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Blood Delivery Driver: Drive Critical/Life saving blood products to Houston Area Hospitals

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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

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Transport blood and blood products throughout the Greater Houston Area. This opportunity is available 7 days a week.

This is a great opportunity for those who want to combine service with some alone time or for couples who would like to volunteer together.

Key Responsibilities
  • Distribute blood to area hospitals as routine or "stat" deliveries
  • Transport blood and blood products from blood collection sites to the laboratory for processing
  • Pick up and return boxes as needed
  • Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures
  • Communicate and share feedback between Red Cross personnel and customers
  • Drive in a safe and responsible manner
Qualifications
  • Willingness to support Red Cross mission
  • Valid state driver’s license - 3 years driving experience
  • Familiarity with geographic area
  • Able to verify safe driving records with state or insurance
  • Experience to demonstrate reliability
  • Ability to lift up to 45 lbs. (for hospital deliveries)
  • Successful completion of American Red Cross Defensive Driving Course (within 6 months of placement)
Time Commitment
  • Volunteer must commit to taking one driving shift per month
  • Length of Time Varies (3hrs-6hrs) based on distance from Headquarters
  • Shifts begin at 6:00PM or 9:30PM
  • Shifts available 7 days a week
To begin your volunteer application: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=1282&h=172&p=122023

2 Shifts

  • evening / 06:00 PM to 09:30 PM
  • 09:00 PM to 12:30 AM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.

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.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

2700 Southwest FreewayHoustonHouston, TX 77098

(29.73155,-95.42036)
 

SKILLS

  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Healthcare
  • Pathology
  • Delivery

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Minimum 2 shifts per month

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