Blood Donor Ambassador

  • Cumberland, MD, US
  • Frostburg, MD, US
  • Westminster, MD, US
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  • Hagerstown, MD, US
  • Frederick, MD, US
  • Oakland, MD, US
  • Mount Airy, MD, US
  • Grantsville, MD, US

Go to redcross.org/wmd to apply or call Dawn McDonald at 301-739-0717 x210 or email dawn.mcdonald@redcross.org

Responsibilities:

  • Welcome and greet donors, escort as necessary and assist with initial intake and hand offs through the blood donation process
  • Ensure blood donors have relevant information and that questions are answered appropriately
  • Learn and share the Red Cross story, including the mission, vision, and values
  • Create a favorable impression of the Red Cross, and the blood donation process, that will encourage continued support
  • Make reminder calls, re-schedule donor appointments,and perform follow up activities as directed
  • Be available and committed to the volunteer schedule
  • Model excellent customer service behaviors
  • Attend to donors in the Hospitality Area by ensuring that each donor is recognized for his/her contribution
  • Set up and maintain cleanliness in Reception and Hospitality areas
  • Punctual and dependable in arriving for assignment(s)

Time Commitment:

  • Seeking volunteers who have weekday/daytime availability, are available at least two times a month for shift of 3-6 hours, and who can commit to serving 6-12 months.
  • Saturday mornings are also needed in select counties.
  • Sunday hours are not needed.
  • If you are volunteering for Service Learning Hours, you must complete a minimum of 40 hours of volunteer service.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 15 years of age
  • Willingness to support Red Cross mission
  • Ability to display the utmost professionalism and communication skills
  • Extremely comfortable working with people from all walks of life
  • Ability to represent the American Red Cross to the community

Relationships:Biomedical Services Volunteer Management and Team, Collections Supervisor and staff, blood donors

Length of Appointment:Ongoing

Development Opportunities:

  • Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to the community
  • Network and meet new people
  • Develop customer service skills that last a lifetime

Requirements:

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross

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Areas of focus:

  • Hagerstown, MD, US 21740
  • Oakland, MD, US 21550
  • Grantsville, MD, US 21536
  • Frostburg, MD, US 21532
  • Cumberland, MD, US 21502
  • Frederick, MD, US 21701
  • Mount Airy, MD, US 21771
  • Westminster, MD, US 21157
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    Occasional (weekly or monthly)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays Weekends
  • Schedule:

    Flexible schedule

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