour shift, 1+days/month typical hours between 9am-7pm.
* Generally, weekdays Monday-Friday.
* Occasional Saturdays available, rare Sundays available

Qualifications:

Requires good oral communication, friendly, customer services skills, and the ability to relate effectively to people of diverse backgrounds and education levels.

Comfort with computers and ability to enter basic information in database is preferred.

Training:

Donor Ambassador Orientation and Training (1-2 hours) before first blood drive, On the Job Instruction with mentor/trainer, Quarterly Refresher Series (1 hour), occasional skill or program updates.

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

420 E Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

420 E Cary StreetRICHMOND, VA 23219

(37.53983,-77.44084)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • * 5-hour shift, 1+days/month typical hours between 9am-7pm. * Generally, weekdays Monday-Friday. * Occasional Saturdays available, rare Sundays available
  • Enjoy being around people. Smiling faces are always welcomed at our Blood Drives. Customer service comes in many ways. Show us your best customer service skills. Reliable trannsporttation needed to/from area fixed sites and mobile drives.

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