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Be a Blood Donor Ambassador - Volunteer Martinsville area Blood Donor Drives

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN RED CROSS

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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 friendly, customer focused individuals to volunteer at blood drives in your community. Blood Donor Ambassador volunteers will provide help by:

  • Greet donors, explain the donation process as necessary and assist with initial intake and hand offs through the blood donation process
  • Model excellent customer service behaviors.
  • Ensure blood donors have relevant information and that questions are answered appropriately while creating a favorable impression of the blood donation process.
  • Provide customer service to donors in the Hospitality Area by ensuring that each donor is recognized for his/her contribution. Report possible adverse post-donation physical reactions to the collections staff.
  • Set up and maintain cleanliness in Reception and Hospitality Areas, and Donor Areas/Beds as requested
  • Work with collections team supervisor or charge staff to match donor’s blood type with the best product for maximum impact of the donation
  • May make reminder/cancellation calls, re-schedule donor appointments, and perform follow up activities as directed.

2 Shifts

  • 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Donor Ambassadors check people into blood drives, & they also play an important role in monitoring donors after they’ve given blood.
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Donor Ambassadors check people into blood drives, & they also play an important role in monitoring donors after they’ve given blood.
  • 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
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

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

WHERE

Multiple locations Martinsville, VA 24113

(36.680,-79.850)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 to 6 hours a month - once a month

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