Do you enjoy delivering goods? Can you help us transport life-saving blood donations to local hospitals and facilities? We need you!
Responsibilities: · 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.
Time Commitment: At least 1 shift per month. Average shift is 3-4 hours.
Qualifications: ·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
Development Opp: * Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to the community * Validate driving experience for resume * Opportunity to become a volunteer leader
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. Sleeves Up. Heart Open. All In.
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.