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Urgent need in Omaha NE area! Be a hero and deliver life-saving blood to area hospitals!

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross of Nebraska and Iowa

Transportation Specialist!

Key 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.

Time Commitment

Preferred commitment: 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. Minimum Commitment of 6 months with opportunity to renew.

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)
  • Current insurance and state registration required if using own vehicle
  • Ability to lift 45 lbs. Successful completion of American Red Cross Defensive Driving course upon acceptance in position
  • Successful completion of American Red Cross Transportation Specialist Training and Defensive Driving course upon acceptance in position, required

· Volunteers who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 may participate in Red Cross events as long as they wear a mask. All volunteers, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a mask if requested by a client. Masks will be provided at each event.

· For more information or to apply go to: https://www.redcross.org/volunteertoday

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Immigrants & Refugees
Veterans & Military Families
Disaster Relief, Immigrants & Refugees, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3838 Dewey AvenueOmaha, NE 68105

(41.25649,-95.97166)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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