Summer Student Recruiter
Canadian Blood Services
Kelowna, BC
Join Canada’s lifeline

We’re seeking two Summer Student Recruiter's to join our team.

Be part of a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, diverse and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. We are the connection between the sincere generosity of donors, and the heartfelt appreciation of recipients. Thousands of Canadians depend on our programs every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells, organs and tissues.

Are you ready to embark on a meaningful and inspiring journey, where what you do matters? Be part of Canada’s lifeline. Because we can all be the reason, the connection, that keeps Canadians living.

You will be responsible for supporting the efforts of donor recruitment at community events. You will attend local events to raise awareness regarding the importance of donating blood or blood products by booking interested individuals into appointments at upcoming clinics or registering individuals to receive further information regarding donation opportunities. You will work with staff to identifying possible events, activity targets and best practices for event execution.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience with sales, promotions and/or marketing and dealing with the general public
Ability to initiate conversation and speak comfortably regarding opportunities to get involved at Canadian Blood Services.
Excellent verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks while being flexible
Strong personal initiative and a passion for the cause
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Required Skills
Some post-secondary education, plus related experience or equivalent combination
Preference will be given to those with an interest in Sales, Marketing or Public Outreach
Experience with use of devices such as tablets and laptops
Experience with use of social media
Fluency in English

Summer Student Grant, to be eligible, students must:
Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
Have a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Required Experience