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American Red Cross - Cascades Region

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The Red Cross Biomedical Services program is seeking a Volunteer Administrative Specialist to support the Blood Transportation Program. This role will support our Transportation Program Staff and Volunteers, who ensure that blood products are collected, processed and delivered to local hospitals to meet our communities needs. This role has a tremendous impact in supporting the need for blood throughout our region and beyond.

Volunteers will be working in-person, at the Portland Red Cross Office alongside the Transportation team to perform various administrative tasks to ensure smooth operations. Consider joining a team of compassionate and driven individuals, helping meet the demand for life saving blood products throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Duties

* Perform general office administrative functions
* Draft reports, data entry, etc.
* Assist in scheduling, booking, and communicating
* Maintain excellent organization and presentation of work area
* Call volunteers to assist in filling open driving positions for both blood drives and hospitals.
* Maintain driver manifests.

Qualifications:

* Adaptability to accept direction and work independently and as part of a team
* Professional, clear, and diplomatic communication skills
* Computer skills required (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel)
* Excellent organizational and customer service skills
* Ability to use standard office equipment such as copy machine and phone
* Detail-oriented with the ability to spot errors

Time Commitment:

4 hours per week, during weekday/business hours. Optimum 6-month volunteer commitment.

Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this opportunity.

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About American Red Cross - Cascades Region

Location:

3131 N. Vancouver Ave, Portland, OR 97227, 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 it's 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. The Red Cross workforce is made up of over 90% volunteers, meaning our mission is carried out by community members like yourself.

Community
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3131 N. Vancouver Ave.Portland, OR 97227

(45.54568,-122.66912)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week, during business hours (8am-5pm)

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