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Blood Drive Donor Ambassador

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The American Red Cross of Western New York


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Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per month

Blood Drive Donor Ambassador

Help us keep blood drives running smoothly and prevent a blood shortage!

Blood Drive Donor Ambassadors provide excellent and enthusiastic customer service and enhance the donor experience. Each blood donor deserves to be treated as an honored guest! Engage with donors to make the donation experience fulfilling and set the stage for a long-term commitment to regular blood donations.

Within a COVID-19 environment, Blood Drive Donor Ambassadors also serve the critical role of protecting the health and safety of donors and staff by managing donor temperature checks and maintaining the cleanliness of donor waiting areas. Volunteers are asked to wear PPE, and are provided with appropriate equipment during their shift(s).

*This position is needed for blood drives all over WNY, including in Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus Counties!*

***When considering volunteering, please review the risk guidance provided by the CDC, local government and your healthcare provider.

Qualifications:

  • Background check
  • Must be at least 16 (with parental permission provided for ages 16-17)
  • Online and in-person training (provided by the American Red Cross for free)
  • Willing and able to volunteer in-person at area blood drives 
  • Basic computer navigation skills

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Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Buffalo, NY

How to Apply

If you’d like to browse other volunteer opportunities with the American Red Cross, follow these steps:

  1. Click the following link: www.redcross.org/volunteer 
  2. Scroll down until you see the red button marked “Find My Volunteer Opportunity”
  3. From this screen you can choose to “Search by Keyword or Title,” “Take a Short Quiz to Find Your Perfect Role,” or “Browse Volunteer Positions”
  4. After browsing a few position descriptions, select “Apply Now” for the position you are interested in. This will redirect you to our “Single Sign On” page, where you will be asked to create your username (your email address) and password under the “Create a Red Cross ID” section.
  5. Once your account is created, you can complete the remaining volunteer application steps. The system will lead you through these steps: “Read and Agree to Red Cross Policies,” “Upload Photo ID,” “Submit Your Background Check,” etc.

If you’d like to browse other volunteer opportunities with the American Red Cross, follow these steps:

  1. Click the following link: www.redcross.org/volunteer 
  2. Scroll down until you see…

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