Blood Donor Ambassadors help at blood drives in Blacksburg VA at Kent Square

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN RED CROSS

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Need Blood Donor Ambassadors in Blacksburg VA to help provide excellent and professional customer service in a medical setting and enhance the donor experience. According to the appointment priority system, these volunteers manage the reception process by ensuring each donor is greeted and assisted with initial donor intake.

Location: American Red Cross Donation Center, Kent Square - 250 Main St. Ste 200.

Free garage parking for volunteers.

Volunteer shifts are 7:45 am to 11:45 am, and 11:45 am to 3:45 pm.- Volunteers are needed every day of the week, except Thursday, weekends included.

Minimum requirements:

  • One 4-6-hour shift per month (minimum)
  • Professional, clear, and diplomatic communication skills
  • Comfortable approaching and greeting people

The volunteer process:

The four steps are for onboarding are:

STEP 1

Completing the Volunteer Application form:
The application form is thorough, and we ask you to upload a copy of your driver’s license and enter your SS# for a background check. The covid vaccine card may be uploaded, OR you wear a mask in the donation center instead of a vaccine.

STEP 2: Meet your team - volunteer manager and fellow volunteers

STEP 3: Training and Scheduling: online and onsite - engagement

STEP 4: Stay involved and recognition

Thank you,

Geralynn Trellue

Volunteer Recruitment Specialist - Southwestern Virginia

540.598.1882 cell - Geralynn.Trellue@redcross.org

2 Shifts

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  • Tue Nov 01, 2022 - 11:45 AM to 03:45 PM
  • Tue Nov 01, 2022 - morning / 07:45 AM to 11:45 AM
    Blood donation center open 6 days a week - closed on Thursdays
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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, 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.‚Äč

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine
Community, Emergency & Safety, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Tue Nov 01, 2022 - Mon Jan 30, 2023
07:45 AM - 04:45 PM
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Christiansburg, VA 24073

(37.12985,-80.40894)
 

SKILLS

  • First Aid / CPR
  • EMT
  • Healthcare
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • 4 to 6 hours a month
  • Basic computer skills

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