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Disaster & Emergency Services
Families, Homeless, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender), Low-income communities, Military/Veterans, Offenders/Ex-offenders, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns, Visitors & Travelers, Other

Minimum Age:19+

Blood Services Transportation Services - Hospital Deliveries

Save a life ... be a part of the process...

Becoming a Transportation Specialist with the Red Cross!

Transport life-saving blood and blood products throughout the region to area hospitals in a safe and timely manner.

Responsibilities:
• Distribute blood to area hospitals as routine or "stat" deliveries in Red Cross vehicles
• Pick up empty boxes from the hospitals and return them to our Donor Center
• Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures
• Communicate and share feedback between Red Cross employees and fellow volunteers
• Drive in a safe and responsible manner

Qualifications:
• Willingness to support Red Cross Mission
• Valid state driver's license with 3+ years driving experience
• Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes
• Able to verify safe driving records with state or insurance
• Experience to demonstrate reliability
• Ability to lift up to 40lbs for some deliveries, but will have a dolly

Requirements:
• Orientation to American Red Cross – Get Connected
• Defensive Driving course with on site training with our Transportation Coordinator
• Pass a background check as well as a DMV background check
• Commitment to driving and saving lives while doing so!

Time Commitment:
• Variable BUT preferred commitment 2-4shifts/month (1 per week)
• 3 months with the opportunity to recommit

Development Opportunities
• Gain valuable training and experience while providing an invaluable service to the community
• Validate driving experience for resume
• Opportunity to become a volunteer leader

Become a Red Cross volunteer today by applying online at redcross.org/deliver

or by contacting Sandy Zuiderhoek at
sandy.zuiderhoek@redcross.org

call/text 334-201-1620

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Volunteers needed through 2/1/2019

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Contact Us

HandsOn Birmingham
3600 8th Avenue South
PO BOX 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232
Phone: (205) 251-5849
E-mail:
info@handsonbirmingham.org

 

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