Category: Community News

Job Description Position: Project Manager & Community Educator Status: 0.75 FTE Time Period: 1-year contract position Remuneration: $52,000 to $57,000 plus benefits Location: Flexible Reporting to: Director of Program Development   Summary of the position: The Project Manager & Community Educator will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Human Rights Education Project (HREP)…. Read more »

Job Posting: Support Services Manager, Positive Living North

37.5 Hours per Week, $20.00 – $22.00 per hour Positive Living North (PLN) is an Aboriginal, community-based organization providing care, support and advocacy for people living with, vulnerable to, and affected by HIV/AIDS/HCV. We are looking to interview exceptional candidates who are committed to ongoing personal and professional growth who are interested in a position… Read more »

Job Posting: Peer Navigator, Positive Living BC

(Part Time, On-going, contract) Closing Date: until position is filled Employment Type: Contract Part-Time (approximately 10 Hours/Week) Location(s): Outreach – Operating within the area covered under the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Employer: Positive Living Society of British Columbia Salary Range: $20.86/hr Send Cover Letter and Resume to: [email protected] Job Summary The Positive Living Society of… Read more »

President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society

The President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society is a high-profile lecture series hosted by Simon Fraser University. The kickoff event is an arts exhibition: Innovation, Activism, and the Arts on Jan. 8, 2019 from 6-9:30 pm and Jan. 9, 2019 open all day from 9 am – 7pm. All the public events are free, so make sure… Read more »

HIV PrEP Testing Reminders Now Available by Email and Text

“I want to be reminded about PrEP follow-up” is the newest addition to a series of STI testing and vaccination reminders available on The BC Centre for Disease Control’s  provincial sexual health website, SmartSexResource where clients can sign-up to receive PrEP testing reminders by email or text. With this testing reminder, clients continuing on PrEP… Read more »

Job Posting: Senior Case Manager, Blood Ties

Blood Ties Four Directions Centre is seeking a Senior Case Manager Position Overview The Senior Case Manager is responsible for implementing and directing the Front Line Client and After Hours Supports program. The goals of the program are to ensure that underserved and high acuity individuals have access into supported housing, adequate supports to maintain housing, and… Read more »

PRICK! STI Testing Events January-March

Trouble finding a place to get tested for a possible sexually transmitted infections? Not feeling comfortable talking to your doctor about your sex life? Have some questions that you would like answered by a professional? PRICK! offers private and confidential full STI testing events in the Interior Health area for all ‘guys who like guys.’ If PRICK!… Read more »

Welcome to CAHR 2019

Did you know that Saskatchewan has the highest rate of HIV in Canada and Indigenous populations across Canada are more affected by HIV than other groups?  Are you interested in learning more about the disease and what Canadian researchers and community leaders from across Canada are doing to end HIV here in Canada and globally? The… Read more »

HIV in Canada 2017 Surveillance Report

From the Public Health Agency of Canada Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an important contributor to the global burden of disease and continues to be a major public health issue. In 2010, HIV was the leading cause of disability-adjusted life-years worldwide for people in the 30–44 year age group, and the fifth leading cause for… Read more »

  The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network is pleased to share with you Overdue for a Change: Scaling Up Supervised Consumption Services in Canada. Our summary brief describes the key findings and recommendations of a research project that was undertaken in 2018 to explore the current state of supervised consumption services (SCS) in Canada, to monitor… Read more »

Hepatitis C Course from eduCATIE+

CATIE is offering a Hepatitis C Basics course, through eduCATIE+, tailored for the Pacific region (British Columbia and the Yukon). CATIE’s Hepatitis C Basics blended learning course aims to provide foundational knowledge of hepatitis C, covering topics such as hepatitis C transmission, testing, treatment, prevention and health literacy. This is an introductory-level course geared toward… Read more »

Foster Nation’s 3rd Annual Misfit Christmas

  This event is a sober, free, kid friendly, all ages gathering meant for people in/from government care, self identified misfits, community allies, and folks who don’t have a place or people to spend Christmas Eve with! We will be open from 1:00 pm to 9:30 pm, at the WISE hall(1882 Adanac Street) in East… Read more »