Donor Centre Volunteer

(Canadian Blood Services, Halton)

Position ID: V-HVC0575 Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactMattea Duprey, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, Canadian Blood Services; Phone: 289-237-8961 * 905-304-5819; Email:
DutiesWelcome donors to hospitality area of clinic * offer refreshments * give information and updates to donors * answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items * observe donors and watch for adverse reactions * keep hospitality area in good order
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BenefitsDevelopment of skills and experience * meet and interact with a variety of people * efforts help save lives and improve quality of life of those requiring blood and blood products * attend regional events, National Volunteer Week * long term volunteers attain Years of Service recognition
ClientsDiverse blood donors
Ages17 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Guide / Greeter ; Health Care ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; We depend on our volunteers to keep our donors safe, and to provide a pleasant experience that our donors want to keep coming back to.
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Interaction level varies on number of donors in on any given day. Can be anywhere from 1-on-1 to a group of donors who will need attention in the refreshments area
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: (CLOSED) 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (Regular shift: alt 5:30-8pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (Regular shift: 11am-1:30pm) 
Sunday: (CLOSED) 
We currently have the following shifts available to volunteer on a regular basis at our Burlington site: 
- Every other Every other Thursday evening from 5:30-8pm 
- Every other Saturday from 11am-1:30pm 
At our Ancaster site (35 Stone Church Rd) we are looking for a regular volunteer to help out: 
- Every Monday evening 6-9pm 
We are also in need of on call/relief volunteers who would be able to help fill in shifts on a casual and sometimes last minute basis (same day) at both our Burlington and Ancaster perm sites.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationBurlington Donor Centre 1250 Brant St; OR Ancaster Donor Centre 35 Stone Church Rd
Number of PositionsAncaster: 2 individual(s) ; Burlington: 4 individual(s) ; Hamilton: 1 individual(s) 
7 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Donor Centre is easily accessible by public transit but free parking is also available on site.
Application Deadline01 Dec 2019
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 18 Nov 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Blood Services, Halton
Office PhoneToll free 1-888-236-6283 (1-888-2-DONATE)
Address & Map
Burlington Donor Centre, Power Centre
1250 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7P 1X8
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Mailing Addressc/o Canadian Blood Services 
1800 Alta Vista Dr 
Ottawa, ON K1G 4J5