Did you know someone in the US needs blood every two seconds? To meet this critical need, the American Red Cross is looking for dependable, safe and courteous drivers to deliver lifesaving blood products. As a Blood Transportation Specialist, you can be the critical link between blood donors and recipients. Volunteers are responsible for regular routes and are on standby for emergency runs.
Transport blood from collection site to Red Cross laboratory
Transport finished blood or blood products to hospital customers as routine or "stat" deliveries.
Pick up empty boxes from hospitals as necessary.
Deliver supplies to blood collection sites as needed
Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures as necessary
Communicate with Red Cross staff on feedback from customers or any urgent issues.
Drive in a safe and responsible manner as a representative of the American Red Cross.
Preferred commitment: 2-4 shifts/month for a minimum of 6 months. Shifts are generally 4 hours each and are variable per site in the daytime, evening and weekends. Early morning availability a plus.
Willingness to support the Red Cross mission
Valid state driver's license and 3 years driving experience
Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes
Able to verify safe driving record (MVR)
Current insurance and state registration required if using own vehicle
Ability to lift 45 lbs.
Successful completion of American Red Cross Defensive Driving course upon acceptance in position
Length of Appointment:
Minimum Commitment of 6 months with encouragement to continue on