Canadian Blood Services (In-Community Volunteer)

Organization Name: Canadian Blood Services
Opportunity Title: In-Community Volunteer
Category: Health / Medical
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: June 6, 2016
End Date: April 1, 2099

  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

In-community volunteers support Canadian Blood Services initiatives, participate in local events, promote community awareness regarding Canadian Blood Services projects and assist with donor recruitment. By providing information about Canadian Blood Services and the importance of donating blood, volunteers are able to raise awareness to community members, friends and networks on the impact by Canadian Blood Services can have on lives of Canadians through blood donation and other programs. Acceptance Criteria Suitable skills and experience for the position Read and sign applicable registration forms Completion of Volunteer Orientation and Training Review of Volunteer Program policies and procedures Skills, Abilities, Traits 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 Activities and Tasks Associated with the Assignment Special Promotions Community Events Assist with set-up and teardown 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 Success Measures Volunteers are expected to: Maintain current and appropriate body of knowledge necessary to perform the responsibilities of the position Fulfill training requirements and volunteer commitment Represent the organization and promote Canadian Blood Services’ programs and services within the community Develop and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, clinic staff and other volunteers Adhere to policies, procedures and training requirements Network in support of recruitment of blood donors and community relationship building Orientation/Training Canadian Blood Services’ Volunteer Orientation Event Training Privacy Training Volunteer Program Policies and Procedures Working Conditions and Physical Effort Locations may vary and may be outdoors May require handling of average-weight objects Visit to sign up!

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