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

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross, Central Maryland Chapter

Serve as the vital link between our blood donors and those who require the life-saving blood!

Purpose: In a safe and timely manner, transport collected blood and blood products from the Regional Facility at 4700 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD. to hospitals throughout the area, using Red Cross vehicles.

Key Responsibilities:

· Distribute blood to area hospitals as routine or "stat" deliveries

· Transport blood and blood products from blood collection sites to the laboratory for processing

· Pick up and return boxes as needed

· Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures

· Communicate and share feedback between Red Cross personnel and customers

· Drive in a safe and responsible manner

Time Commitment:

· Flexible hours. The minimum commitment is two shifts per month (any day of the week), each shift being 3-6 hours during daytime hours.

· Presently, greatest need is during 5am-11am for volunteers serving 'on-call/stand-by' shifts at the 4700 Mt. Hope Drive facilities.

Qualifications:

· Valid State driver's license - 3 years driving experience

· Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes

· Able to verify safe driving records with state or insurance

· Current car registration and insurance required if using own vehicle

· Experience to demonstrate reliability

· Ability to lift, up to 45 lbs. (for hospital deliveries)

· Successful completion of American Red Cross Defensive Driving Course

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Disaster Relief, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4700 Mount Hope DriveBaltimore, MD 21215

(39.34769,-76.70719)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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