Community Volunteer Program

Purpose
Volunteers support the Carter BloodCare mission through community outreach activities such as health fairs, chamber events, community events and other opportunities where the mission can be shared. Volunteers also collect leads for blood drives and recruit donors by educating people about blood donation and where to give.

Carter BloodCare Volunteer Requirements
  • Commit to sign up for volunteer events at least once a month
  • Attend an orientation and training session at the Bedford Office
  • Complete an application and agree to a background check
  • Attend quarterly volunteer meetings
  • Submit event surveys and volunteer hours immediately after event

Carter BloodCare Volunteer Opportunities
*We do not offer phlebotomy volunteer opportunities*
Blood Drive Assistant
Responsibilities: Recruit donors for mobile drives, staff information table, check in donors, walk donors to screening and/or refreshment area and issue giveaways as needed.
Qualifications: Be comfortable engaging people about blood donation. Friendly, outgoing personality along with strong customer service skills is essential.
Refreshment Attendant
Responsibilities: Monitor refreshment area at assigned drives, observe donors for reactions and serve light refreshments post-donation, speak about Great Partners Rewards and current promotions.
Qualifications: Familiarity with donor promotions and Great Partners Rewards and comfortable explaining the details to donors. Should be able to identify possible reactions and quickly alert staff for assistance.
Office Projects
Responsibilities: Assist with filing, stuffing envelopes, folding T-shirts, assembling binders, creating spreadsheets, organizing storage areas, and other duties.
Qualifications: Should be detail oriented and possess basic Word and Excel knowledge. Willing to commute to Bedford, Woodway or Tyler for assignments.
Health Fairs and Community Events
Responsibilities: Staff information table at health fairs and community events educating attendees about blood donation and the need for blood donors, and/or sign up donors for scheduled blood drives.
Qualifications: Friendly, outgoing personality a must and comfortable working with others or independently. Able to comprehend Carter BloodCare printed materials.
Carter BloodCare Events
Responsibilities: Assist with event set-up or breakdown, packing supplies, guest registration, creating signage or nametags, directing guests and donors or handing out giveaway items.
Qualifications: Must be detailed oriented, a team player and have an outgoing personality.
Chamber Events
Responsibilities: Represent Carter BloodCare at local chamber events and collect blood drive and donor leads.
Qualifications: Must be comfortable speaking in front of groups of people, goal oriented and persuasive.
High School Student Volunteers
Responsibilities: Assist in the refreshment area, recruit and greet donors at inside drives and hand out giveaways as needed.
Qualifications: Be comfortable engaging people about blood donation. Friendly, outgoing personality along with strong customer service skills is essential.
 
If you are ready to become a Carter BloodCare volunteer, please CLICK HERE and complete the online application. A volunteer coordinator will contact you to schedule your orientation and training session.
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