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American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties

  • 31 people are interested
A volunteer-powered organization.

Help Save Lives by supporting San Diego area Blood Drives!

What is a Blood Donor Ambassador (aka Blood Drive volunteer)

Help provide professional customer service in a medical setting to make blood donors feel inspired to return. Blood drives are held throughout San Diego 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.

Volunteers have access to an online calendar and can schedule themselves for the shifts and locations of choice.


  • Public health protocols (masks, sanitizing, and social distancing) in place to ensure your safety during COVID-19!
  • 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 station to ensure only donors passing temp screen are permitted access.
  • Explain the purpose of temperature screening 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 minimum, preferably longer.
  • 1-2 shifts per month, each shift is 6 hours long.
  • Weekday availability is a MUST. Weekend shifts are currently all filled.
  • Blood drive locations vary across San Diego County
  • Punctual and dependable in arriving for shift is a MUST
  • Reliable transportation to and from blood drive
Please apply online at www.redcross.org/volunteer

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About American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties


3950 Calle Fortunada, San Diego, CA 92123, 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.


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, veteran, or support to a military family member. Our vital work is made possible by volunteers like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

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We'll work with your schedule.


Blood Drives Across San Diego CountySan Diego, CA 92123






  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 hours per month (1 blood drive shift), minimum 6 months.
  • Please apply through this link: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=intake&organization_id=4998

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