Community Health Service Centre Assistant

Posted: July 29, 2014

Region: Nova Scotia

Application deadline: June 30, 2018

Volunteer Position Posting
Community Health Department
Location: All offices in Nova Scotia

Do you want to make a difference in the daily lives of people in our community who utilize our services?  By assisting us at our offices, you will play an important role in the provision of a wide variety of services to our clients.

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Service Centre Assistant for the Community Health department.  Reporting to the Service Centre Coordinator this position will provide excellent customer service to clients who require a variety of services offered by the Canadian Red Cross.

Key Responsibilities

Greet and respond to the needs and inquiries of walk-in clients
Respond to general inquiries via telephone
Assist with HELP Equipment Loans
Encourage clients to assist the HELP Program by making a donation
Provide information about a wide range of Red Cross programs and Services to clients
Assist with general office activities as required


Education and Experience:

Clear Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check
Standard First Aid Certificate (Training provided)
Red Cross Orientation (Training provided)

Abilities and Skills

Understanding and adherence to the CRC principles and values.
Basic computer skills
Strong Customer service skills
Strong Interpersonal skills
Tact and the ability to maintain client confidentiality


(not required, not assessed, but desired)
Previous experience working in a fast paced office environment

This position requires a successful Canadian Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check.  The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Working Conditions

4 or more hours per week depending on availability

Interested parties may submit their resumes to:

The Canadian Red Cross Society

While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.