Category: Community News

Job Posting: Support Worker, Positive Living Fraser Valley

From Positive Living Fraser Valley A full time support worker is needed to provide a variety of support services to clients with HIV  accessing services within our catchment area (Abbotsford to Boston Bar). These services include one on one support/counselling,  facilitation, medical transportation and medical advocacy, statistics collection, client/volunteer/community education and outreach and evaluating service… Read more »

Resources for Harm Reduction Education

If you work in harm reduction education, whether it’s informally with your family, in a workplace struggling with how to understand substance use, or as an educator presenting formally, here are two short videos to add to your resource list. They are great to use in the fight against the stigma directed at people who… Read more »

Creating Trans-Inclusive Reproductive and Sexual Health Care

CGSHE Speaker Series Date: February 20, 2020 Time: 12:00–1:00 PM Location: Hurlburt Auditorium, Rm 2200, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver   Please click here to RSVP. A.J. Lowik is a CGSHE Academic Advisory Committee member and a SSHRC-funded PhD Candidate with the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia… Read more »

Webinar: CBRC Sex Now Survey

Date recorded: Wednesday February 26, 2020 Presenter: Ben Klassen, Research Manager, Community-Based Research Centre This webinar focused on CBRC’s Sex Now survey, Canada’s largest and longest-running survey of gay, bi, and queer men’s health (inclusive of trans and Two-Spirit people). Presenter Ben Klassen provided an overview of the survey’s history, questionnaire design and consultation process,… Read more »

  The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development and CATIE will be presenting a two-part webinar series on Indigenous-centred and reconciliatory harm reduction approaches this February and March. The first webinar will provide an overview of what these approaches look like, the link between colonialism and substance use, HIV… Read more »

Job Posting: Lawyers, Pivot

Pivot is hiring in two positions. This information via their site. See site for complete information. Contract Staff Lawyer (6-12 months) Application deadline: Tuesday February 18, 2020 at 5 PM (PST)  Pivot is seeking a full-time contract staff lawyer to support our ongoing work. We are particularly looking for lawyers who have 1) strong legal… Read more »

Job Posting: Support Worker, PACE

About PACE: PACE is a peer-driven organization in Vancouver that seeks to reduce the harm and isolation associated with sex work through education, support, and advocacy. We work to increase the health, safety, and empowerment of our members, by respecting their right to self-determination and supporting their self-identified needs. About The Metro Vancouver Consortium’s Transitions… Read more »

Call for Nominations – CTN Community Advisory Committee

Are you interested in HIV research? The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) of the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network provides community input to the CTN regarding clinical research, and nominations are open. A scientific background is not required and training materials are provided.   CAC members also receive a small honorarium. Potential committee members should have:… Read more »

AHA Centre: Community Engagement Fund

Funding opportunity. Please share! The Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre (AHA Centre) is a national, Indigenous-led collaborative research centre housed at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN).  The AHA Centre supports HIV and AIDS Community-Based research conducted in Aboriginal communities across Canada. Could $10 000 help you develop a research project? We are currently accepting applications for… Read more »

Date: Thursday January 23 Time: 12 PM – 1 PM Location: Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver A light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure sufficient food and space and to share with us any dietary or accessibility needs. Dr. John Oliffe is a Senior Research Advisor at CGSHE,… Read more »