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Give The Gift Of Time! Seeking Blood Transportation Volunteer (Overnight Shift)

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American Red Cross of Northern New England

As a Blood Transportation Specialist, you will play an important role in safely transporting blood from collection sites to the lab for processing. Can you help?

Responsibilities:
· Transport blood from collection site (Burlington, VT) to Red Cross laboratory (Dedham,MA)
·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.

Time Commitment:
At least 1 shift per week. The average shift is 8 hours.

Qualifications:
·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)
·Ability to lift 45 lbs.
·Successful completion of American Red Cross Defensive Driving course upon acceptance in position

Length of Apptmt: 6 months, renewable

Development Opp:
* Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to the community
* Validate driving experience for resume
* Opportunity to become a volunteer leader

Interested? Sign up today at redcross.org/volunteer.

The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully committed to diversity and inclusion by creating and maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and volunteers who reflect all communities we serve.

Our need for volunteers is constant and our guidelines reflect the latest CDC safety recommendations and follow the national and local government laws. COVID-19 vaccination is strongly encouraged and is required for in-person volunteer roles.

1 Shift

  • 09:45 PM to 05:45 AM
    2 overnight shifts per week
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About American Red Cross of Northern New England

Location:

32 North Prospect, Burlington, VT 05401, 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.​ Sleeves Up. Heart Open. All In.

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.

Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

32 North ProspectBurlingtonBurlington, VT 05401

(44.48149,-73.20036)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Delivery
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per week
  • Sign up at redcross.org

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