Deliver the gift of Life! Become a Red Cross Transportation Specialist today!

Published

04/13/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

700 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19123
United States

Description

Deliver the gift of life and explore the Philadelphia area at the same time by becoming a transportation specialist for the Red Cross Donor Center in Philadelphia!


Locations:

Philadelphia Spring Garden Street Blood Donor Center, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter.


Purpose:

Primarily transport blood to area hospitals in Philadelphia or New Jersey using a vehicle from the Red Cross Fleet.


Key Responsibilities:

May occasionally transport blood from blood collection sites to the laboratory for processing or transport supplies to blood drives or fixed sites

Pick up and return empty boxes as needed

Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures

Communicate and share feedback between Red Cross personnel and customers

Drive in a safe and responsible manner

If you and a friend/spouse/family member/etc. want to volunteer together, volunteers can work together with a "navigator" in the co-pilot chair, or drive solo.

Flexible scheduling - shifts are available 24/7


Time Commitment:

Variable; preferred commitment: 2 4-hour shifts/month


Qualifications:

Willingness to support Red Cross Mission

Valid state driver’s license – 3 years driving experience and a clean driving record of at least one year

Professional driving experience is NOT required.

Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.


Training:

Orientation to American Red Cross

Defensive Driving course provided by American Red Cross

Transportation Specialist Training

On the job training


Development Opportunities:

Gain valuable training and experience while providing an invaluable service to the community

Obtain driving experience for resume

Opportunity to become a volunteer leader

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

sean.mckee@redcross.org
http://redcross.org/patransportationspecialists

Sign Up online! If you have any questions, feel free to email:


Volunteer Services Specialist Sean McKee: sean.mckee@redcross.og


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