Donor Center Coordinator

  • American Red Cross
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 06, 2021

Job Description

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Job Description:


We are currently seeking a full time floating Donor Center Coordinator in Portland OR.

(This position will require you to work onsite)

Shift:  Sunday-Thursday - Variable hours

At the American Red Cross, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission. When you join our Biomedical team, you can help save lives every day. You’ll be part of a like-minded team that shares a passion for making a difference and a work environment that supports growth, learning, and succeeding.  As part of the world’s largest humanitarian network, the American Red Cross places top priority on the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, blood donors and those who receive our aid and services.  Our commitment to public health is unwavering—both during the COVID-19 pandemic and year-round.

Recruit prospective blood donors from a variety of sources by direct to donor facing and telerecruitment with individuals to make donation appointments. Serve as lead recruitment presence for a fixed site. Contact active, lapsed, platelet and occasional whole blood donors to increase the frequency of donations and increase the number of donors at fixed sites to meet the collections goals. Identify donors who can be converted to platelet, plasma, or Power Red donations based on blood type and donation history. Positively impact the quality of service to donors and groups, increasing the availability of blood products. Coordinate reminder calls, follow-up, logging of data, maintenance of records and special projects to achieve established goals.

If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in this excellent career opportunity. Click on the link to learn more about (Apheresis)platelets donations:


  • Direct to donor recruitment using multiple channels to contact and schedule current platelet, plasma, and whole blood donors. 
  • Donor Center Coordinator will lead face to face interactions responding quickly to donor questions or issues in a professional manner. 
  • Develop a working knowledge of donor criteria to identify and convert right type donors based on inventory, product, and marketing initiatives. 
  • Follow standard recruitment practices to ensure maximum number of donations are scheduled each day, while upselling multiple future appointments at the fixed center. 
  • Maintain updated knowledge of all red cross initiatives to present to donors and local team to meet daily production standard.
  • May assist local team in accurate record reviews, pulling and managing donor charts from regulated system, and managing donor flow to avoid errors and poor customer services.
  • May lead in promoting community outreach within the geographical radius of donor center Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Will be responsible for covering Vancouver, Salem and Portland area sites as needed.


  • Minimum one year of telemarketing, sales, customer service or call center experience is required.  Some college preferred. 
  • Variable schedule to include possible holidays, weekends, and evenings.
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills.
  • Computer experience, excellent customer service and problem-solving skills required.
  • Willingness to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Must be able to be managed remotely.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with all kinds of people (both externally with donors, and internally with team members and other departments)
  • Effective phone skills i.e., well spoken, excellent active listening skills
  • Must be organized.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Outgoing, friendly, compassionate personality.
  • Ability to meet and/or exceed assigned goals.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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