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Red Cross- Help us make our blood drives feel safe and our donors right at home! - Orleans County

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American Red Cross of Northern New England

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Apply at redcross.org/volunteer


Every year, 4.5 million Americans need to go through a blood transfusion; which means doctors need to have a lot of blood in the bank! By creating a friendly, kind, and welcoming environment for blood donors, volunteers like yourself make it possible for these transfusions to happen.

A 5 hour shift per month is the minimum requirement.


Responsibilities:

Make donors feel safe and welcome. Greet them, answer any questions or concerns they have for the donation process. Explain further on any given topic when necessary.

Check and manage the temperatures of donors, explain the reasoning and why they are being deferred when applicable.

Show patience and understanding to donors. Direct them to next steps of donation or options for future donations if deterred.

Share with donors the Red Cross story, mission, vision, and values to help give them a better understanding of their impact.

Provide care to donors in Hospitality Area; make sure they are recognized for their contribution. Question for and report possible adverse post-donation physical reactions to collections staff.
Help uphold COVID-19 safety protocols (social distancing, masks, cleanliness, etc.) during their visit as to provide maximum safety to others health.


Apply at redcross.org/volunteer

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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.​ 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.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Orleans CountyNewport, VT 05855

(44.93644,-72.2051)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Customer Service
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A 5 hour shift per month is the minimum requirement. 
  • Apply at redcross.org/volunteer!

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