Job Details: This is a part time position – approx. 21 hours per week (Tuesday to Friday – Flexible hours)
Compensation: Starting at $26/hr, Salary will depend on the applicant’s qualifications, experiences, and skillset.
We are seeking an individual with an experienced background in Social Work and/or Psychiatry with a knowledge of HIV. The position best suits an out-going personality, as it is mainly to provide support to members, their families and caregivers. We are looking for an individual that can work independently as well as in a team environment and is able to promote education and awareness throughout the community. The job description can sometimes change due to COVID-19 and current restrictions, therefore looking for an individual that can adapt quickly.
Key Role for Support Group/Members and Programs
- Facilitate support group meetings (either in person or by Zoom meeting) and help coordinate distribution of food with the help of volunteers while following COVID-19 restrictions
- Arrange guest speakers/videos on a variety of topics concerning the health and welfare for members
- Works closely with the Gilwest Clinic to keep informed with the services and member referrals.
- Maintain regular contact with members, providing support, advocacy, information and referrals as appropriate while abiding by COVID-19 restrictions.
- Coordinate and maintain members eligibility of Grocery Access Program (GAP) and Supplementary Health Fund (SHF).
- Arrange for members transportation to and from Hospital and other appointments (doctor, ie.) when needed.
- Maintain up-to-date case reports and data for members along with recording event activities and attendance
Responsibilities for Education, Awareness & Prevention
- Act as Community Liaison with other non-profits in the community.
- Help with the execution of the HIV 101 presentations, while maintaining current material for prevention workshops and presentations
- Solicits new opportunities for prevention workshops
- Helps develop reporting and measurement practices to demonstrate program success.
- Network with other AIDS organizations and Non profits, locally and nationally
- Coordinates displays at various locations and events: BC AIDS Walk, Gay Pride Parade, World AIDS Day events, Kwantlen College, etc. (when current restrictions allow)
- Helps coordinate the distribution of Society brochures/leaflets into the community along with coordinating new resource material for Safer Sex Campaigns/Condom packages.
- Implement members programs funded by specific grants
- Liaison with webmaster to keep relevant information up to date on the web site
- Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Social Media
How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail. [email protected]
No phone calls please.
We thank all applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Open till Position Filled