In Clinic & In Community Volunteers

(Canadian Blood Services, London Donor Clinic, Blood Donation Services)

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Position ID: V-CWD0315 Last Modified: 25 Apr 2019 Last Full Update: 25 Apr 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsNot all of our volunteers are exposed to needles or blood products, but if you have a fear, please indicate this when applying.
ContactCathy Schmidt, Volunteer Coordinator, Canadian Blood Services; Phone: 1-888-669-0008 ext 4917; Email:
DutiesThere are 2 main volunteer roles at Canadian Blood Services: 
1. In-Clinic Role – In this role, our volunteers oversee donor safety and satisfaction after they’ve made their donation. The volunteers socialize with donors, provide juice and cookies, and watch for adverse reactions. 
2. In-Community Role – In this role, our volunteers go out into their communities to inform the public about the need for blood. They focus on recruiting new and lapsed donors, booking appointments into upcoming clinics, and giving out information to raise awareness about blood donation. In Community volunteers may attend health fairs, summer events, corporate events etc to raise awareness about the need for blood.
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BenefitsOur volunteers help save lives by raising awareness about the need for blood, recruit donors, and ensure donor safety and satisfaction.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestHealth Care
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; All applicants should be energetic, outgoing, and have good customer service skills.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Various commitment lengths
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Various Interaction levels
Minimum Hours4 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
LocationMultiple locations around Perth,Huron, Grey and Bruce counties
Number of PositionsBruce County: 5 individual(s) ; Grey County: 10 individual(s) ; Huron County: 5 individual(s) ; Perth County 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationCar required ; Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation
Police CheckNot Required
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Organization NameCanadian Blood Services, London Donor Clinic, Blood Donation Services