Volunteer Orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. To maintain active status, all volunteers must volunteer at least once, or have attended an orientation within a calendar year.
Our volunteer orientation covers an introduction to and overview of Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, the Commit for Life program, the patients that we help, volunteer opportunities, policies and procedures, safety, and the donor experience. Bilingual volunteers are always needed.
Orientation is at the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Mobile Operations Complex:
9990 Fannin Rd
Houston, Texas 77045
To receive the orientation dates, please complete the form below and you will be contacted within three business days. Before filling the Volunteer Orientation form, please read the volunteer qualifications on the sidebar to the right.
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.