Job Posting: Community Health Educator/Positive Prevention Coordinator

Education Department, Positive Living North (Prince George)
37.5 Hours per Week, $19 – 21 per hour

Positive Living North is an Aboriginal, non-profit, community-based organization providing care, support and advocacy for people living with, vulnerable to, and affected by HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C (HCV). We are looking to interview exceptional candidates who are committed to ongoing personal and professional growth who are interested in a position as a full-time Health Educator/Positive Prevention Coordinator. People living with HIV/AIDS/HCV & those of Aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to apply.

Candidate Profile

PLN seeks a team player with healthy personal characteristics who is passionate about
supporting our mandate to assist all people in gaining full access to the Determinants of
Health. We seek a dynamic individual who can compassionately, comfortably and
confidentially work in an environment that respects diversity and has the ability to deal nonjudgementally with issues such as addiction, poverty, and the legacy of the colonization of
Aboriginal people. This person will work closely with the Education Manager to develop
HIV/AIDS/HCV education programs for implementation in the north.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences field, current knowledge related to
    HIV/AIDS, or equivalent education/experience
  • Experience facilitating educational presentations
  • Have an understanding of the complexity of working in diverse communities and
    knowledge of Aboriginal history and culture and the effects of colonization
  • A thorough appreciation and awareness of Aboriginal history and culture
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, written & verbal
    communication skills
  • Personal characteristics that will contribute to a healthy, dynamic team & the ability
    to work independently
  • Computer experience with Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, and Outlook, &
    Internet research skills



The successful candidate will work within a client-centered, risk/harm reduction environment

  • Facilitate educational programs in a knowledgeable and skilled manner, supporting
    PLN members in participating as facilitators when possible, with a willingness and
    ability to travel
  • Assess the need for educational programs and assist in curriculum development
  • Ensure supplies are ordered and available for education and awareness activities on
    and off site
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of special events (e.g. AIDS Walk,
    Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week/Day, World AIDS Day)
  • Produce quarterly newsletters (experience with publishing programs an asset)
  • Work in conjunction with other PLN departments in the provision of HIV/AIDS/HCVrelated
    education and awareness activities


For a full description of duties, please refer to PLN’s website:
Closing Date: Friday July 5th, 2019 at 12:00 PM (noon)

Please fax or email cover letter, resumes, and references to:

Attention: Nicole West, Program/Office Manager
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 250-562-3317

We appreciate everyone’s interest, but only those candidates who are short-listed will be contacted