Mobile/Donor Centre Volunteer - Elmvale

(Canadian Blood Services, Barrie, Blood Donation Centre)

Position ID: V-CWD0026
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 06 Sep 2021

Opportunity Details: Mobile/Donor Centre Volunteer - Elmvale


The Elmvale Community Hall mobile clinic takes place four times per year.

Contact Rosie Mecca-Lancaster, Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Canadian Blood Services; Phone: 416-624-2791; Email:

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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  • 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
Clients Blood donors
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Health Care
Skills/Experience Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing
Commitment Length Minimum of 3-6 month commitment.
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one
Minimum Hours 3 / Month
Accessibility Unknown
Location Elmvale
Number of Positions Elmvale: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Canadian Blood Services, Barrie, Blood Donation Centre

Toll Free Phone 1-888-236-6283, 1-888-2-DONATE General Information and Donor Appointment Booking
Address & Map
231 Bayview Dr
Suite 100
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 4Y5