Ever wanted to help save a life? This is an amazing volunteer opportunity to deliver life-saving blood to those in need. Be our mission in action by helping others when they need it most.
Blood is needed by patients in hospitals every 2 seconds. To meet this need, the American Red Cross collects, tests, and distributes blood to about 40 hospitals in the Bay Area. Volunteer drivers are needed 7 days/week to make sure this blood gets to patients in need.
As a Driver, you will deliver pre-packaged life-saving blood products from the American Red Cross blood center to hospitals, using a Red Cross-owned vehicle.
Time Commitment: At least 1 shift/month (typical shift is about 4 hours) Shifts are available 7 days/week, in 4-hour blocks of time, mornings, afternoons, evenings
Have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
At least 18 years old
Can lift a box from a vehicle to a hand cart (may weigh up to 45 lbs.)
This is a great opportunity to volunteer with a family member - drivers can be assisted by Navigators, who can ride in the vehicle and assist with directions or in any other way needed. Navigators can be any age 13+. Masks, hand sanitizer, and other sanitary items will be provided for any volunteers. Help is needed now, more than ever, due to COVID-19.
Anyone interested can contact Felicia Woolfolk, at Felicia.Woolfolk@redcross.org or 209-403-7738.
About American Red Cross of Northern California Coastal Region
1663 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, US
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.
Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its 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.