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Assist with day-to-day operations by helping with clerical duties essential to delivering on our mission.

Clerical duties performed at BloodSource Mather Headquarters:

Various clerical including; Copying, filing, data entry, folding t-shirts, Mail Room activities, and sewing.  

Activity Shifts Start End
Mail Room Training- Mather (Open Shifts) 0 3/29/2018 3/29/2018
Sewing Projects (Completed at Home) 1

Community Events

Participate in a variety of activities including health fairs, large community and media events.

Provide attendees with information about BloodSource and our role in the community.

Engage and educate attendees about the importance of blood donation and the marrow registry.
Activity Shifts Start End
Sacramento City College Health Fair 0 4/19/2018 4/19/2018

Donor Refreshment Lounge

Often the most popular area at BloodSource, the Refreshment lounge is where donors enjoy juice and snacks after their blood donation. Volunteers serve snacks and remind donors to stay for the full 15 minutes, plus ensure they drink plenty of juice and watch for rare, but potential reactions to the donation process.

Activity Shifts Start End
Auburn Donor Center (Open Shifts) 39 3/20/2018 4/27/2018
Elk Grove Donor Center (Open Shifts) 4 3/19/2018 4/30/2018
Fair Oaks Donor Center (Open Shifts) 8 3/20/2018 4/28/2018
Folsom Donor Center (Open Shifts) 46 3/18/2018 4/30/2018
Granite Bay Donor Center 0 3/20/2018 4/26/2018
Granite Bay Donor Center (Open Shifts) 18 3/23/2018 4/28/2018
Grass Valley Donor Center (Open Shifts) 31 3/21/2018 4/28/2018
Midtown Sacramento Donor Center (Open Shifts) 0 3/21/2018 4/28/2018
Placerville Donor Center (Open Shifts) 28 3/20/2018 4/27/2018
Roseville Donor Center (Open Shifts) 8 3/18/2018 4/29/2018

General Training

Classes and training available to volunteers.

Activity Shifts Start End
Volunteer Orientation Mather 4 3/22/2018 7/26/2018

Marrow Drives

Are you a match for Be the Match®? In this role, you’ll help us recruit and register local donors for the National Marrow Donor Program, which helps provide lifesaving matches for patients across the country. You may also assist at marrow drives or help with clerical assignments, educational outreach, health fairs and special projects.
Activity Shifts Start End
Sacramento City College West Sacramento Center - Marrow Registry 0 4/5/2018 4/5/2018
Sacramento State University (Marrow Registry) 3 4/30/2018 5/2/2018
Sierra College (Marrow Registry) 2 4/17/2018 4/18/2018
University of California, Davis (Marrow Registry) 3 4/10/2018 4/12/2018

Mobile Blood Drives - Pre Reg

As a pre reg volunteer, be the friendly face that greets and thanks our donors at our blood drives. You will help check for donor ID, answer basic questions on donating blood, and insure that donors are handed their promotional items.
Activity Shifts Start End
Bradshaw Christian High School (Sac) 0 4/27/2018 4/27/2018
Brenden Theaters (Vacaville) 2 3/24/2018 3/24/2018
Dixon Community 0 3/26/2018 3/26/2018
Natomas Charter School (Sac) 0 4/23/2018 4/23/2018
Sacramento City College 1 4/24/2018 4/25/2018
Sacramento City College West Sacramento Center 0 4/5/2018 4/5/2018
Truckee Community 1 4/26/2018 4/26/2018
UA Laguna Village 12 (Sac) 1 4/6/2018 4/6/2018
University of California, Davis 3 4/10/2018 4/12/2018
Vista Del Lago High School (Folsom) 0 4/27/2018 4/27/2018

Mobile Blood Drives - Refreshments

Activity Shifts Start End
Natomas Charter School (Sac) 0 4/23/2018 4/23/2018
Univision - Refreshments (Sac) 3 6/29/2018 6/29/2018
Vista Del Lago High School (Folsom) 1 4/27/2018 4/27/2018

Mobile Blood Drives - Varied Duties

Duties under this category include greeters, runners, crowd control, floaters and childcare. Some of these positions may be available to ages 14+ and up.

Activity Shifts Start End
Maidu Community Blood Donor Day (Line Control) 3 7/13/2018 7/13/2018
Sacramento City College - Floater 2 4/24/2018 4/25/2018
Univision - Spanish Interpreter (Sac) 3 6/29/2018 6/29/2018
Wackford Community- Line Control (Elk Grove) 2 6/8/2018 6/8/2018


Join our BloodSource Warehouse team in West Sacramento to help pack supplies for mobile blood drives into designated totes, verify expiration dates of supplies, ensure all packed forms are current, inventory supplies, rotate stock/re-stock supply shelves and more.


Must be able to lift 20 pounds

Physically capable of prolonged standing, reaching, lifting and moving of items

Dress code requires closed-toed shoes (no sandals or flip flops) and slacks/pants/jeans (no shorts)

The warehouse is closed to the public and you must have an appointment through Volunteer Services to meet with Warehouse staff.

Activity Shifts Start End
Warehouse Box Building 0
Warehouse Staging (Open Shifts) 1

Mission Statement

Blood Systems exists to make a difference in people's lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement.