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PLEASANTON, Calif. – The American Red Cross is hosting a hiring event for 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.
WHAT: Walk-in Phlebotomist Hiring Event
Join the Red Cross team and help saves lives every day by collecting blood from healthy donors at Red Cross blood and platelet donation centers in Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Fremont/Newark, Oakland and San Francisco. A paid training program is provided. Those interested in applying are reminded to bring a resume the day of the event. Walk-ins are welcome, and applicants can find more information about a career with the Red Cross 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, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 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.