American Red Cross - Ohio Buckeye Region
Blood Donor Ambassador - Sandusky County
Company: American Red Cross - Ohio Buckeye Region
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Location: 1245 Napoleon St, Fremont, OH, 43420
Project Details

If you have a little free time and are a true "people person," the Red Cross has a great volunteer position for you.

Volunteer Blood Donor Ambassadors are in critical need in your area!! Ensure that blood donors have a pleasant and fulfilling experience, from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave. The Red Cross collects and distributes about 40 percent of our nation’s blood supply. When you help create a fulfilling donation experience and encourage donors to make a long-term commitment to regular donations, you improve our ability to meet this critical need.

Responsibilities include:

  • Welcome and greet donors, escort as necessary and assist with intake
  • Confirm donation appointment and have donor sign in using laptop
  • Provide donors with information to read/fill out before giving blood
  • Make reminder call, reschedule donor appointment and perform follow up activities as directed
  • Serve refreshments and talk to donors after their donation
  • Attend to donors in the Hospitality Area, alerting blood drive employees if a donor does not appear to be feeling well or their arm is bleeding
  • Make sure donor information remains confidential
  • Qualifications include:

  • Customer service skills
  • Friendly disposition
  • Punctual and dependable when arriving at assignments
  • Ability to clearly read laptop computer screen and type donor names, as needed
  • Ability to represent the American Red Cross in the community
  • Training is provided at no cost. The Red Cross asks that Blood Donor Ambassadors provide 5-6 hours of service a month.

    If interested you can apply by visiting, https://www.redcross.org/volunteer, scrolling down the page and clicking on the blue "Apply Now" words. Be sure to have a photo ID handy (driver's license, passport or state issued ID), you will have to upload a picture of it to your application. Just follow the directions from there to complete the application and background check.

    If you have questions or need assistance please reach out to Becky Dungee, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist by phone at 614-395-3924 or by email at buckeyevolunteer@redcross.org.

    General requirements

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-6 hours - this is usually the amount of time needed to help at 1 blood drive
  • Reliable transportation to and from the event
  • Category
    Community
    Skills Area
    Customer Service
    Basic Computer Skills
    Multi-Tasking
    People Skills