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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 Mather Headquarters:

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

Activity Shifts Start End
Sewing Projects (Completed at Home) 1

Donor Refreshment Lounge

The Refreshment lounge is where donors enjoy juice and snacks after their blood donation.

Volunteers engage with donors and 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) 34 2/22/2019 3/29/2019
Elk Grove Donor Center (Open Shifts) 6 2/23/2019 3/30/2019
Fair Oaks Donor Center (Open Shifts) 12 2/22/2019 3/30/2019
Folsom Donor Center (Open Shifts) 28 2/22/2019 3/31/2019
Granite Bay Donor Center 28 2/26/2019 3/30/2019
Granite Bay Donor Center (Open Shifts) 22 2/22/2019 3/30/2019
Grass Valley Donor Center (Open Shifts) 46 2/22/2019 3/30/2019
Midtown Sacramento Donor Center (Open Shifts) 4 2/23/2019 3/30/2019
Placerville Donor Center (Open Shifts) 37 2/22/2019 3/30/2019
Roseville Donor Center (Open Shifts) 17 2/22/2019 3/31/2019

General Training

Classes and training available to volunteers.

Activity Shifts Start End
Volunteer Orientation Mather 9 2/28/2019 12/5/2019

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
American River College Marrow (Sac) 1 3/5/2019 3/6/2019
CDCR Academy Marrow Registry (Galt) 1 3/28/2019 3/28/2019

Mobile Blood Drives - Pre Reg

Activity Shifts Start End
Brenden Theaters (Vacaville) 2 3/9/2019 3/9/2019
Dixon Community 0 3/18/2019 3/18/2019
Sacramento City College West Sacramento Center 0 3/27/2019 3/27/2019


Join our 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. Good mobility and dexterity, with excellent attention to detail.

Dress code requires closed-toed shoes (no sandals or flip flops) and long 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

Vitalant 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.