The Red Cross Southwest Region has fixed blood donation centers in Oklahoma and Texas in Dallas, Wichita Falls, Waco, Harlingen, Bryan/College Station and Tulsa.
The regional headquarters are in Tulsa, so volunteer opportunities are more numerous at this location. Please inquire if you are interested in volunteering at a fixed blood donation center.
If you are not close to one of these cities, please consider being a blood drive coordinator, a blood drive sponsor or volunteer blood donor for the next blood drive in your community.
Volunteers are generally needed for four-hour shifts. However, times vary with each position.
Volunteers are needed for a variety of duties. Become part of the American Red Cross lifesaving team today!
Volunteers are the heart of the American Red Cross.
Volunteers allow American Red Cross Blood Services to carry out our daily mission of ensuring a safe, cost-effective, adequate blood supply to the people of the Southwest Region. Volunteer - we need you as part of our Red Cross family!
Greet blood donors and give instructions on filling out the donor registration form.
Individuals and groups work as donor receptionists, and
canteen workers for blood drives at area businesses, churches and schools.
Scheduled as needed.
Transport tested and processed blood to hospitals throughout the two-state region. Drivers also pick up blood from out-of-town bloodmobiles.
Volunteer routes are available weekdays, weekday evenings and weekends, with various schedules.
Drivers must have a current driver's license for resident state (either Oklahoma or Texas) with a good driving record and must be 21 years or older.
Set up donor site canteen area, prepare and serve refreshments and assist donors during the 10-minute wait after donating blood. This position is available at the fixed sites and large blood drives.