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Blood Donor Ambassadors - Virginia Beach

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AMERICAN RED CROSS

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The American Red Cross is in Need of Blood Donor Ambassador to fulfill a Critical Role. This Role is directly responsible for ensuring the safety of out Blood Donors, Blood Supply, and Staff at our facilities.

  • Greet donors, explain the donation process as necessary and assist with initial intake and hand offs through the blood donation process
  • Manage donor flow at temp taking station to ensure only donors passing temp screen are permitted
  • access.
  • Explain purpose of temperature screen to donors and ensure they understand reason for deferral if
  • applicable.
  • Direct donor to next step of donation or options for future donations if deferred.
  • Model excellent customer service behaviors.
  • Ensure blood donors have relevant information and that questions are answered appropriately while creating a favorable impression of the blood donation process.
  • Learn and share the Red Cross story, including the mission, vision, and values
  • Provide customer service to donors in the Hospitality Area by ensuring that each donor is recognized for his/her contribution. Report possible adverse post-donation physical reactions to the collections staff.
  • Set up and maintain cleanliness in Reception and Hospitality Areas, and Donor Areas/Beds as requested
  • Work with collections team supervisor or charge staff to match donor’s blood type with the best product for maximum impact
  • Responsible to inform donors of current and upcoming donation promotions
  • May make reminder/cancellation calls, re-schedule donor appointments, and perform follow up activities as directed
Please help and apply directly at: http://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=intake&entry_point_id=37&entry_point_type=global_entry_point or go to redcross.org/volunteertoday.

Your help is needed now and we cannot do it without you. Thank you for reading and considering this rewarding and valuable position.

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, 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.‚Äč

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.

Community
Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4554 Virginia Beach BlvdVirginia Beach, VA 23462

(36.8458,-76.13394)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 shift per month shifts can be 4.5 to 6.0 hours in length. You pick your shift based on your availability.

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