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Help the Red Cross Save Lives as a Blood Services Transportation Specialist

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American Red Cross | Clackamas, OR
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American Red Cross


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Published 5 months ago

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Every day, blood donors help patients of all ages: accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those battling cancer. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. 

The Cascades Region holds blood drives all around our community at local businesses, community centers, places of worship, and educational institutions. It is crucial to have volunteer support to ensure that the collections from these locations get to the processing facility, and out to hospitals efficiently.

Volunteers in the Transportation Specialist position will transport life-saving blood products from the Red Cross blood drives in the community, to the processing center for testing. Additional opportunities are available to deliver blood to hospitals on a scheduled basis, or on-call for sudden needs.

Volunteer Responsibilities include:

  • Pick up and return boxes as needed from drives
  • Complete necessary paperwork
  • Driving in a safe and responsible manner

Requirements:

  • Two Shifts per month for six months
  • Good communication skills
  • Clean driving record, access to vehicle and insurance.
  • Comfortable driving in various weather and traffic conditions

Every day, blood donors help patients of all ages: accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those battling cancer. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. 

The Cascades Region holds blood…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided

How to Apply

Volunteers must pass a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Background check (no cost to volunteer). Training will be provided, including defensive driving course.

Volunteers must pass a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Background check (no cost to volunteer). Training will be provided, including defensive driving course.

Location

Clackamas Area

Clackamas, OR

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