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Like to Drive and Save Lives? Transport Life-Saving Blood to Patients In Need Cape Girardeau, MO

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas

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Drive while saving lives!
Volunteer to transport life-saving blood using small Red Cross vans to local hospitals for patients in need.

Requirements

  • 18 years or older
  • Valid United States driver’s license
  • Safe driving record
  • Able to lift boxes of up to 45 pounds a short distance
  • Training provided both online courses and hands on with experienced volunteers​​​​​​​
  • Flexible availability
  • Volunteers applying for in-person position assignments require vaccination verification. Instructions to provide information and supporting documentation of vaccination will be provided once you submit your application
  • Volunteer shifts available to choose from:
    • Monday 7:30am - 11:30am -OR -
    • Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pm - OR -
    • Thursday 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • . Poplar Bluff runs on Monday AM and Wednesday with delivery by 9:30am (so they need to be there by 8am or something else?)

    . Poplar Bluff on Thursdays with delivery by 12pm (so they need to be at the office by 10:30am? Or something else?)

To get started, complete your volunteer application at www.redcross.org/volunteer
To schedule a convenient time to discuss any questions by phone: www.calendly.com/kpendleton
Volunteers applying for in-person position assignments require vaccination verification. Instructions to provide information and supporting documentation of vaccination will be provided once you submit your application.

What Our Volunteers Are Saying

  • "When I know there’s a person on the other end waiting for the blood I’m delivering, there’s no feeling like it." ~David W.
  • "I may not have money to give, but I have time." ~Taylor W.
  • "I love being able to pick and choose the times to volunteer. The flexibility makes it so easy." ~Charles T.
  • "I was originally concerned about the lifting since I’m a woman, but I was taught the right way. I absolutely love the feeling of giving back. ~Jean A.

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About American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas

Location:

American Red Cross, 10195 Corporate Square Drive, St. Louis, MO 63132, 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 or through the generosity of blood donors, providing critical blood to people in need, 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Community, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

20 S Mt Auburn Rd, Cape Girardeau, MOCape Girardea, MO 63703

(37.30676,-89.57346)
 

SKILLS

  • Delivery
  • Transportation
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer shifts available to choose from: Monday 7:30am - 11:30am -OR - Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pm - OR - Thursday 10:00am - 2:00pm

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