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Blood Transport Volunteers (Wilkes-Barre General VA)

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American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

  • 1 person is interested
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Help deliver life saving blood!

Responsibilities:

Transport finished blood or blood products to hospital customers as routine or "stat" deliveries.

Some of the hospitals we deliver to:

Pocono Medical Center

Wilkes-Barre General VA

Regional Hospital in Scranton, PA

Moses Taylor

Wilkes-Barre General in Williamsport


·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.

Development Opportunities:

* Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to the community
* Validate driving experience for resume
* Opportunity to become a volunteer leader

Qualifications:

Available for morning shifts, 6:30 am, 7 am or 7:30 am

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

Following CDC Guidelines

3 Shifts

  • morning / 06:30 AM to 11:45 AM
    End time varies on drive completion
  • morning / 07:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    End time varies on drive completion
  • morning / 07:30 AM to 11:45 AM
    End time varies on drive completion
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

Location:

701 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601, 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 exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas:
Disaster Relief
Supporting America's Military Families
Collect lifesaving blood
Health and Safety
International Services

Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

Wilkes-Barre General VAWilkes-Barre, PA 18711

(41.248,-75.881)
 

SKILLS

  • Truck Driving
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Available for morning shifts, 6:30 am, 7 am or 7:30 am
  • Minimum age and background check requirements vary by position

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