Volunteers are an important part of helping save lives. Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center depends on their support in many capacities and always is seeking more individuals to join our Volunteer Program.
You do not have to be a blood donor to volunteer with us. In fact, if you’re ineligible to donate, volunteering is a great way to still be involved in our lifesaving mission! See how you can help as a volunteer!
How Do I Commit for Life as a Volunteer?
Volunteers Earn Rewards Too
We appreciate our volunteers and the time they dedicate to our community. As a thank you, volunteers can earn points in our Donor Rewards program every time they volunteer. Like donors, volunteers redeem points for e-gift cards to shop at their favorite places.
How Volunteers Earn Points
Bronze Level (1 to 9 hours per calendar year) = 10 points per hour
Silver Level (10 to 39 hours per calendar year) = 15 points per hour
Gold Level (40+ hours per calendar year) = 20 points per hour
IMPORTANT: Your gift card reward will be distributed electronically, so make sure we have your current email address.
Minimum Age: 12 years old. Those ages 12 to 14 must be accompanied by a trained parent or guardian at all activities. Those ages 15 to 17 can volunteer with parental consent.
Orientation and training: All new volunteers must attend Volunteer Orientation. To maintain active status, all volunteers must volunteer at least once, or attended an orientation within a calendar year.
Reliable transportation: Volunteers must provide their own transportation to and from all volunteer assignments, orientation, and trainings.
Email access: All information about the volunteer program is communicated via email.
Volunteers should be dependable and friendly!
We do not accept volunteer phlebotomists or court-ordered community service.