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Strength in Numbers Will Do Life Changing Wonders. Be an American Red Cross Blood Ambassador.

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American Red Cross Pacific Coast Chapter, CA


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Published 3 months ago

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A few hours per week

  1. Help create a positive donation experience at Red Cross blood drives! 
  2. Opportunity: The American Red Cross collects and distributes blood nationally. We offer hope; preventing and saving lives in critical times. We are looking for new volunteers who have like-mind values and a desire to support our Blood Services (Biomedical) Team. 
  3. Skills/Type of Person We are looking for: Someone who finds values in volunteerism! Who enjoy problem solving, and connecting with others! We are also looking for an individuals with non-profit, management or training experience, who may want to help lead a team.  
  4. Roles/Responsibilities: 
  5. Engagement Team Member: Will work with staff to welcome new volunteers and provide training of Red Cross systems, values and Culture. 
  6. Blood Donor Ambassador: Will work 2-3 blood drives per month (across Ventura County) as a greeter. 
  7. Blood Donor Screener: Executing donor temperature screening on potential donors 
  8. prior to their entry into the blood drive. 
  9. This position serves as gatekeeper by providing additional screening the 
  10. Scheduling Assistant: Will make reminder calls to Blood Donor Ambassadors and ensure team members have opportunities to volunteer their time. 
  11. Desire to learn and willingness to support the American Red Cross mission. 
  12. Ability to display the utmost professionalism, respect for diversity and inclusion, and communication skills. 
  13. Time Commitment  
  14. 5-10 hours per month; a few hours per week. You get to create your own schedule; remote and in person opportunities. 
  15. Other Requirements  
  16. Must meet time commitment, and be comfortable going through training program. 

 

  1. Help create a positive donation experience at Red Cross blood drives! 
  2. Opportunity: The American Red Cross collects and distributes blood nationally. We offer hope; preventing and saving lives in critical times. We are looking for new…

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  • On-site Location

Location

Santa Barbara, CA

How to Apply

Volunteer Application Guide

How to become a Red Cross Volunteer

STEP 1 - CREATE A RED CROSS ID

Go to www.redcross.org/volunteer

Click "Find My Volunteer Opportunity”

Recommended: Take the Volunteer Role Finder Quiz Click on "Apply Now" and browse volunteer opportunities Complete the required fields to create your Red Cross ID

               2 - CONFIRM YOUR ACCOUNT

Fill in your contact information and click "Continue to Verify Contact Info" at the bottom of the page.

Choose how you would like to receive your confirmation code: via text or email and click "Send Me the Code".

   3 - POLICY AGREEMENT

Click on each of the four links to the documents to read and agree to Red Cross Policies.

After you complete this step, click the red “Continue to Background Check” button.

 4 - BACKGROUND CHECK

Upload a picture of your valid ID by clicking on the link to upload and select the file from your device. Click the red “Continue to Background Check” button.

Check and click on the links to read the required consent form. Click the red “Authorize Background Check” button.

Enter your Social Security Number in the box that appears, then click "Finish". You will then be brought to the home screen.

  

Once you finish your application, you will be contacted for a “Get to Know You” Interview.

Have Questions?

Contact us at jennifer.samaritan@redcross.org or Or call Jen at 805.350.8364

Volunteer Application Guide

How to become a Red Cross Volunteer

STEP 1 - CREATE A RED CROSS ID

Go to www.redcross.org/volunteer

Click "Find My Volunteer Opportunity”

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