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Blood Drive Volunteer

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American Red Cross

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Do you like helping people and saving lives? As a Blood Donor Ambassador (aka Blood Drive volunteer) you help provide professional customer service in a medical setting to make blood donors feel inspired to return. Help check-in blood donors, coordinate new appointments, answer FAQ and distribute snacks to blood donors. Blood drives are held throughout Orange County. Volunteer hours accumulated can be used to satisfy applicable class prerequisites, strengthen your skills, learn new skills or potentially lead to a recommendation letter resource. *Volunteers will have access to an online calendar and can schedule themselves for the shifts and locations of choice.

Responsibilities:
* Manage the reception process by ensuring each donor is warmly greeted and assisted with initial intake according to the appointment priority system.
* Manage the hospitality experience by offering refreshments to donors, thanking them for their contribution, and alerting staff immediately if a donor shows signs of feeling unwell.
* Socialize and build relationships with blood donors to promote future blood donations
* Ensure blood donors have relevant information and that questions are answered appropriately.
* Learn and share the Red Cross story, including the mission, vision, and values.
* Make reminder calls, re-schedule donor appointments, and perform follow up activities as directed.
* Set up and maintain cleanliness in Reception and Hospitality Areas.

Minimum requirements:

* Able to commit to 6 months

*Two 4 or/and 6 hour shifts per month

*Volunteer Locations available in all Orange County

* Professional, clear and diplomatic communication skills
* Punctual and dependable in arriving for shift
* Reliable transportation

*Important information*
Volunteer time shifts are broken down into THESE 4 hour and 6 hour time frames:
7 AM - 11 AM
1 PM - 7 PM
2 PM- 6 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Email, Call or Text Karla Legorreta, Recruitment Specialist: Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org at (714) 380-7263

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About American Red Cross

Location:

600 Parkcenter Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92705, US

Mission Statement

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Community
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 Park Center Dr.Santa Ana, CA 92705

(33.75021,-117.83655)
 

SKILLS

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • People Skills
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two (4) or/and (6) hour shifts per month
  • Orientation and training

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