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American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania Region

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Help deliver life saving blood!

Responsibilities:

Some of the hospitals we deliver to locally:

Pocono Medical Center

Wilkes-Barre General VA

Regional Hospital in Scranton, PA

Moses Taylor

Wilkes-Barre General in Williamsport

· Transport blood from collection site to Red Cross laboratory
·Transport finished blood or blood products to hospital customers as routine or "stat" deliveries.
·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

https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=1250&h=193&p=994739

3 Shifts

  • morning / 06:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Approximately 4 hours each shift, depending on travel
  • morning / 07:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Approximately 4 hours each shift, depending on travel
  • morning / 07:30 AM to 11:45 AM
    Approximately 4 hours each shift, depending on travel
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania Region

Location:

256 N Sherman St., WilkesBarre, PA 18702, 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, 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

WHEN

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

WHERE

29 New Commerce BlvdAshley, PA 18706

(41.2119,-75.93317)
 

SKILLS

  • 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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