Red Cross is in need of blood drive volunteers

| June 12, 2022

The American Red Cross needs new volunteers to assist at blood drives In Coshocton County. In just a few hours a month you can make an important impact as a blood donor ambassador volunteer. Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one drive per month. Flexible schedules are available. Apply now at www.Redcross.Org/Volunteertoday.

Responsibilities include: Welcome and greet donors, escort as necessary and assist with intake; confirm donation appointment and have donor sign in using a laptop computer; monitor that COVID-19 safety protocols are being followed; provide donors with “that they must know before giving blood” information to read / fill out before giving blood; monitor status of donors, and direct flow of donors; make reminder calls, reschedule donor appointments, and perform follow-up activities as directed; serve refreshments and talk to donors after their donation; attend to donors in the hospitality area, alerting blood drive employees if a donor does not appear to be feeling well or their arm is bleeding; make sure all donor information remains confidential.

Qualifications are: Excellent customer service skills and a friendly disposition; punctual and dependable in arriving for assignments; ability to clearly read a laptop computer screen and enter donor names; ability to represent the American Red Cross in the community; and volunteers should be between the ages of 18 and 90.

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