Do you want to participate on a provincial level regarding HIV, hepatitis C and related issues? Are you looking for a big picture experience as opposed to hands-on opportunity? Do you want to support the frontline agencies in our network?
If the answer is yes, then consider applying to join the Pacific AIDS Network Board of Directors! Or if you know an ideal candidate then give them a nudge…
Check out the details and apply! Deadline is September 27th 2019.
Looking to this year’s (online) AGM on October 24th there are a number of PAN board seats that are up for election. We are recruiting for for Board members that will represent the Interior Health region, as well as for the new Indigenous representative seat. There are also multiple vacancies for seats designated for people living with HIV (PLHIV) or people with lived experience (PWLE) of hep C.
The PAN board makes sure that PAN fulfills its mission and does so responsibly, respectfully, and with ethical financial management. PAN is a dynamic organization, and board members play a vital role bringing forward regional perspectives and the voices of lived experiences, with a view to PAN’s provincial mandate and our role supporting members with capacity building and leadership training, evaluation and research, and advocacy and policy change.
More about PAN
We are a member-based coalition that provides a network to support 40+ member organizations’ working hard to respond to HIV, hepatitis C and related issues. Some of what we do:
- Facilitating linkages, communication and the sharing of best practices among member organizations and with external stakeholders (e.g., policy makers, funders, researchers, etc.)
- Providing programs and services including:
- Professional/workforce development (e.g. in person training and workshops, and virtual learning opportunities for the staff and key volunteers of our member organizations)
- Leadership training for people living with HIV (PLDI)
- Face-to-face networking
- PHSA Collective Impact Network
- Human Rights Education Project
- Mutual support, education and skills development
- Community-based research and program evaluation services
- Participatory evaluation initiatives and partnerships
- Online resources and webinars
- Acting as one of the provincial voices for the community-based response to HIV and hepatitis C
- Undertaking collective action and policy change to influence public perceptions and policies affecting people living with HIV and hepatitis C, as well as those most “at risk”
All the details about this opportunity and the application process can be found here. Deadline is September 27th 2019.