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Volunteer Opportunities

River Valley

 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. When you become a Red Cross Volunteer, you are joining a team who truly makes a difference in someone’s life. You have the opportunity to join the more than 400,000 volunteers and 3 million volunteer blood donors who provide lifesaving service to their community!

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.

Click Here to begin your journey as an American Red Cross Volunteer!

 
Put your good organizing skills to use by assisting our various departments with filing, copying and sorting, data entry, reception and general office work. Daytime shifts are available. Attention to detail is required and general knowledge of office machines and computers will be helpful. Learn what it's like to work behind the scenes at the...
The warehouse assistant supports our donor representatives and their outreach efforts. The assistant aids in creating an inventory of our promotional materials, organizing and arranging storage space and moving boxes as necessary. Computer skills are beneficial, but not necessary. The ability to lift 30-40 pounds is required.
Drivers serve the Red Cross by transporting blood, plasma, and platelets to our hospital partners from our downtown center. Red Cross vehicles and cell phones are provided to volunteer drivers, and a current driver's license is required. Both local routes and regional runs are available. One day of regulatory training is required.
Acts as an ambassador for the American Red Cross by greeting, educating, escorting and serving light refreshments while encouraging blood donors to continue giving the gift of life at local blood drives and donor centers. A variety of shifts are available: days, evenings and weekends. A pleasant attitude, a personal touch and a focus on excellent...