Job Posting 64411

Gay Men’s Health Programs Coordinator
Moyo Health & Community Services
Halton / Peel area, Brampton, Ontario
closes in 2 days (Sat, 26 Sep)
full time - term / contract  •  $44,600– $50,000

Job Title: Gay Men’s Health Programs Coordinator

Salary Range: $44,600– $50,000 per Annum (~$24.50 - $27.50 per hour) plus Comprehensive Benefits Package (which include dental, optical and extended health coverage)

Type: Full Time (35 hours per week), 2-year contract

Language of Work: English, though knowledge of additional languages will be considered an asset.

Location of Work: Peel Region, Ontario

 

Summary

Reporting to the 2SLGBTQ+ Programs Manager, and working as part of an integrated Programs and Services team, the Gay Men’s Health Programs Coordinator will coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of Moyo’s health promotion, and community development initiatives supporting cis and trans gay, bisexual, queer men who have sex with men (GBQTMSM) in the region of Peel.

 

Guided by strengths-based, sex positive, anti-oppression, and harm reduction principles, this position will work very closely with clients, volunteers, newcomers, other community members, and partner agencies to strengthen the health and well-being of GBQTMSM. Applying a variety of lenses, including health promotion, population health, intersectionality, life course, minority stress and syndemic theories, this position will develop and implement strategic, evidence-based programs to impact health at the individual, community, and structural levels.

 

This position will represent the agency as a member of the provincial Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance.

 

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

Program Development, Implementation, Evaluation

  • Coordinate the implementation of programs, services and other activities identified in work plans including service provider trainings, community outreach (online and face to face), one-on-one and group sessions, community events, communication activities (campaigns, program promotions, blogging, etc.)
  • Revise and adopt annual work plans guided by current and emerging evidence of need, best practice, available resources, and other relevant factors
  • Participate in community based initiatives (community based, academic, etc.) that help to strengthen our understanding of the needs and interests of GBQTMSM in the region of Peel
  • Implement project proposals that support the planning of strategic partnerships and resource development opportunities
  • Administer evaluation tools that measure the quality and impact of GBQTMSM programs, services and other activities in order to maintain program statistics
  • Actively participate in the Ontario Gay Men Sexual Health Alliance and other relevant networks and coalitions serving GBQTMSM

 

Community Development

  • Support 2SLGBTQ+ newcomer populations and settlement agencies with culturally competent services in Peel region; systems navigation, informative presentations and other supportive services.
  • Identify and support hard-to-reach 2SLGBTQ+ clients who need support in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, especially those who face challenges being public about their sexual identities, via access to group programming, client education, information and referrals
  • Maintain diverse and meaningful partnership opportunities that contribute to strengthening the health and well-being of GBQTMSM across the lifespan
  • Participate actively in relevant coalitions, networks and other community meetings and events
  • Respond to inquiries regarding GBQTMSM health education, and provide consultation to other organizations as required

 

Volunteer & Program Administration

  • May supervise meaningful volunteer opportunities in GBQTMSM programs
  • Implement recruitment, training and engagement activities according to agency standards
  • Maintain program files and other documentation, including email, according to agency standards
  • Participate on all internal teams as required
  • Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures
  • Produce program statistics and narrative reports as required
  • Support development of funding applications

 

 

Attributes

Friendly, positive, courteous, outgoing and respectful, you are keenly interested in community-based initiatives. You are a sincere, compassionate, clear, effective and diplomatic communicator who identifies with the population, works comfortably with diverse populations and values confidentiality. You know how to work collaboratively, take initiative, need limited guidance and instructions, but respond well to these when offered. You always meet deadlines and are able to work both independently and as part of a team. You are flexible and willing to take on tasks as required, even if they do not fall within the parameters of your usual responsibilities. You are able to prioritize, multi-task and manage workload. You are a key component of the organization and value your role in enabling other arms of the organization to fulfill responsibilities with greater ease and efficiency.

  • Post-Secondary education in a related field and/or related experience required
  • Demonstrated understanding of the value and importance of nurturing inclusion (ideally celebration) of diverse racial, cultural, linguistic, sexual, gender, ability, and other experiences
  • Training and/or experience in community development, program development principles and practice as well as adult education will be an asset
  • Experience with volunteer co-ordination, supervision and support
  • Ability to represent the agency and its service users effectively to the community and other service providers
  • Passion for nurturing community participation and providing leadership on issues related individual, community and systemic advocacy
  • Experience working or volunteering in a community based not for profit
  • Enthusiastic about and skilled in using social media platforms/apps (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Grindr, etc.)
  • Knowledge of website, social media and print content development
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of online/email communications platforms
  • Ability to work outside regular working hours (evening and weekends at times)
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license, insurance and reliable vehicle is an asset, as regular local travel is an essential element of the position
  • Vulnerable sector screening may be required
  • Interest in and support for the mission of Moyo Health & Community Services

 

Moyo HCS promotes the principles of anti-oppression and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applicants living with or affected by HIV. We also encourage people of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, health statuses, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientations to apply.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position and value the time you have put into applying. Please apply via the methods provided by the website where you found this advertisement. Due to the volume of applicants and limited resources, only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted by phone and/or email. No telephone inquiries please.

 

Moyo Health & Community Services (formerly Peel HIV/AIDS Network)

Business Address: 7700 Hurontario Street #601, Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3

 

 

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