Giving blood is practically painless, takes about an hour and can save up to three lives.
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Interested in becoming a volunteer with New York Blood Center?  Then you have come to the right place!  We have diverse volunteer opportunities that fit any schedule.  Check out the requirements below:

  • Volunteer candidates must be at least 16 years old.
  • Company policy does not allow for court mandated community service volunteers.
  • Volunteers cannot perform technical or clinical duties such as drawing, testing or processing blood.
  • All volunteer candidates must attend a volunteer orientation/training class.
  • All volunteer candidates must successfully pass a pre-paid background screening.
  • All volunteer candidates must provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19.
  • All volunteer candidates must be able to complete the tasks outlined in their volunteer assignment.
  • Volunteers must be able to provide their own transportation to and from  their assignments.

Volunteers must have a positive attitude, be reliable and have a desire to provide excellent customer service to donors, staff and fellow volunteers.