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Volunteers are vital to our life-saving mission. Volunteers play a vital role in maintaining the blood supply for the community. From assisting donors to helping with administrative tasks behind the scenes, volunteers perform a wide range of important roles for Miller-Keystone Blood Center. Make new friends, learn new skills, explore career choices and save lives.


POSITION:
Special Events Volunteer

ACCOUNTABLE TO:
Volunteer Staff

SCHEDULE:
As required by event or special project.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
May include assisting with May fundraising event; helping at information booths throughout the year; making educational presentations for school and youth groups

TRAINING:
Training provided by staff, determined by needs of the project.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a minimum of fourteen (14) years old and willing to complete the required training. Volunteers for May fundraising event must be over twenty-one (21) years of age, due to the serving of alcohol at the event.


POSITION:
Donor Aide – Bethlehem/Allentown/Reading sites

SCHEDULE:
Shifts are varied each day with most shifts being three to four hours in length. Some people prefer to have a regular weekly/monthly shift while others prefer to be on call.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Donor Aide at our fixed sites will:
• Chat with donors to make the donation time a pleasant experience
• Handle tubes of blood collected from donors seal blood packs
• Deliver blood packs to the component room or refrigerator
• Alert and assist the collections staff in case of donor reaction

TRAINING:
Orientation and training provided by staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a minimum of fourteen (14) years old and willing to complete the required orientation and training.

POSITION:
Donor Aide – Bloodmobiles

SCHEDULE:
Start times will vary according to the mobile destination site and the length of the mobile. Bloodmobiles usually vary in length from four to eight hours.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bloodmobile donor aids:
• Chat with donors to make the donation time a pleasant experience
• Handle tubes of blood collected from donors
• Alert and assist the collections staff in case of donor reaction.

TRAINING:
Orientation and training provided by staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a minimum of fourteen (14) years old and willing to complete the required orientation and training.


POSITION:
Telerecruitment Reminder Caller – Bethlehem/Reading

SCHEDULE:
Two hours shifts preferably between:

Monday – Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday begins 9:30 AM

RESPONSIBILITIES:
In order to assure a steady blood supply, all donations are made on an appointment basis. The Telerecruitment Reminder Caller calls donors to remind them of their appointments.

TRAINING:
Orientation and training provided by staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a minimum of fourteen (14) years old and willing to complete the required training.

POSITION:
Office Support

ACCOUNTABLE TO:
Volunteer Staff

SCHEDULE:
Two to four-hour shifts. Times are flexible during the work week.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The office support volunteers:
• prepare mailings for Blood Center.
• assist with copying
• other duties as requested

TRAINING:
Orientation and training provided by staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a minimum of fourteen (14) years old and willing to complete the required training.

POSITION:
Canteen Attendant – Fixed Sites & Bloodmobiles

SCHEDULE:
Shifts are varied each day with most shifts being three to four hours in length. Some people prefer to have a regular weekly/monthly shift while others prefer to be on call. Bloodmobiles have variable times.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Blood Center requests that each donor remain on the premises for a minimum of ten (10) minutes after donation to receive refreshments and to ensure they feel fine.

The canteen attendant will be expected to:
• create a pleasant, informal atmosphere for the donor
• offer the donor a snack and a variety of beverages
• watch the donor for post-donation reactions and alert staff of any difficulties

TRAINING:
Orientation and training provided by staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a minimum of fourteen (14) years old and willing to complete the required orientation and training.

 


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