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 - HELP SAVE LIVES!!
Blood Transportation Specialist (Driver)
- Deliver the gift of life! - Transport blood and related products from area blood drives to Philadelphia-based lab and/or from Philadelphia lab to area hospitals - Use a Red Cross branded vehicle or your own vehicle (reimbursement available) - Requires 3+ years clean driving record, proof of insurance and ability to lift up to 45 pounds
Commitment: 1-2 shifts per month based on your schedule and availability (about 4-5 hours per shift.) Free training provided along with masks, gloves and sanitizer.
Locations: Varies throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania (mobile drives) and/or fixed donation sites in Center City Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia, Willow Grove (Montgomery County) or West Chester (Chester County.)
Apply online at www.redcross.org/volunteer or contact your local Red Cross Volunteer Services Representative
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.