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American Red Cross - Greater Carolinas Region

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Year Founded:
1881
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Allison Taylor
Main Address:
2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Volunteer Opportunity:

Transportation Volunteer

Your help is needed! COVID-19 has temporarily disrupted normal life in many communities, but the need for blood hasn’t changed. Volunteers are needed to help deliver lifesaving blood to hospitals in the community!

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. As a volunteer transportation specialist, you can make sure blood is available for patients in need.

View this video to learn more about the position: https://youtu.be/X-hTsLecWDk

Transportation Volunteers:

~ Transport lifesaving blood from the American Red Cross Blood Donation Center to area hospitals.

~ Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to the community.

~ Morning and evening routes are available. Some routes are 3 hours and some routes are 6 hours; Most volunteers drive at least twice a month.*

~ Use of Red Cross owned and branded vehicles for routes.

~ All training is provided free of charge, including CPR/First Aid

~ Defensive Driving Aid training for qualified volunteers.

* Volunteers are especially needed for early morning routes (6:15a-9:30am).

Qualifications:

* Valid state driver’s license

* 3+ years licensed driving experience with clean record

* Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds

Note: Several enhanced protocols have been implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers and general public health.

Learn more and apply online at: redcross.org/deliver

General

Open to
Individual

Skills Needed

No skills required

When

Next occurrence is
Wed, 10/27/2021  
(6:15am - 9:30pm)
Repeats every week until Wed Apr 06 2022.
Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Flexible Timing
Volunteer timing is flexible within the designated time frame, or opportunity can be scheduled directly with nonprofit.

Location Details

Offsite Location
-
Indoor Project
Outdoor Project


American Red Cross Blood Donation Center
2425 Park Road

Charlotte
,
NC
 
28203