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Norfolk - Transport Life Saving Blood to Local Hospitals

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN RED CROSS

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Volunteer Drivers Needed to Deliver Lifesaving Blood Products to Local Hospitals

How does it feel to help save a life? This is your chance to find out! If you have a little free time, love driving, and enjoy meeting new people, the Red Cross has a great volunteer position for you.

About This Position

Are you a dependable, safe and courteous driver who can help us make this important delivery?

Volunteer Transportation Specialists deliver life-saving blood products from Red Cross distribution facilities to hospitals, using a Red Cross-owned vehicle. Volunteers should be able to commit to 2-4 shifts per month, before applying (or more if you can!). Typical shifts are about 4 hours.

You’ll also need to meet these important qualifications:

  • Have a valid state driver's license and proof of insurance
  • Have 3 years driving experience and a clean driving record
  • Can lift up to 45 lbs.

If interested express interest below. Further instructions will be provided.

The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully committed to diversity and inclusion by creating and maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and volunteers who reflect all communities we serve; by cultivating a collaborative, inclusive and respectful work environment that empowers all contributors; and by leveraging diverse partnerships - all of which helps to ensure culturally competent service delivery supported by effective community leadership and engagement.

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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
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine
Community, Emergency & Safety, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Norfolk, VA 23504

(36.85374,-76.26529)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Delivery
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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