Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region
The American Red Cross needs you to help fulfill its mission to provide the safest, most reliable, cost effective blood to the American people through voluntary blood donations. Each year more than one million Americans join with the American Red Cross to provide vital services to our community through volunteer work. When you become a Red Cross Volunteer, you are part of a group of people that truly makes a difference in someone’s life.
People tell us what they like best about being a Red Cross volunteer is that they...
- enjoy helping those who help save lives by giving blood.
- feel good about giving back to their community.
- build skills to enhance their resume or school applications.
- make new friends and network.
- gain community service credit for their school or club.
There are many ways to help! Some of our most popular volunteer opportunities include
Blood Service Volunteer
Blood Service Volunteers help to ensure every blood donor has a positive experience so they will return to save another life. In this role you are an essential blood drive team member. Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age. Click here for more information.
Every 2 seconds someone in the United States needs blood. Transportation Specialists transport life-saving blood from local blood drives to the Red Cross center in Philadelphia for testing and processing. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. Click here for more information.
Have you or someone you loved benefited from the use of blood or blood products?
We are always looking for individuals who are willing to share their personal story to join our Speakers Bureau. The Speakers Bureau is a great way to help the Red Cross educate the community about why donating blood is so important.