Service Centre Coordinator
Canadian Red Cross
Antigonish, NS
The Canadian Red Cross Society (CRCS), a non-profit, humanitarian organization is seeking a Service Centre Coordinator to join our Community Health department in a permanent full-time position. This is a unique opportunity to work with a world recognized brand, shape the culture of the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) and to put your passion of supporting vulnerable people to work.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Community Health Programs, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination of the specific community health programs in the Antigonish Service Centre.

You will enjoy:
Culture: an organization that is guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
Opportunity: to work with the best and brightest in the non-profit field, in an environment that promotes continuous learning, creativity and collaboration.
Flexibility: alternative work arrangements and paid time off for those “life happens” moments.
Employee Benefits: comprehensive health and dental plan, pension plan with matching contributions and competitive vacation entitlements.
Meaningful Work: you will be part of a team that supports Canadians within your provinces as well as from across the country.

In this role, you will:
Coordinate the day to day delivery of the Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) which will include volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and recognition.
Maintain inventory records on loans, returns and statistics in accordance with HELP program policies and procedures.
Liaise with long term care nursing facilities for the overall delivery of the Specialized Health Equipment Loan Program (including delivery and pick up of health equipment).
Coordinate day to day administrative functions such as ensuring financial transactions are completed and all information flow to public is timely and accurate.
Employees and Volunteers at every level are responsible for safe work practices and to adhere to practices outlined in their applicable provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Support other Red Cross initiatives, as needed, to provide for a coordinated team effort to meet the needs of the vulnerable in our communities.

We are looking for:
The minimum qualifications for this job are completion of post-secondary education or diploma in a health-related field with one to three years of job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Previous experience working with seniors is considered an asset.
Ability to prioritize and organize multiple issues simultaneously in a complex client-based environment.
Sound decision making abilities, combined with strong organizational skills, are essential.
Excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills are essential.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral, in English is mandatory. Fluency in French is considered an asset.
Demonstrated computer proficiency and presentation skills.
Previous experience working with volunteers and the ability to supervise is considered an asset.
Familiarity with inventory control procedures.
Ability to do medium to heavy lifting (50 - 75 lbs)
Valid driver’s license with willingness to travel within province.
A satisfactory driver’s abstract is required.
A satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Checks are required.
Standard First Aid & CPR certification is required.

Working Conditions:
The majority of work is performed in an environment which is mostly clean and comfortable.

The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We encourage all qualified persons to apply particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Please notify us as soon as possible of any adaptive measures you might require at any stage of the recruitment process

Although we thank all applicants for their submissions, we will respond only to those we wish to interview.

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