•Welcome and check-in donors •Explain the donation process and answer any questions •Manage donor flow •Provide courteous communication and assistance to donors and staff •Assist with set up and help maintain cleanliness in Reception and Canteen/Hospitality areas •Report possible adverse post-donation, physical reactions to staff
Use your professional skills and knowledge on an as-needed basis to provide much-needed skills such as reading and writing in multiple languages, graphic design, photography, and more.
Help facilitate wish experiences for non-English-speaking families. Translators may attend wish discovery visits and assist with phone calls, but they are not directly involved in planning wishes.
Work with a partner to meet with wish kids and their families to start them on their wish discovery journey and then continue being that constant connection to Make-A-Wish during this magical process.
Open to wish alumni and their families, represent Make-A-Wish at a number of external outreach and fundraising events to share your wish experience.
Assist with various projects at our chapter offices, including phone calls, mailings and research.
Fulfill various volunteer roles at special events throughout the year.
Attend various outreach events to highlight and represent the mission in order to increase awareness and support.
Vitalant’s donation centers and blood drives have a refreshment area, also called a canteen. Volunteers manage the area, monitoring donor safety by making sure each donor stays for 15 minutes and enjoys a snack and drink to help replace lost fluids. Most importantly, volunteers make our donors feel appreciated by thanking them for transforming patients’…
Some of our locations use volunteer drivers to pick up and deliver blood products.