Vitalant

Vitalant Spokane (Downtown) Blood Center
210 W Cataldo
Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 232-4441

vitalant.org

Positions: 

Multiple

Location: 

Downtown Spokane

Focus Area: 

Capacity Building

Populations served: 

All

Time Commitment:

Varies

Vitalant exists to help people realize their life-transforming potential by offering convenient blood donation opportunities and sharing our expertise in transfusion medicine. Founded in 1943, Vitalant is one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit transfusion medicine organizations.

 

We comprise a network of nearly a dozen community blood centers, each with its own rich history and legacy. Vitalant is an internationally known and respected leader that continues to push the boundaries to advance the experience, practice and application of transfusion medicine.

Mission Statement

 

Vitalant exists to make a difference in people’s lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement.

 

Vision Statement

 

Vitalant will be the leading blood banking organization. Respected, innovative and efficiently operated, we will continually excel in blood safety and availability, customer service, quality, centralized testing and research.

 

Our R-I-T-E Values

 

Respect - We recognize the contributions and value of each individual

Integrity - We conduct all of our activities honestly and objectively

Teamwork - We achieve our goals by working together

Excellence - We strive to be the best in everything we do

Volunteering with Vitalant

Clerical Volunteers

 

Clerical volunteers provide general office assistance and administrative support to Vitalant staff.  Tasks include generating documents using computer applications; photocopying, faxing, and/or filing; data entry; and answering phones.

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QUALIFICATIONS

 

1. Volunteer must be willing to commit to 30 hours of service per year

2. Ability to perform basic office tasksbasic computer knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office desirable

3. Ability to work both independently and under supervision of others; ability to work positively with others as a member of a team

4. Excellent oral communication skills

5. Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse group of people

Volunteer Courier

 

Volunteer couriers travel through the area to Vitalant mobile blood drives and hospitals. They transport blood products to/from mobile sites, hospitals, fixed sites and transfusion services to/from Vitalant Spokane Center.

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QUALIFICATIONS

 

1. Volunteer must be willing to commit to 30 hours of service per year

2. Valid driver’s license and ability to meet Vitalant’s support vehicle driver qualifications both initially and annually thereafter

3. Ability to work both independently and under supervision of others; ability to work positively with others as a member of a team

4. Excellent oral communication skills

5. Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse group of people

Event Volunteer

 

Event volunteers assist with Vitalant special events and their preparation. Events may include Epicurean Delight and Community Wide Blood Drives held annually.

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QUALIFICATIONS

1. Ability to work both independently and under supervision of others; ability to work positively with others as a member of a team

2. Excellent oral communication skills

3. Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse group of people

Refreshment Volunteer

 

Refreshment volunteers serve refreshments to donors immediately following their donation. Volunteers help maintain a comfortable atmosphere, talking with donors and answering questions while observing the donors for possible adverse reactions.

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QUALIFICATIONS

 

1. Volunteer must be willing to commit to 30 hours of service per year

2. Ability to work both independently and under supervision of others; ability to work positively with others as a member of a team

3. Excellent oral communication skills

4. Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse group of people

Visit Us:

YMCA Corporate Office

1126 N Monroe St

Spokane, WA 99201

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