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Red Cross Blood Donor Ambassador - Washington County

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American Red Cross of Northern New England

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Help the Red Cross save lives by being a Blood Donor Ambassador

Apply at redcross.org/volunteertoday

Purpose:

Donating blood saves lives for those who have been in an accident, in need of surgery or a transfusion. In order to keep up with demand, the Red Cross needs 13,000 donations a day!! We need volunteers to make these blood drives a success.

Responsibilities:

Greet donors, explain the donation process as necessary and assist with initial intake and hand offs through the blood donation process

Manage donor flow at temp taking station to ensure only donors passing temp screen are permitted access. Explain purpose of temperature screen to donors and ensure they understand reason for deferral if applicable

Direct donor to next step of donation or options for future donations if deferred. Model excellent customer service behaviors

Ensure blood donors have relevant information and that questions are answered appropriately while creating a favorable impression of the blood donation process

Learn and share the Red Cross story, including the mission, vision, and values

Provide customer service to donors in the Hospitality Area by ensuring that each donor is recognized for his/her contribution

Report possible adverse post-donation physical reactions to the collections staff

Set up and maintain cleanliness in Reception and Hospitality Areas, and Donor Areas/Beds as requested

Work with collections team supervisor or charge staff to match donor’s blood type with the best product for maximum impact Responsible to inform donors of current and upcoming donation promotions

May make reminder/cancellation calls, re-schedule donor appointments, and perform follow up activities as directed

Time Commitment:

Must be able to commit to a minimum of one 5 Hour Shift per month. Blood Drives are generally held on weekdays Monday-Friday(s) with the occasional Saturday/Sunday(s) between the hours 8am - 7pm. Volunteers are required to sign up for one shift per month, that would typically consist of your monthly hour commitment.

Apply at redcross.org/volunteertoday

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About American Red Cross of Northern New England

Location:

32 North Prospect, Burlington, VT 05401, 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.‚Äč Sleeves Up. Heart Open. All In.

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

Washington County VermontMontpelier, VT 05601

(44.26064,-72.5778)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of 1 five hour shift each month.
  • Apply at redcross.org/volunteer.

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