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Blood Donor Ambassadors Needed: Westchester County, NY!

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American Red Cross - Greater New York Region

  • 8 people are interested
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PLACEMENT PURPOSE
A Donor Ambassador is a blood drive volunteer who provides assistance to blood donors and Blood Services Collection staff at collection sites through the roles of hospitality and reception. The Donor Ambassadors cannot engage in phlebotomy or preform or assist in any medical procedure.

A Donor Screener is a blood drive volunteer who takes the temperature of all those who enter the blood drive and make sure they are well enough to donate blood during the COVID19 pandemic. All appropriate PPE including masks and gloves are provided to the screener.

OPEN TIME DAYS

Flexible.

  • Length of typical Blood Drive - 6 hours (please note the majority of blood drives are doing the weekday and during the day). Blood drives take place at local businesses, schools, community centers, shopping malls etc.

This does not include travel time to and from drive.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has weekday availability and lives in Westchester County, NY

One blood drive shift per month is required to remain an active volunteer in good standing.

REQUIRED TRAINING
  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • Disaster Services: An Overview (Online or classroom) This class is highly recommended but not required.
  • On the job training
  • Volunteer receives Blood Donor Ambassador or Screener guide

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About American Red Cross - Greater New York Region

Location:

520 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019, 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

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Community
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

40 Saw Mill River RoadHawthorne, NY 10532

(41.09335,-73.81461)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Patient Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One blood drive/month (approx 6 hrs)

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