Job Posting: Health Promotion Educator – Men’s Wellness Program, AVI

AIDS Vancouver Island is hiring.

The Men’s Wellness Program Health Promotion Educator provides programming, education, and
support relating to: HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, STIs, substance use, sexuality/sexual decision-making, testing,
treatment, and prevention strategies as a means of increasing community awareness and wellness, and reducing the further incidence of HIV, HCV, STIs, and other related blood-borne illnesses with a focus on the needs of the GBMSM community on Vancouver Island.

Qualifications/Skills and Abilities/Licensing/Registration:

  • University degree in health or social sciences, or equivalent combination of education and
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with HIV/AIDS, HCV and/or STI prevention and
    awareness and/or community development and support
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends when needed


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. In consultation with other Men’s Wellness Program staff, managers, peer educators, and
program participants, the Health Promotion Educator facilitates the design, implementation,
delivery and evaluation of educational workshops, projects, and events related to HIV, HCV, and
other STI’s
2. Provides supervision, support, training, and mentorship to peer educators
3. Provides education, information, support, and referrals via email, Facebook, drop-ins, and AVI’s
4. Maintains up-to-date and accurate knowledge of HIV, HCV and STI’s including prevention,
transmission, treatment, and emerging trends, with particular focus on how it impacts the
GBMSM community
5. Assists with the design, production, and distribution of promotional materials
6. Liaises with other community organizations to maximize educational opportunities and services
7. Coordinates testing events with community partners when needed
8. Maintains files, stats and records related to all areas of the program, electronic and paper, and
reports on program work
9. Promotes services including use of social media and other sites relevant to the GBMSM
10. Performs other related duties as assigned

Please see complete job posting for detailed information on qualifications, skills and abilities, and how to apply.