Resource Trainer - Donor Centre


Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 0H7


​Job category: Training and development
Job posting ID: 6119


​Employment status: Regular full-time
Number of positions available:


Classification: NSNU
Salary/Rate of pay: $36.6720 - $44.5799


Application deadline: 2024-07-19 
Application requirements:

  • Your up-to-date resume.
  • We recommend you save a copy of the job posting for reference throughout the recruitment process.


Do you currently work for Canadian Blood Services? All employees must apply via the internal career page.


Together, we can make all the difference in the lives of others.


Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving lives. Thousands of patients depend on us every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues. 


If you are looking for a rewarding experience with a values and mission-driven team, join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference.


We acknowledge that the work of Canadian Blood Services spans many Territories and Treaty areas across the country, and we are grateful for the Traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who have guided us in this important work. We recognize the land and waters that have inspired our work and offer gratitude to those Indigenous peoples on whose territory we work, live and play.


About the role

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Regular full-time Resource Trainer - Donor Centre to join our dynamic Donor Relations team. 


The Donor Relations & Collections East team is responsible for supporting all Supply Chain training activities within the Region.  In this role, you will assist and coordinate training requirements for the department. 

Formula for success


  • Utilizing your expertise on operating procedures and regulatory requirements, you will coordinate training requirements, by identifying staff training needs.
  • Leveraging your excellent coaching skills, you will deliver related content and facilitate training classrooms.
  • Drawing on your knowledge or experience of all Donor Centre programs, you will contribute, as needed, to the development and modification of the national training program, including training standards development and documentation.
  • Utilizing your superior interpersonal and communication skills you will assist with the implementation of new projects and processes.
  • With your continuous improvement mindset and adherence to Good Manufacturing Practice, you will identify and periodically perform procedures to maintain competency and efficiency in training requirements.  

Desired education and skills


  • Degree in education and/or nursing.
  • Previous experience in adult teaching/educator or training role.
  • 2 - 4 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • ISTP certification preferred.
  • Prior experience working in a regulated environment is a definite asset.
  • Knowledge of all Donor Centre programs, including whole blood, autologous/directed and apheresis is an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Technical skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

What we offer you

  • 3 weeks' vacation
  • Comprehensive group health, dental and vision benefits for you and your family
  • Premiums paid according to the collective agreement
  • Defined benefit pension plan.
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, professional resources.

What you can expect


  • Shifts/hours - Monday to Friday, day shift

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply by providing your up-to-date resume. This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.