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ORGANIZATION: Vitalant Central Coast California

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Vitalant Needs Volunteers in your 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

  • 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.
  • 18 + Must pass a Criminal Background Check
  • Ability to regularly commit to a schedule, arrive punctually, and adapt to changes.

Please note: We can work with your schedule.

Every day in the U.S., patients in hospitals, surgical centers and emergency treatment facilities need approximately:

  • 29,000 units of red blood cells
  • 5,000 units of platelets
  • 6,500 units of plasma

Please contact me with any questions:

Karen Arellano
Volunteer Services Coordinator
karellano-gallegos@vitalant.org

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When you give blood with Vitalant, you have the potential to help hospital patients within your community and, when the need arises, others across the country.

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About Vitalant Central Coast California

Location:

2223 Eastman Ave, STE. A, Ventura, CA 93003, 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
Health & Medicine
Women
Community, Health & Medicine, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Santa Ynez, CA 93460

(34.6267,-120.078)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • minimum once a month

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