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Blood Drive Volunteer - Haywood County

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American Red Cross

Blood Drive Volunteers

Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood and one blood donation can save up to 3 lives. Help and support lives in North Carolina. Volunteer to support blood drives in your community.

  • Warmly greet donors and assist with registration in reception area
  • Model excellent customer service behaviors, ensure blood donors have relevant information, and that all questions are answered appropriately
  • Assist in the canteen area, manage the cleanliness in reception and hospitality areas, thank donors for their contribution, and alert staff immediately if a donor shows signs of feeling unwell
  • Inform donors of current and upcoming donation promotions, make reminder/cancellation calls, re-schedule donor appointments, and perform follow up activities as directed
  • If age 18 or older, volunteers will assist in prescreening and take temperatures of all donors before they enter the blood drive

This position is flexible as volunteers can sign up for shifts online that work their schedule!

***Several enhanced blood donations protocols including PPE and social distancing have been implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers and general public health.***

Interested in volunteering?

  • If you are age 18 or older, please apply using the following link for an expedited application process: https://tinyurl.com/BloodDonorAmbassadorVolunteer
  • If you are age 16-17, please apply by visiting: redcross.org/volunteer

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About American Red Cross

Location:

100 Edgewood Road, Asheville, NC 28804, 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.

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.

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

The Community of Haywood CountyWaynesville, NC 28738

(35.480,-83.000)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • One 5-6 hour shift per month. 6 month commitment.
  • • Passion for the Red Cross mission and the community • Demonstrated interest in promoting volunteerism • A natural ‘connector’; able to connect the community needs with American Red Cross

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