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Blood Services Transportation Team Lead

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American Red Cross, Riverside County Chapter

  • 6 people are interested
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Supervise and support the volunteer team who delivers blood to or from hospitals, labs, and both mobile and fixed site blood drives.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Volunteer Leads, Transportation Specialists, Volunteer Trainers, and Volunteer Dispatcher/Admin in the Transportation Program
  • Onboard, direct and assist volunteers to perform transportation work throughout the region
  • Ensure volunteer drivers are scheduled and data is captured in Driver Manifests, logs and Volunteer Connection
  • Communicate and share feedback between Red Cross personnel and hospital customers
  • Meet Red Cross fleet policies and standards
  • Train, direct, and assist volunteers to perform transportation work throughout the region
  • May distribute blood to area hospitals as routine or "stat" deliveries; transport blood and blood products from blood collection sites to the laboratory for processing; pick up and return boxes as needed; complete required paperwork and obtain signatures. Drive in a safe and responsible manner and provide strong customer service at all times.
  • Advise regional Distribution team of process improvements needed; suggest improvements to Transportation Coordinator
  • May recruit and coordinate the work of volunteer steering committees
  • Manage process for approved new volunteers (i.e., initial call to volunteer, setting up time for on-the-job training, fuel pin, badge, etc.). Provide volunteer with introduction to department, team, supervisor, giving tour, etc.

Support day-to-day work of volunteer (i.e. schedule shifts, handing out keys, answering calls from volunteers, discussing schedule for day with volunteer, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Current driver's license and ability to clear a Motor Vehicle check - required
  • Ability to work with a range of staff members and volunteers throughout the state - required
  • Logistical skills - preferred
  • Attention to detail and deadlines - required
  • Good oral communication, friendly, customer service skills, and the ability to relate effectively to people of diverse backgrounds and education levels - required
  • Supervisory skills and experience - required
  • Comfort with computers and ability to enter basic information in database - required
Training will be provided by the American Red Cross.

If interested in volunteering, please contact Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, Kori Ahola at Kori.Ahola@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross, Riverside County Chapter

Location:

6235 River Crest Drive, Suite A, Riverside, CA 92507, 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

he 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.

Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine

WHEN

Fri Jul 24, 2020 - Thu Oct 22, 2020

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Program Management
  • Management
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10+hours/week Preferred: 1-year commitment; renewable

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