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It's Critical!! WE NEED YOU!!! Blood Transportation Team Lead! - Deliver Blood & Save a Life!

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American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

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Did you know you could help save lives by simply delivering blood and blood products from our blood distribution centers to local hospitals and delivering convalescent plasma? Gain valuable training and experience while providing an invaluable service to the community!

It's critical that The American Red Cross needs volunteers to transport blood and blood products in a safe and timely manner. Volunteers are critically needed as COVID-19 cases rise. We need a volunteer to supervise support the volunteer team who delivers blood to or from hospitals, labs, and both mobile and fixed sites blood drives.

Share with your friends & family! It's CRITICAL! We need volunteers as COVID-19 cases rise!

Purpose:
This position supports the Regional Biomedical Services department. This opportunity requires participation in in-person activities and/or performing work in a Red Cross facility.

Supervise and support the volunteer team who delivers blood to or from hospitals, labs, and both mobile and fixed site blood drives.


Responsibilities:
· Supervise Volunteer Leads, Transportation Specialists, Volunteer Trainers, and Volunteer Dispatcher/Admin in the Transportation Program
· Onboard, direct, and assist volunteers to perform transportation work throughout the region
· Ensure volunteer drivers are scheduled and data is captured in Driver Manifests, logs and Volunteer Connection
· Communicate and share feedback between Red Cross personnel and hospital customers
· Meet Red Cross fleet policies and standards · Train, direct, and assist volunteers to perform transportation work throughout the region
· May distribute blood to area hospitals as routine or "stat" deliveries; transport blood and blood products from blood collection sites to the laboratory for processing; pick up and return boxes as needed; complete required paperwork and obtain signatures. Drive in a safe and responsible manner and provide strong customer service at all times.
· Advise regional Distribution team of process improvements needed; suggest improvements to Transportation Coordinator
· May recruit and coordinate the work of volunteer steering committees
· Manage process for approved new volunteers (i.e., the initial call to volunteer, setting up a time for on-the-job training, fuel pin, badge, etc.). Provide the volunteer with an introduction to the department, team, supervisor, giving a tour, etc.
· Support day-to-day work of volunteer (i.e. schedule shifts, handing out keys, answering calls from volunteers, discussing the schedule for the day with a volunteer, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection.
  • Willingness to carry vaccination card to work assignments.
  • Current driver's license and ability to clear a Motor Vehicle check - Required
  • Ability to work with a range of staff members and volunteers throughout the state - Required
  • Logistical skills - Preferred
  • Attention to detail and deadlines - Required
  • Good oral communication, friendly, customer service skills, and the ability to relate effectively to people of diverse backgrounds and education levels - Required
  • Supervisory skills and experience - Required
  • Comfort with computers and ability to enter basic information in database - Required

Time Commitment:
10+ hours/week

Training: We provide all the training!
· 1-2-hour Driver training with Defensive Driving Course and Transportation Specialist Training
· On the Job Training with Transportation Coordinator or Manufacturing Supervisor
· Volunteer Supervisor courses through EDGE

"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY"
#MLK


Sign-up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.

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About American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

Location:

10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, 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

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.

Community
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17199 Yuma St Suite 2Victorville, CA 92395

(34.47301,-117.2875)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation Management
  • Healthcare
  • Delivery

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • Preferred: 1 -year commitment, renewable
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection.

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