BLOOD DONOR AMBASSADORS -- Apply at www.RedCross.org/volunteer
Red Cross Blood Drive Volunteers Save Lives! Blood drives with volunteers are more successful, run smoother, and collect more blood. This means more birthday parties, more anniversaries, more graduations, and all those celebrations and happy moments in people’s lives... because of you!
Blood Donor Ambassador
- Greet and thank potential donors - Take donor temperatures, observing all established safety protocols - Manage blood drive entrance, registration desk, and reception area ensuring donors are wearing masks and social distancing - Assist each donor with initial intake - Stock and clean hospitality and snack area - Alert professional staff immediately if a donor shows signs of feeling unwell - Exhibit professionalism and good Red Cross customer service skills, including respect, compassion, communication, collaboration, and competence - Gain strong sense of purpose (min. age 16 with parental consent) - HELP SAVE LIVES!!
Once trained, you only sign up for shifts and blood drives that are convenient to you. Most Ambassadors work one or two shifts a month, each shift about 4-5 hours long. Requires customer service, communication, and organization skills along with completion of Red Cross volunteer online application at www.RedCross.org/volunteer, including state background checks, which we'll guide you though at no cost.
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.
The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities -- including:
Biomedical/Blood Services as an Screener, Ambassador or Driver
Disaster Cycle Services as a Responder (locally and/or nationally) or Recovery Caseworker
Emergency Preparedness as a Smoke Alarm Installer or Youth Educator
Service to the Armed Forces
Over 90% of what we do is done and led by amazing Red Cross Volunteers! Join our team. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Help where and when it is needed most. All based on your interests and availability.