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Job Number:  35781
Peer Engagement Coordinator [0.86 fte]
Job Posted: Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 26 June 2017
(57 days ago)
Réseau ACCESS Network
Region: Northern Ontario Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Sudbury Salary: (not entered)

The position is responsible for the following:

  1. Coordinates Peer Engagement Program which develops meaningful opportunities for persons living with HIV and/or HCV and/or past/present experience with sex work.
  2. Supervises and mentors Peer Leaders connected to the project.
  3. Facilitates educational presentations related to HIV/HCV/STBBI prevention / testing / access to treatment/stigma and discrimination for peers and service providers.
  4. Facilitates a “Speaker’s Bureau” program which encourages those with lived experience to share life stories as a teaching tool.
  5. Coordinates Peer component of low threshold street and community outreach to marginalized community members living with or at risk of HIV/HCV/STBBI.

 

The successful candidate:

  1. Demonstrated experience with issues of addiction, mental health, HIV/HCV, sex work.
  2. Post-Secondary education an asset.
  3. Work with diverse populations and backgrounds in a non-judgmental approach.
  4. Experience working with Peers and knowledge of Peer Engagement
  5. Understanding the effects of stigma and discrimination.
  6. Ability to speak/present in public forum.
  7. Awareness of and sensitivity when working with diverse cultures, and perspectives.
  8. Experience working with volunteers and/or peers.
  9. Applicants living with HIV and/or HCV and/or past/present experience with sex work will be given priority.
  10. Bilingualism is considered an asset
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
The full job description is located on the Réseau ACCESS Network Website at www.reseauaccessnetwork.com. Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume with a cover letter by the closing date of Friday, June 26th, 2017, to the attention of the Executive Director at
Contact Details:
Richard Rainville
Réseau ACCESS Network
111 Larch Street
Fourth Floor, Box 10
Sudbury, ON, P3E 4T5

Tel: (705) 688-0050
Fax: (705) 688-0423
E-mail:
www:   www.ReseauACCESSNetwork.com/


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