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Volunteer Drivers Needed to Deliver Lifesaving Blood Products

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AMERICAN RED CROSS

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Are you a dependable, safe and courteous driver who can help us make this important delivery?

Volunteer Transportation Specialists deliver life-saving blood products from Red Cross distribution facilities to hospitals, using a Red Cross-owned vehicle. We need you to commit to 2-4 shifts per month (or more if you can!). Typical shifts are about 4 hours.

You’ll also need to meet these important qualifications:

  • Have a valid state driver's license and proof of insurance
  • Have 3 years driving experience and a clean driving record
  • Can lift up to 45 lbs.
Current Available Shifts are:
  • Monday - Saturdays
  • Local - 7am - 11am
  • Suffolk - 7am - 11am
  • Hampton - 7am -11am
  • Rt.17 - 7am -1:30pm
  • Richmond 2pm - 7pm
On Call Shifts are:
  • 7am-11am - 7 days a week, 1 volunteer requested
  • 8am-12 noon 7 days a week, 1 volunteer requested
  • 12noon - 4pm 7 days a week, 1 volunteer requested
  • 4pm - 8pm - 7 day a week, 1 volunteer requested
You are not required to work all shifts. Schedules are flexible and according to the time available; however, if you sign up for an on call shift, we ask that you commit to the entire shift from start to finish. You are not required to work the same shifts each week; however, if available you are encourage.

After successfully completing the volunteer application and all intake steps to include background check and motor vehicle report the successful candidate would meet at the Norfolk location to pick up a Red Cross vehicle for deliveries.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Anjaly Sukumaran. To learn more and complete the volunteer application, please go to www.redcross.org/deliver.

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, 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.

Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

611 W Brambleton AveNorfolk, VA 23510

(36.85667,-76.30231)
 

SKILLS

  • Delivery
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Background check and Motor Vehicle records check to be paid for by the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross never asks volunteers to pay for anything themselves. Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Red Cross.

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