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Awareness Squad Volunteer Leader

    Toronto, ON

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What Canadian Blood Services Needs
If you're outgoing, cheery, full of life, and passionate about saving lives, then we want to talk to you. Canadian Blood Services seeks an Awareness Squad Leader to promote Canada's newest Blood Donor Clinic at Yonge & Bloor

Purpose of Role
The Awareness Squad Volunteer Leader is responsible for organizing and leading a group of volunteers to bring awareness of our cause in a fun, exciting, and engaging way. The leader guides the interaction of the volunteer team with community members and Canadian Blood Services? staff in the coordination of promotional events.

How This Role Helps Save Lives
The leader will mobilize a team of volunteers to focus on bringing awareness and promoting blood donation at our new Yonge & Bloor clinic. This role will assist with contributing to Canadian Blood Services goal of meeting recruitment targets on a monthly basis.

Skills, Abilities, Traits
? Friendly, outgoing and in possession of refined communication skills including tact and discretion
? Demonstrated organizational skills
? Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
? Sensitive and respectful of the dignity of all people
? Able to observe and react appropriately to adverse situations
? Professional in manner and appearance
? Reliable and punctual
? Previous leadership experience or volunteer coordination experience would be an asset
? Accomplished team-building skills and an ability to delegate effectively
? Able to motivate and guide others

Time Commitment
? Extremely flexible and to be determined in conjunction with volunteer resources staff

? Canadian Blood Services National Orientation
? Privacy Training
? Volunteer Program Policies and Procedures
? Donor Recruitment Training
? Additional Training as required

? Satisfaction of knowing your efforts are helping to save lives and improve the quality of life for
those requiring blood and blood products
? Opportunity to contribute to Canada?s blood system by recruiting new donors
? Opportunity to build and develop skills in volunteer management best practices
? Supporting volunteers in their role with the organization
? Meeting and interacting with a variety of people
? Opportunity to demonstrate leadership ability and skills
? Participation in recognition programs

Mr. Samuel Ramos

Note: Please put "Awareness Squad Leader" in email subject heading.