Tag: HIM

HIM job posting: Financial Controller

The Health Initiative for Men is currently recruiting for a Financial Controller (part time). The Financial Controller is responsible for provide senior level financial services, including: managing Receivables, overseeing Payables, month-end close, year-end close preparation, managing HIM’s charitable tax receipting program, periodic funder reporting, annual budgeting and monthly variance reporting, completion of the annual charity… Read more »

Health Initiative for Men is currently recruiting for the position of Knowledge Translation Manager. Within the context of a community-centered care model, in accordance with standards of professional practice, and the vision and values of HIM, the Knowledge Translation Manager is responsible for providing leadership in the planning and implementation of our community-level sexual health… Read more »

JUST MAKES SENSE: New Online HIV & STI Testing Service

Some things just make sense online… like online HIV & STI testing without visiting a clinic. GetCheckedOnline is a new, free, and confidential HIV & STI testing service developed by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control for gay & bi guys in Vancouver, and HIM’s Just Makes Sense campaign provides all the details of this… Read more »

HIM CLIENT SURVEY: Tell us what you think!

Getting feedback from our clients and the communities we serve is a critical component of our gay men’s health strategy. We’re privileged to connect with the diverse range of community members who engage with a variety of our programs and services at Health Initiative for Men. Although we may have heard from many of you… Read more »

Did you know that at least 60% of gay men have been infected with HPV, the Human Papillomavirus (and 80-90% of those who are HIV-positive)? Or, that compared with the general population, gay men & other men who have sex with men (MSM) are about 20 times more likely to develop anal cancer? #GetGarded is… Read more »

About Health Initiative for Men Society (HIM) Health Initiative for Men (HIM) envisions gay men building healthy lives together. The mission at HIM is to strengthen the health and well­being of gay men. We value a comprehensive approach to healthy living, gay men’s ability to make informed decisions, a non­judgmental sex‐positive and strengths based philosophy,… Read more »

Participate in a focus group on Saturday, Nov. 1st @3:00 – 5:00pm HIV self-testing would allow you to test yourself at home. Currently, this kind of testing has not yet been approved for use in Canada. However, a group of researchers and community partners is developing a project to evaluate how HIV-testing might be introduced…. Read more »

If you live in the Fraser Health region and are a gay or bi man you have a few consultation opportunities that will help Fraser Health learn how to better support the health and well-being of gay and bi men in the region. HIM (Health Initiative For Men) and Fraser Health are teaming up to gather… Read more »

Reminder: Building Intergenerational Gay and Bi Communities With only one week left to go, please don’t forget to RSVP and let your friends and colleagues know about Building Intergenerational Gay and Bi Communities. This event will bring together generations of gay and bi men for an all ages discussion on the topics of life course,… Read more »

Spread the word about the CHAPS project!

Are you buying or selling sex in Vancouver? Do you know someone who is? Spread the word about the CHAPS project! CHAPS (Community Health and HIV Assessment of Men who Purchase and Sell Sex) is a study of men’s experiences with sexual health, HIV vulnerabilities and access to care as both buyers (clients) and sellers… Read more »

The Reception Volunteer works in HIM’s Health Centre setting and receives clinic clients and responds to inquiries on the phone, via the internet, and face to face. The Reception Volunteer is responsible for providing information regarding the clinic to the general public and clients; providing administrative support to the nurses, peer support volunteers, and professional… Read more »