Frequently asked questions about volunteering at BloodCenter of Wisconsin 

Here some helpful answers to some of the most common questions about volunteering at BloodCenter of Wisconsin



Who can become a volunteer? Anyone who:
  • is 17 years old or older
  • successfully passes a criminal background check
  • has good customer service skills
  • works well in a team
  • is mature and reliable

Can I do court-ordered community service?
As an organization we do not accept volunteers with court-ordered community service.

What happens after I complete my application?
After receiving your application, a member of the Volunteer Services Department will contact you to arrange a convenient interview time.

What type of training do volunteers receive?
  • A general induction/orientation is required.
  • Volunteers receive training appropriate to their roles.

How much time do I commit as a volunteer?
This is a personal decision and will depend on how much time you can spare. Your volunteering time commitment will vary based on your desired volunteer role. It might require a few hours a month or a few hours or more a week. You can discuss this more during your interview.

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