Category: Peer Leadership

from Canadian Positive People Network (CPPN) Pursuant to its By-Laws and to Part 9 of the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, the nominations process for the Canadian Positive People Network (CPPN) Board of Directors’ elections at this year’s Annual General Meeting of Members (save the date for our annual virtual meeting of members: September 18/19, 2021)… Read more »

Invitation to Participate in Peer Panel: Family and Caregivers of People with Lived and Living Experience The Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions is working on a new public-facing campaign around the topic of drug use and overdose. The purpose of the campaign is to help inform and educate the general public in British Columbia… Read more »

The Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions is working on a new public-facing campaign around the topic of drug use and overdose. The purpose of the campaign is to help inform and educate the general public in British Columbia and reduce stigma. The Ministry is seeking participants with lived and living experience surrounding substance use… Read more »

  We are excited to share that I’m Ready, a major HIV self-testing research program has launched from REACH Nexus, which is the same research team that got Canada’s first HIV self-test approved last November. I’m Ready’s goals are to reach people who are undiagnosed, get them connected to care, and to learn through the research how… Read more »

Thrive Project seeks participants

Thrive is a Community-Based Research study that aims to measure trends in healthcare utilization and health outcomes among older adults living with HIV (OALHIV) over time and estimate potential gaps in care. Learn more      

Job Posting: Indigenous Peer Navigator, AIDS Vancouver

Employment Type: Contract Part-Time (5-10 Hours/Week) Location(s): Operating within the area covered under the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Employer: AIDS Vancouver Salary Range: $22.00/hr Closing Date: until position is filled Send Cover Letter and Resume to: [email protected] or drop off in person at AIDS Vancouver Office – 1101 Seymour St. Vancouver BC. V6B 0R1  … Read more »

AIDS Vancouver is looking for Peer Navigators for the Rapid Access Addictions Clinic Employment Type: Contract Part-Time (10-15 Hours/Week) Location(s): Operating within the area covered under the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Employer: AIDS Vancouver Closing Date: until position is filled Send Cover Letter and Resume to: [email protected] or drop off in person at reception desk,… Read more »

We’re excited to announce the Pilot Program of the Hepatitis C Leadership Program, coming up in July 2021. It will be delivered live online.  Are you a person with lived experience of hepatitis C who would like to embark on a leadership journey? This is an exciting opportunity to discover and connect on an individual,… Read more »

Substance Use News, April 2021

Substance Use News provides a snapshot of news and resources for those working in harm reduction. We share pieces on the social, medical and political responses to the opioid crisis, from advocacy to welcome change. With the added layer of the coronoavirus/COVID-19 public health constraints, those working in harm reduction have heightened concerns about how… Read more »

The Making it Work Community-Based Research project is looking for community members from Vancouver and Prince George to join the research team as Peer Research Associates. If you are interested in learning more about research and the Making it Work Study and you feel you meet the description below, please get in touch to tell… Read more »