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Red Cross Blood Drive Volunteer (South Orange County)

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American Red Cross

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Do you like helping people and saving lives? As a Blood Donor Ambassador (aka Blood Drive volunteer) you help provide professional customer service in a medical setting to make blood donors feel inspired to return. Help check-in blood donors, coordinate new appointments, answer FAQ and distribute snacks to blood donors. Blood drives are held throughout Orange County. Volunteer hours accumulated can be used to satisfy applicable class prerequisites, strengthen your skills, learn new skills or potentially lead to a recommendation letter resource. *Volunteers will have access to an online calendar and can schedule themselves for the shifts and locations of choice.

Responsibilities:

* Greet blood donors and help donors check-in using our tablets or laptops

* Engage and socialize with blood donors to inspire future blood donations

* Help answer FAQ about blood donations

* Manage donor flow at temperature taking the station to ensure only donors passing temp screen are permitted access.

* Explain the purpose of temperature screen to donors and ensure they understand the reason for deferral if applicable. Direct donor to next step of donation or options for future do-nations if deferred.

* Manage the hospitality experience by offering refreshments to donors, thanking them for their contribution, and alerting staff immediately if a donor shows signs of feeling unwell

Minimum requirements:

* Able to commit to 6 months

*Two 4 or/and 6 hour shifts per month

*Volunteer Locations available in all Orange County

* Professional, clear and diplomatic communication skills

* Punctual and dependable in arriving for shift

* Reliable transportation

*Important information*

Volunteer time shifts are broken down into THESE 4 hour and 6 hour time frames:

7 AM - 11 AM

1 PM - 7 PM

2 PM- 6 PM

11:30 AM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Email, Call or Text Karla Legorreta, Recruitment Specialist: Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org at (714) 380-7263

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About American Red Cross

Location:

600 Parkcenter Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92705, US

Mission Statement

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Community
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

22971 Mill Creek DrLaguna Hills, CA 92653

(33.62869,-117.73537)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • * Able to commit to 6 months , Two 4 or/and 6 hour shifts per month
  • 30 minute online orientation/training course

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