Canadian Red Cross (CRC) (Health Equipment Cleaning & Maintenance Volunteer)

Organization Name: Canadian Red Cross (CRC)
Opportunity Title: Health Equipment Cleaning & Maintenance Volunteer
Category: Other Positions
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: December 20, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2019

Email: vrs@redcross.ca
Website: http://www.redcross.ca
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

he Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking an Equipment Cleaning and Maintenance volunteer for the Health Equipment Loan Program (H.E.L.P). Reporting to the Program Coordinator, this position will clean, maintain and perform basic repairs of Red Cross Health equipment. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Repair, clean, and general maintenance of health equipment including manual wheelchairs, hospital beds and other related health equipment to an already determined set of standards. Employees and Volunteers at every level are responsible for safe work practices and to adhere to practices outlined in their applicable provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act. Support other Red Cross initiatives, as needed, to provide for a coordinated team effort to meeting the needs of the most vulnerable in the community. QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum qualifications for this job are completion of secondary school. Strong customer service skills and communications skills, verbal and written. Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and trouble shooting capabilities is an asset. A Satisfactory Criminal Record Check as well as a Vulnerable Sector Check is required. Familiarity with computers and inventory control systems is a definite asset. Ability to do medium to heavy lifting (50 – 75 lbs). Able to work efficiently and effectively in fast paced environment. Current First Aid & CPR certification is required. Interested candidates may submit their resume and application form by June 30, 2019 to volunteer@redcross.ca.Canadian Red Cross Application Form The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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