Volunteer

WELCOME!

Thank you for your passion and interest in helping people and saving lives by volunteering at the Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD)! As a BBD volunteer your invaluable contribution will make a lifelong impact in your local community.  By giving of your time BBD can better recruit donors; collect the lifesaving blood; follow regulations; and process, test, and distribute lifesaving components to the many hospitals throughout the Delmarva area. 

You will be helping save the life of your mother, father, daughter, son, grandmother/father, niece/nephew, spouse/partner, friend, or acquaintance who may have cancer, a blood disease/disorder, trauma, burns, or other medical condition. 

Application Process:

  1. Fill out the online application:
    1. You will read and accept the volunteer handbook as part of the application.
    2. Upon submitting the application, you will immediately receive an automatic email with more instructions.  Check your junk folder if you don’t see it right away.
    3. You will meet in person or chat on the phone with the Volunteer Relations Staff to find the best fit role for you.
  2. Complete General Orientation (in development and will be available online) 
  3. Get Started!  Depending on the role, you may:
    • Be able to sign up right away (special events, no to little training)
    • Be able to express interest in a role for shadowing/learning
    • Need to observe, and have more extensive training for a particular role

The Volunteer Engagement at BBD is growing and expanding! 
**Check back monthly to see our progress and the added opportunities that will be available.

  • Administrative Guru
  • Blood Center Lead Volunteer
  • Donor Retention Specialist
  • Donor Reminding Caller
  • Holiday Gift Wrapping (Dec. 1-24)
  • Donor Care (Canteen)
  • Mobile Unit set up/tear down/registration
  • First Aid Kit Checker

If you are interested in volunteering, please apply here.