YouthCO reduces the impact of HIV and Hep C stigma on the youth of British Columbia through peer support, education and meaningful community engagement. We also work to end the stigma related to HIV and hepatitis C.
The job description is written with intent of hiring a YouthCO staff member; however, candidates may
apply to do this work independently as a contractor. Preference will be given to candidates who can
work as a YouthCO staff member during regular office hours (10-5 PM). Read job description and application information in full.
What does the Youth Hep C Needs Assessment Lead do?
The Youth Hep C Needs Assessment Lead is a short term position at YouthCO. This position’s priority is to assess current opportunities for YouthCO to offer Hep C peer education and support programming in BC. The goal of this contract is to make recommendations for YouthCO’s future Hep C programming that responds to the communities we work with. This position will be responsible for:
• connecting with youth most impacted by Hep C (including youth living with Hep C, youth who have
received Hep C treatment, and youth in communities with disproportionate rates of Hep C, including
newcomer youth, Indigenous youth, and street-entrenched youth)
• hearing from leaders in Hep C in British Columbia (including staff and participants at YouthCO) about key priorities for youth
• identifying current sources of evidence about Hep C and youth in British Columbia
• making recommendations for YouthCO’s future Hep C programming
This Lead will also be required to complete operational and administrative tasks such as:
• communicating via email (Outlook) and phone to support peer programming, youth engagement, partnership and YouthCO-wide priorities and needs
• scheduling hours and meetings using Outlook
• completing timesheets and other administrative information within the requested timelines
• consistently building knowledge and practice of anti-oppression within YouthCO’s programming
• participating in staff meetings, staff-Board events, training, and community events
To learn more about YouthCO and our programs, visit our website at www.youthco.org. Knowing more about the organization and program you are applying to work in will help you shape a great application!
This is a one-time position starting in November 2019 and ending February 2020. This role will not be continued after the fiscal year end of March 31, 2020.
Deadline to apply: November 15, 2019, at 10 AM.