Vitalant Las Cruces MN Needs Volunteers! Become a Blood Drive Volunteer!!

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ORGANIZATION: Vitalant Texas

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Vitalant Needs Volunteers in Las Cruces Area!

Help us brighten lives by providing a positive, rewarding experience for donors!
Our organization focuses on providing life-saving blood products to our communities’ hospitals to serve local patients that are undergoing various treatments.

Blood Drive Volunteer Role Description

The Blood Drive Volunteer will help to ensure that blood donors have an exceptional experience in a clean environment from the moment they arrive until the time they leave.

Responsibilities

  • Welcome and check-in donors
  • Provide courteous and friendly communication and assistance to donors and staff
  • Explain the donation process as necessary and answer any questions donors may have
  • Assist with set up and help maintain cleanliness in Reception and Canteen/Hospitality areas
  • Restock canteen/hospitality area and encourage donors to re-hydrate after donation procedure
  • When applicable, may assist staff with reminder/cancellation calls, assist in re-scheduling donor appointments, and perform follow up activities as directed


Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must be 16 or older
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation
  • Display a courteous and friendly demeanor at all times
  • Comfortable working with people from diverse communities and backgrounds
  • Reliable transportation
  • Commit to at least 20 hours per calendar year
  • Training
  • Virtual Vitalant Volunteer Orientation
  • Blood Drive Ambassador Volunteer Role-specific Training

Karen Arellano

Volunteer Services Coordinator

karellano-gallegos@vitalant.org

(325)223-7511

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About Vitalant Texas

Location:

424 S. Mesa Hills Drive, El Paso, TX 79912, US

Mission Statement

Vitalant exists to make a difference in people's lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement.

Description

Vitalant ("Vye-TAL-ent") is the nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood services provider exclusively focused on providing lifesaving blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services for about 900 hospitals and their patients across the U.S. Every day, Vitalant needs to collect about 5,300 blood, platelet and plasma donations to help save lives. For more information and to schedule a donation appointment, visit vitalant.org or call 877-25-VITAL (877-258-4825).

We can't make this happen without the support of our volunteers!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Seniors
Community, Crisis Support, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

P.O. Box 3485Las Cruces, NM 88003

(32.27776,-106.74558)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 Hours per calendar year.

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