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American Red Cross - Cascades Region

The mission of the Red Cross is to alleviate human suffering by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. As a Donor Ambassador, our volunteers ensure that our blood donors have a stellar donation experience, are thanked, and encouraged to return to donate so our communities need for blood products are met.

The Red Cross is responsible for meeting nearly 40% of the nation's blood supply. The need for blood is constant, so to avoid shortages, it is necessary to be consistently collecting donations in all of our communities. With numerous drives happening daily, volunteers are a crucial part of the process.

Red Cross Donor Ambassadors help ensure that we have efficient drives, and donors who feel welcome and appreciated. Our volunteers will help manage the flow of blood donor appointments, schedule walk-ins, assess donor wellness following donation - giving beverages and snacks to recuperate, and most importantly, ensure our donors are thanked and encouraged to return for future appointments.

Interested volunteers can attend a two hour remote training and then will be ready to schedule their first shift!

Drives take place in every county throughout Oregon and SW Washington. Shifts take place every day of the week, generally during business hours (8am-5pm). Shifts are between 4-6 hours depending on location.

Time Commitment:
Minimum 2 shifts per month, certain fixed locations require recurring weekly or alternating weekly shifts.

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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

Clackamas CountyClackamas, OR 97015

(45.41201,-122.54578)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one 4-6 hour shift a month

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