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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN RED CROSS

A Blood Transportation Specialist Volunteer transports blood from collection sites to the lab for processing and/or deliver blood or blood products to hospital customers.

General responsibilities:

  • Transport blood from collection site to Red Cross laboratory.
  • 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.

Minimum requirements:

  • 2-4 shifts/month for a minimum of 6 months. Shifts are generally 4 hours each and are variable per site in the daytime, evening and weekends.

2 Shifts

  • morning / 07:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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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
Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety
Community, Crisis Support, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Daleville, VA 24083

(37.40479,-79.92487)
 

SKILLS

  • EMT
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Inventory Management
  • Disaster Response
  • Delivery
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two shifts - 4 to 6 hours a month

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