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Volunteers are an important part of helping save lives. The 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 you can still be involved in our life-saving mission! See how you can help as a volunteer! 

How do I Commit for Life as a Volunteer?

Super volunteers earn super 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 

Create a Digital Donor account or download the Digital Donor app.

IMPORTANT: Your gift card reward will be distributed electronically, so make sure we have your current email address.

Questions? Contact our volunteer coordinators at (713) 791-6262 or volunteering@giveblood.org.

Volunteer Qualifications

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 attend annual training or orientation once a year.

Reliable transportation: Volunteers must provide their own transportation to and from all volunteer assignments, orientation and annual 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.

Contact the Volunteer Group

Do you have questions about volunteering at The Blood Center?

Call us: (713) 791-6608

Email us: volunteering@giveblood.org

Volunteer Application

Please fill out the application to be considered.
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