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Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross Greater PA Region

Do you enjoy road trips and enjoy good music on the open roads while hosting your own car concert ?


If so this volunteer opportunity is a great fit!!! We are looking for a driver who can pick up blood products from our donation centers and deliver them to local hospitals and or our blood donation processing center in Johnstown, PA. Red Cross vehicles are provided. The Red Cross will cover gas and or mileage if you opt to use your own transportation. If you have a friend or spouse that enjoys road trips, they can volunteer with you during the same shifts as a Volunteer Navigator. We encourage friends, spouses, sibling, and roommates to inquire volunteer together with the Red Cross.



Opportunity Detail


Purpose: To transport blood and blood products throughout the region in a safe and timely manner.


Reports To: Blood Services Greater Alleghenies: Biomedical Volunteer Scheduling Specialist II


Responsibilities:

  • Distribute blood to area hospitals as routine
  • 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


Time Commitment: Variable; preferred commitment: 2-4 shifts/month


Qualifications:

  • Willingness to support Red Cross mission
  • Successful completion of background check and motor vehicle report
  • Valid state Driver's License with 3 years driving experience
  • Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes
  • Able to verify safe driving records with state or insurance
  • Current car registration and insurance required if using own vehicle
  • Experience to demonstrate reliability
  • Ability to lift up to 45lbs.
  • Successful completion of American Red Cross Defensive Driving Course


Development Opportunities:

  • Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to the community
  • Validate driving experience for resume
  • Opportunity to become a volunteer leader
  • Training: American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
  • Transportation Specialist Training
  • On the Job training
  • Volunteer

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Beaver, PA 15222

(40.44036,-79.99883)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKENDS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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