Health Equipment Loan Program - Equipment Maintenance Volunteer

Posted: October 13, 2017

Region: Various locations across Nova Scotia

Application deadline: June 30, 2018

Do you want to make a difference in the daily lives of people in our community who utilize our services?  By ensuring that the health equipment that we loan to our clients is well maintained and cleaned you will be making a difference in the lives of those who need us most.

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 Equipment Cleaning and Maintenance volunteer for the Community Health department (Health Equipment Loan Program - H.E.L.P).  Reporting to the Service Centre Coordinator this position will clean, maintain and preform basic repairs of Red Cross HELP equipment.

Key Responsibilities

Ensures that returned equipment is properly cleaned and sanitized
Performs basic maintenance on equipment
Performs basic repairs as needed
Understands and follows policies and procedures as per Community Health requirements
Completes required Orientation and Training


Education and Experience:

Previous maintenance and repair experience
Clear Police Record
Standard First Aid Certificate (Training provided)
WHMIS Training (Training provided)

Abilities and Skills

Understanding and adherence to the CRC principles and values.
Strong Customer service skills
Strong mechanical skills
Physically able to accomplish the tasks required


(not required, not assessed, but desired)
Previous experience working with the repair and maintence of health equipment would be an asset

This position requires a successful Canadian Police Record Check. 

Working Conditions

4 or more hours per week depending on availability

Apply now to join our local Red Cross team and become a part of the world’s largest humanitarian organization, and one of our 13 million volunteer across the world.
The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.


Interested parties may submit their application & resume no later than June 30, 2018 to:
The Canadian Red Cross Society

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

Volunteer application