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Love to Drive? Put Your Skills to Good Use as a Transportation Specialist w/ the #RedCross

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross

Address: Richmond City,
Richmond, VA 23219

Contact: charles.white6@redcross.org
Charles White
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Transportation Specialist - Hospital Deliveries or Component Pick-up Position Purpose Support blood delivery to or from hospitals, labs, blood banks, and both mobile and fixed site blood drives.

Key Responsibilities:
- Distribute blood to area hospitals as routine or "stat" deliveries.

- Transport blood and blood products from blood collection sites to the laboratory for processing.

- Pick up and return 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 and provide strong customer service at all times.

Time Commitment:

- 3-5-hour shift, minimum 1 shift per month, can be as often as the driver wishes.
- On-call shifts available Qualifications / Requirements
- Requires good oral communication, friendly, customer service skills, and the ability to relate effectively to people of diverse backgrounds and education levels.
- Comfort with computers and ability to enter basic information in database is preferred.

Training Requirements
- 1-2-hour Driver training with Defensive Driving Course,
- On the Job Training with current driver, volunteer or fleet coordinator

Ideal Candidate
- Enjoy driving and cars
- Physically able (lifting requirements)
- Retired drivers (UPS, mail carriers, local delivery, school bus driver)
- Volunteers for other organizations ex Meals on Wheels
- Timely and prompt- Highly self-sufficient and dependable

Please contact me for additional details. Background check and Motor Vehicle Record Check is required (Paid for by the American Red Cross).

Matching Interests: Geared for 50+ volunteers, Requires Physical Ability (for example, lift 50 lbs.), Community, Health & Wellness

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