Opportunity Details

Biomedical Donor Ambassadors (Blood Drive Volunteers) needed in Greenwich!

Organization:
American Red Cross-Metro NY North Chapter
Opportunity Categories:
Hospitality and Customer Service, Medical
Time Commitment:
Weekday, Daytime
What we are looking for:
Be the face of the Red Cross at local blood drives!  Volunteers needed to support blood drives in Greenwich, CT Qualifications of a great candidate: • Willingness to support the American 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   Key Responsbilities: • 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 • 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) • Work with collections team supervisor or charge staff to help convert right type donors to power red donations • Responsible to inform donors about Red Cross volunteer opportunities and share recruitment materials Time Committment:   Flexible. Length of typical Blood Drive Shift – 3-4 hours Blood drive hours are primarily between 8:00am and 7:00pm Monday through Friday. There is only an occasional drive on a Saturday. This does not include travel time to and from drive.  One blood drive shift per month is required to remain an active volunteer in good standing.
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