The American Red Cross highly values the opportunity to work with thousands of students each year who serve as a vital part of our lifesaving mission. Whether you are a frequent blood donor, volunteering to host a blood drive, serving as a blood donor ambassador or helping in another capacity to assist with blood donation, you are making a difference by giving someone else a chance at a longer, happier life. That is amazing! Thank you for supporting our lifesaving mission.
Additionally, there are numerous articles and studies that show how volunteering can give you an edge in the job market. This includes building new skills, making new professional contacts, helping fill in your resume and demonstrating your ambition, which impresses employers.
Here are some suggestions for how you can explain the impact of your lifesaving work with the Red Cross on your resume and on LinkedIn or anywhere else that supports your career search. This information is meant to serve as a starting point as you can provide more details that are unique to your contribution.