Mobile/Donor Centre Volunteer - Parry Sound

(Canadian Blood Services, Barrie Donor Centre, Blood Donor Centre, Barrie Area Office)

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Position ID: V-CWD0024 Last Modified: 06 Sep 2021 Last Full Update: 06 Sep 2021
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe St. Peter's - Knights of Columbus Hall mobile clinic in Parry Sound, takes place eight times per year.
ContactRosie Mecca-Lancaster, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Canadian Blood Services; Phone: 416-624-2791; Email: rosie.meccalancaster@blood.ca
DutiesMobile/Donor Centre Volunteer at St. Peter's - Knights of Columbus Hall mobile clinic in Parry Sound 
 
As a volunteer with Canadian Blood Services you help create a positive, safe and welcoming environment and experience for our donors. Greeting donors with a smile, thanking them for their donation and making conversation helps ensure a good donation experience. As one of the last faces donors see on their way out, the care and attention you give plays a critical role in the success of future blood donor clinics. 
 
Activities and Tasks Associated with the Role - This role has a variety of duties, including, but not limited to the following: 
 
• Welcome and serve snacks and drinks to donors upon their arrival from the donation area 
• Oversee the refreshment area which includes displaying and restocking snacks and drinks 
• Responsible for ensuring the cleaning of tables, chairs and touch points within the refreshment area 
• Mandatory use of surgical masks, hand sanitizer and gloves provided by CBS when operating within the Mobile/Donor Centre 
• Observe donors and alert donor centre staff of adverse reactions 
• Provide donors with organizational updates and information on current CBS initiatives 
• Regularly review written volunteer duties and centre specific procedures 
• Adhere to policies, procedures and training requirements 
• Respond to donor concerns and questions by directing donors to appropriate staff 
 
Skills, Abilities, Traits 
• Friendly, compassionate, outgoing and possess good 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 
• Adhere to CBS dress code (e.g. name tag, vest/ t-shirt and closed toes shoes) 
• Reliable and punctual 
• Provide good customer service to donors to ensure they feel both valued and appreciated for their donation
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Benefits- Giving you a meaningful and rewarding role that suits your skills and abilities 
- Providing you with training specific to your role 
- Giving you the support and tools you need to perform your tasks 
- Providing a corporate insurance policy to protect you while you're volunteering on our behalf 
- Giving you opportunities to provide input into new program development
ClientsBlood donors
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestHealth Care
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMinimum 3-6 month commitment.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one
Minimum Hours3.5 / Month
Dates and TimesFriday: Afternoon, Evening (1:30 pm-4 pm and 4 pm-7 pm)
SeasonsYear Round ; The St. Peter's - Knights of Columbus Hall mobile clinic in Parry Sound, takes place eight times per year.
LocationParry Sound
Number of PositionsParry Sound District: 4 individual(s) 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Blood Services, Barrie Donor Centre, Blood Donor Centre, Barrie Area Office
Office PhoneOffice: 705-730-1719
Toll Free Phone1-888-2-DONATE General Information and Donor Appointment Booking: 1-888-236-6283
Fax705-730-1726
E-Mailfeedback@blood.ca
Websitewww.blood.ca
Address & Map
231 Bayview Dr
Suite 100
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 4Y5
 
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Mailing Address231 Bayview Dr 
Suite 100 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 4Y5