Donate‎ > ‎

Volunteer

Would you like to join our team?

Blood Bike West  relies on the voluntary contributions of its members to run and deliver the service. So, how can you be involved in supporting Blood Bike West  with your time?



  • Volunteer riders - using our liveried bike you will collect and deliver blood or other important medical supplies to and from hospitals.  You will need to hold a full motorbike licence for at least 2 years and have no convictions........ you need to have (or obtain) the advanced riding qualification  RoSPA, .(we help organise this with you ).... a rider needs to   be aged 25 or over..A Garda Vetting procedure must also be completed.  You must also be located within 45 minutes of Galway City Centre...   There are plenty of opportunities to get involved while you get trained up.

  • Shift controller - you will work from home answering calls from hospitals and passing them on to our riders and drivers.  You will keep track of the riders, making sure they have reached their destination and made it back home safely.  Calls are automatically diverted to your number when you are on shift.

  • Fundraisers - you will attend events on behalf of the Group, with other volunteers, and look to raise funds for our operations, and increase awareness about who we are and what we do. You will be of smart appearance, adopt the uniform and be a people person




Please email us   if you have any queries regarding membership and we will be delighted to forward all relevant documents .