Blood Services Transportation Specialist
American Red Cross- Eastern North Carolina
Help transport blood and blood products and help save lives! Volunteer to safely transport blood from collection sites to the lab for processing and/or deliver blood or blood products to hospital customers.
- Transport blood from collection site to Red Cross laboratory
·Transport finished blood or blood products to hospital customers as routine or "stat" deliveries.
·Pick up empty boxes from hospitals as necessary.
·Deliver supplies to blood collection sites as needed
·Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures as necessary
·Communicate with Red Cross staff on feedback from customers or any urgent issues.
·Drive in a safe and responsible manner as a representative of the American Red Cross.
Shifts are available 7 days a week during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Days of the week, times during the day, and blood drive locations vary each month. Courier needs are based on the blood drive component pick-up schedule each month. Schedules are shared at least two weeks or more in advance. Couriers may drive up to an hour one way from the Durham site to pick up components from a blood drive.
- Willingness to support the Red Cross mission
·Valid state driver's license and 3 years driving experience
·Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes
·Able to verify safe driving record (MVR)
·Current insurance and state registration required if using own vehicle
·Ability to lift 45 lbs.
·Successful completion of American Red Cross Defensive Driving course upon acceptance in position
How to register: www.redcross.org/volunteer
Search for "Transportation" in the search bar to find positions or email Allison Costanzo at Allison.firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Safety First! Interested in serving to meet essential service needs in the public? Be sure to review the CDC guidance for people who are at higher risk for severe illness, consult your health care provider, and follow local guidance. The number one priority of the American Red Cross is the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, blood donors and recipients, and the people we serve.
About American Red Cross- Eastern North Carolina
100 North Peartree Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610, US
The Red Cross, born of a desire to bring assistance without discrimination to the wounded on the battlefield, endeavors--in its international and national capacity--to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found. Its purpose is to protect life and health and to ensure respect for the human being.
The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as The American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States.