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Red Cross: Volunteer Driver- Deliver Lifesaving Blood to Area Hospitals

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania Region

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Did you know someone in the US needs blood every two seconds? To meet this critical need, the American Red Cross is looking for dependable, safe and courteous drivers to deliver lifesaving blood products. As a Blood Transportation Specialist, you can be the critical link between blood donors and recipients. Volunteers are responsible for regular routes and are on standby for emergency runs.

· 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

Development Opportunities

Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to the community

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

Volunteer. *To learn about volunteer opportunities or to sign up, click the link.*

https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=53288&h=193&p=1864067

Here to help!
Danielle Dietze, Volunteer Services
570-202-7954
danielle.dietze@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania Region

Location:

256 N Sherman St., WilkesBarre, PA 18702, 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.​

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
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Hazleton, PA 18201

(40.9607,-75.9796)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Customer Service
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Sign up for routes! Have a tight schedule? Volunteer for empty box pickups.

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