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Biomedical Transportation Specialist

Volunteer drivers needed to deliver lifesaving blood products to local hospitals.

How does it feel to help save a life? This is your chance to find out! If you have a little free time, love driving, and enjoy meeting new people, the Red Cross has a great volunteer position for you.
About This Position

Are you a dependable, safe and courteous driver who can help us make this important delivery?

Volunteer Transportation Specialists deliver life-saving blood products from Red Cross distribution facilities to hospitals, using a Red Cross-owned vehicle. We need you to commit to 2-4 shifts per month (or more if you can!). Typical shifts are about 4 hours.

You’ll also need to meet these important qualifications:

  • Have a valid state driver's license and proof of insurance
  • Have 3 years driving experience and a clean driving record
  • Can lift up to 45 lbs.
  • To Apply, Follow These Steps:

    1. Click the "Apply Now" button and create a Red Cross ID

    2. Complete all application steps

    3. During application, select “Biomedical Transportation Specialist – Hospital Deliveries”

    *Note: Existing volunteers should login to Volunteer Connection, go to Opportunities page, view all, and select “Biomedical Transportation Specialist – Hospital Deliveries”.

    Why Join Us?

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    Just Ask a Current Volunteer

    “I think it’s your civic duty to try and be as helpful as you can.”

    - James Curtis, Columbia, SC Volunteer

    Why Is This Position So Important?

    The Red Cross collects and distributes about 40% of our nation’s blood supply. When you deliver blood, platelets or other blood products to a hospital, you’re delivering hope to a person when they need it most.

    Each volunteer shift you take is another opportunity to help save a life.