Join the volunteer team

Summer Volunteer Intern Application Procedure

  1. Provide a brief cover letter. Please include your name, address, email, phone number, current school and grade or classification in school in addition to describing your academic plans, interest in your chosen field and reasons for seeking a volunteer intern position at the Bloodworks Northwest. Also, please describe how your qualifications are well-matched for an internship within the organization, why you would be a good fit, why you selected Bloodworks Northwest, and what sort of work or projects you would like to be assigned.  If you are related to or know someone who works with us please also let us know.
  2. Include a resume. Be sure to include activities, paid and unpaid employment, honors, awards, and any other relevant accomplishments related to the type of work you would like to be doing.
  3. Attach at least one formal letter of recommendationpreferably from an individual having direct knowledge of your interests and abilities as they are related to the type of work you are looking to do. For example, a teacher, instructor, former employer or mentor.
  4. Include a Bloodworks Northwest Volunteer Application.  The reference forms in the application can be ignored as a letter of recommendation is being used instead. Under the type of volunteering and location indicate Summer Volunteer Intern. Please write ‘see cover letter and resume’ in the question section on page two of the application.

The entire application packet should be turned in all together.  However, if you are only waiting for the letter of reference you should still submit your packet so as not to delay processing.  The letter of recommendation can be added later.  Completed packets are due by Friday May 4, 2018.

Please submit the packet directly to Internship, at  Please note that all applicants over the age of 18 must first successfully pass a criminal background check, applicants under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian permission.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Bloodworks Northwest is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer committed to workforce diversity. Applicants are considered for volunteer service without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, ancestry or political ideology.

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