Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Be Vital To Life! Volunteers Needed at our Davenport Site to Host Canteen and Thank Donors
Company: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
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Location: 5500 Lakeview Parkway, Davenport, IA, 52807
Project Details

Basic Function: Greet and Thank Donors.Observe them for any sign of reaction. Immediately report any adverse signs to the Charge. Provide refreshments to donors, pre/post donation.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Watch donors for early signs of impending reactions; key signs are: donor looks pale or sweaty, donor feels light headed or dizzy, donor puts head down.
  • In all cases of a reaction, quickly and quietly get the attention of any staff member and stand by the donor to protect from possibly falling.
  • Provide refreshments to donors, pre/post donation. Encourage fluids. (Many donors need refreshments before/after donation to begin replacement of fluids and boost energy.)
  • Keep countertops, tables, and all serving areas clean.
  • Interact with donors and thank them for their donation.
  • Be flexible to other duties as assigned by the Charge.
  • Current Openings are: 1st Monday, 10 am - 1 pm; Every Other Monday, 4 - 7 pm; 3rd, 4th and 5th Tuesday, 10 am - 1 pm; 4th Tuesday, 1 - 4 pm; Every Thursday, 7 - 10 am; Every Thursday, 1 - 3 pm; 1st & 5th Friday, 10 am - 1 pm; 2nd & 4th Friday, 1 - 3 pm; 3rd & 4th Saturday, 7 - 9:30 am or 9:30 am - Noon
  • General requirements

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum - one or 2 shifts per month
  • Time off when needed, Outgoing Personality, Keep careful eye on donors post donation
  • Category
    Community
    Skills Area
    Customer Service
    People Skills
    Public Relations
    Multi-Tasking