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Student Recruiter/Student Ambassador - Surrey


Surrey, BC, CA, V3R 9V8

Job category: Donor recruitment, fundraising and sales
Job posting ID: 3047


​Employment status: Casual
Position's anticipated end date (if temporary): 2022/09/23 
Possible schedule/FTE: 
approx. 30 hours/week scheduled (flexible days, some evenings or weekends)


Classification: HEU 180
Salary/Rate of pay: $16.03/hour


Application deadline: 2022-05-23 
This position is open to: External applicants


Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.   


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


Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.


Canadian Blood Services is looking for four Casual Student Ambassadors/Student Recruiters to join our dynamic Donor Relations Team in Surrey.  In this role 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.  We are committed to increasing our awareness and inclusion to more diverse groups. This role will include research into communities to find out about organizations, affiliations and connections.


Key responsibilities include:

  • 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


Examples of Specific Tasks and Duties may Include:

  • Actively participating in donor recruitment events, both in-person and remote.
  • Project based activities to support clinic and in-person events including:
    • Researching topics or groups to help target specific donors, with particular focus on diversity and inclusion
    • Creating recruitment support materials
    • Distribution of signage
    • Attending recruitment tables
    • Organizing materials in-clinic
    • Participating as wellness checkers in clinic as required



  • 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
  • Required: valid drivers license and access to a vehicle



  • 12.6% in lieu of vacation and statutory holidays
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, and much more


Summer Student Grant, to be eligible, students must

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) 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 for the duration of the employment
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Additional Information:

Approximately 30 hours scheduled weekly (days, some evenings and weekends).

Please Note: This position is subject to receipt of a Federal Grant as it is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs programs and the successful incumbent must meet the program requirement.

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.  


To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds.


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! 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 (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.