Do you like helping people and saving lives? As a Donor Ambassador to help provide professional customer service in a medical setting to make blood donors feel inspired to return. Bring your welcoming smile to help save lives--support the American Red Cross blood program as a Donor Screener! Provide excellent and enthusiastic customer service to enhance the blood donor experience, executing donor temperature screening on potential donors prior to their entry into the blood drive. Blood drives are held throughout San Bernardino 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.
This position and Temp-taking screening station is part of additional screening the American Red Cross has implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers, and general public health regarding COVID-2019 outbreaks.
Greet donors and model excellent customer service behaviors. Manage donor flow at temp taking the station to ensure only donors passing temp screen are permitted access.
Explain the purpose of temperature screen to donors and ensure they understand the reason for deferral if applicable. Direct donor to next step of donation or options for future donations if deferred.
Blood Donor Screeners will: Use the following supplies -thermometer and probe covers, if applicable -trash basket -gloves -hand sanitizer -Sani-cloths or Cavi-cide Wear gloves at all times and change them between each donor. Use a new probe cover on an electronic thermometer or a new disposable thermometer for each donor. Will not repeat temperatures for any reason. Will insert the thermometer into the donor's mouth, hold the probe, read the temperature, and discard the probe cover or the disposable thermometer. Check to see if the donor's temperature is acceptable. Advise the donor if above 99.5 degrees F to defer from donating on the current day. Will clean the electronic thermometer, probe, and probe wiring between each person with Sani-cloth or Cavi-cide.
Minimum requirements: * Two 5 or 6-hour shifts per month * Able to commit to 3-6 + months
* Must be 18 years or older * Professional, clear and diplomatic communication skills * Punctual and dependable in arriving for shift * Reliable transportation
If interested in volunteering, please contact Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, Juana Zapata at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org
About American Red Cross - San Bernardino County Chapter
10600 N Trademark, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, US
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.
Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. People like you, serving as Blood Services Ambassadors helping to improve a blood donor's experience or serving as a Blood Driver, transporting lifesaving blood and blood product make a difference every day. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406Rancho Cucamonga, CA91730
January 5, 2021
Verbal / Written Communication
At least (2) 5-hour or 6-hour shift per month for 3-6 months.
Daytime and evening availability, Red Cross training, volunteer orientation, and reliable transportation. IMPACT PEOPLES LIVES!!