Media contact: Cari Dighton
PLEASANTON, Calif. – The American Red Cross is hosting a hiring event for mobile phlebotomists within American Red Cross Blood Services. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion, including individuals experiencing childbirth complications, people fighting cancer, trauma patients in emergency rooms and those battling sickle cell disease.
Join the Red Cross team and help saves lives every day with a phlebotomy career.
WHAT: Walk-in Entry Level Mobile Phlebotomist Hiring Event
Mobile Phlebotomists help operate blood drives throughout Northern California communities. Applicants will need a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. The Red Cross is looking for applicants willing to travel to blood drives spanning the following counties: Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced and Sacramento.
No experience is necessary – the Red Cross provides a paid training program. Those interested are reminded to bring a resume the day of the event. Walk-ins are welcome or applicants can pre-register here.
Masks are required at the event.
WHO: If you share our passion for helping people, we invite you to join us - where your career is a force for good. To learn more about being a phlebotomist, watch this short video: rdcrss.org/lifesavingrole.
WHEN: Thursday, September 30, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Pleasanton Red Cross Blood, Platelet and Plasma Donation Center – 5880 W. Las Positas Blvd, Ste 34
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.