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Blood Transport Volunteers (Pulaski / Sandy Creek / Altmar / Mexico)

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American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region

Biomed TS Position - Delivery
Volunteers transport lifesaving blood!

Transport life saving blood in the Oswego County area!

As a Blood Transport Volunteer (Transportation Specialist) you play a crucial role in the American Red Cross mission.

With your help, we can succeed in providing lifesaving blood to cancer and transplant patients, premature babies, accident victims, and others who need blood at area hospitals. We depend on you, as part of the team, to provide excellent customer service and ensure reliable and safe transport of our precious cargo!

  • Transport life saving blood from our Blood Drives to our Red Cross laboratory
  • Transport blood and blood products to our community hospitals as routine or "emergency" deliveries
  • Pick up empty boxes from our area hospitals
  • Deliver supplies to support our blood drives
  • Obtain signatures and complete required paperwork
  • Share with Red Cross staff any feedback or any urgent issues
  • Drive in a safe and responsible manner to ensure delivery of this precious cargo
If you love to drive, this is great volunteer opportunity on your own or with a passenger of your choice!

We provide all of the training, materials and the vehicle (gas and tolls provided). We also follow all COVID-19 health and safety regulations.

Join us in helping our communities by transporting life saving blood!

Complete your application today at www.redcross.org/volunteer.

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About American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region

Location:

33 Everett Road, Albany, NY 12205, 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 its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, 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.

Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Pulaski Sandy CreekAltmar MexicoOswego CountyPulaski, NY 13142

(43.56701,-76.1277)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Most of our Blood Transport Volunteers cover one to two 3-8 hour shifts a month. More if you'd like.
  • Minimum age, driving record and background check requirements vary by position.

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