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Warehouse Assistant

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American Red Cross - Minnesota Region

Purpose

  • The Warehouse Assistant Volunteer is important to the American Red Cross Blood Services mission by helping to ensure blood drives receive the supplies needed to safely, efficiently and effectively collect blood and blood products.

Responsibilities

  • Open totes, sort all contents into appropriate bins, and discard trash or damaged items. Apply "USE FIRST" stickers to appropriate items.
  • Count and label bins or boxes with correct part number and quantity. Place non-regulated items in correct location according to the Bill of Materials (BOM), and rotate stock as necessary.
  • Sort, organize and count daily production data which may include data entry into an Excel/Access program.
  • Assemble and rebuild blood boxes, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Willingness to support the American Red Cross Mission.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Friendly, courteous and enjoy working cooperatively with other volunteers and staff.
  • Physically able to perform the duties of the position, including frequent standing, walking, sitting, pushing, pulling, bending and stooping. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.
  • Minimum 16 years of age

Training

  • American Red Cross Blood Services Orientation
  • On-the-job Training & Supervisor Approval
  • Understands and is able to follow all policies and procedures regarding Safety and Security, SQIPP and System 13

If you're interested or have questions, please contact Chris Buckley at mndakvolunteer@redcross.org or call 612-871-7676.

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About American Red Cross - Minnesota Region

Location:

1201 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 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's providing care and comfort to one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, an ill or injured service member or veteran, or support to a military family, 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.

Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1990 Christensen AvenueWest Saint Paul, MN 55118

(44.88658,-93.06607)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 4 hours per week for at least 6 months. Available Monday-Friday during business hours.

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