Blood Drive Volunteers (Abington / Cheltenham / Elkins Park / Jenkintown)

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American Red Cross of Southeastern PA

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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 Screener

Greet and thank potential donors
Take donor temperatures observing all established safety protocols
Sanitize entry, registration and hospitality areas
May be asked to help at registration desk
Gain strong sense of purpose

Blood Donor Ambassador

Mange the registration desk and reception area
Assist each donor with initial intake
Staff the hospitality and snack area
Alert 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

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 (including CPR/AED/First Aid) 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

email - ned.bloom(at)redcross.org
cell - 570-417-5608

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About American Red Cross of Southeastern PA

Location:

2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 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 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
  • Logistics
  • Community Outreach
  • Volunteer Services
  • Service to the Armed Forces
  • Administration
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.

Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Abington, Jenkintown, RydalCheltenham, Elkins ParkAbington, PA 19001

SKILLS

  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commitment: 1-2 shifts per month based on your schedule and availability (about 4-5 hours per shift.) Free training provided (including CPR/AED/First Aid) along with masks, gloves and sanitizer.
  • Minimum age and background check requirements vary by position.

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