Canadian Red Cross


Listing Type
Volunteer Position
Volunteer Description

Your Role:

• Connect with clients and health care providers to verify referral requests, facilitate the loaning and returning of health equipment, make reminder calls, and assist with equipment recalls if required
• Select the appropriate medical equipment to match health professional referrals, complete minor adjustments to ensure appropriate fit for clients
• Ensure the integrity of data collection and recording of all call/ client trackers and statistical information
• Provide instruction(s) on basic equipment use and respond to client enquiries regarding equipment set-up, returns, repairs and loan extensions
• Contributes to a healthy and safe working environment
• Accept financial and equipment donations to the Canadian Red Cross, and issue tax and non-tax receipts as needed
• Complete other duties as required

You will enjoy:

• Culture: an organization that is guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality
• Flexibility: a schedule that is flexible and fits into your life, vacation plans and family commitments.
• Meaningful Work: you will be helping people recovering from illness and surgery and those wishing to stay in their home longer.

Working Conditions:

• Work is performed in an office environment and is aligned to National and Provincial Health Standards as required during COVID-19. Personal protective equipment (PPE), physical distancing and regular hand hygiene practices are required
• The hours may vary but are generally three to four hours per week, either mornings or afternoons from Monday to Friday. Weekday evenings or Saturday shifts are available in some locations (in B.C. only).

Position Description, and how to apply:

Primary Contact(s)
Volunteer Engagement and Recruitment
Phone Number
The HELP program is looking for volunteers for the following offices:

Coastal Region: Campbell River, Courtenay, Duncan, Ladysmith, Lake Cowichan, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Port Alice, Port Hardy, Powell River, Salt Spring Island, Victoria

Lower Mainland: Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Maple Ridge, Langley, Surrey, Burnaby, Port Coquitlam, Vancouver, North Vancouver, Richmond, Squamish, White Rock

Southern BC: 100 Mile House, Ashcroft, Castlegar, Cawston, Clearwater, Cranbrook, Edgewood, Elkford, Creston, Enderby, Fernie, Grand Forks, Invermere, Kamloops, Kaslo, Kelowna, Lake Country, Lillooet, Merritt, Nelson, Oliver, Penticton, Princeton, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Trail, West Kelowna, Vernon

Northern BC and Yukon: Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Kitimat, Mackenzie, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Quesnel, Smithers, Terrace, Williams Lake, White Horse (YK)
Required Qualifications/Certifications
Criminal Records Check, Training Provided
Application Process
Application Required

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