In-Community: Donor Recruitment Volunteer

(Canadian Blood Services, Halton)

Position ID: V-HVC0759 Last Full Update: 03 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsIn-community volunteers support Canadian Blood Services initiatives, participate in local events, promote community awareness regarding Canadian Blood Services projects and assist with donor recruitment.
ContactMattea Duprey, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Canadian Blood Services; Phone: 289-237-8961; Email: mattea.duprey@blood.ca
Duties• Assist with set-up and tear-down of the promotional booth and other equipment (if applicable) 
• Provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors 
• Provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives 
• Assist with management of participant records and event documentation 
• Deliver professional presentations on behalf of Canadian Blood Services about programs (including stem cell registry, as appropriate), the importance of blood donation and the need to recruit new blood donors for Canada’s blood system 
• Complete all required forms on time and bring forward requests for additional information and post-presentation feedback to Volunteer Resources
More Info Linkhttps://blood.ca/en/ways-donate/volunteering/become-volunteer/volunteer-sign-form
Benefits• Satisfaction in knowing your efforts are helping save lives and improving the quality of life of those requiring blood and blood products 
• Development of skills and experience 
• Meet and interact with a variety of people 
• Recognition program which includes Years of Service recognition, attending regional events, National Volunteer Week.
ClientsGeneral Public, potential blood donors
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Health Care ; Marketing & Promotions ; Office Administration
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; • Ability to pay attention to details  
• Excellent communication skills  
• Able to work independently as well as in a team environment  
• Sensitive and respectful of the dignity of all people  
• Able to relate to different personalities and age groups in a variety of situations  
• Able to observe and react appropriately to adverse situations  
• Professional in manner and appearance  
• Reliable and punctual
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Leadership opportunities also available.
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
 
Days/Times for events will vary. Weekday day-time, evening and/or weekend availability an asset.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsAncaster: 2 individual(s) ; Burlington: 4 individual(s) ; Dundas: 2 individual(s) ; Flamborough: 2 individual(s) ; Hamilton: 2 individual(s) ; Waterdown: 2 individual(s) 
 
14 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required ; Event locations vary so transportation preferences vary as well
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsPlease visit www.blood.ca and fill out an application form on-line!  
https://blood.ca/en/ways-donate/volunteering/become-volunteer/volunteer-sign-form
Start DateOn or after 03 Oct 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Blood Services, Halton
Office PhoneToll free 1-888-236-6283 (1-888-2-DONATE)
E-Mailfeedback@blood.ca
Websitewww.blood.ca
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