Job Posting 73307

Capacity Building Facilitator - African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) Lead
HIV Edmonton
Edmonton area
closing today (Fri, 30 Jul)
full time - term / contract  •  $46 000 - $48 000

Capacity Building Facilitator - African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) Lead

(Maternity Leave)

Closing Date: July 30, 2021

 

HIV Edmonton is an inclusive and dynamic community-based organization devoted to working with the whole community ensuring; that community is aware of HIV and AIDS, there are no new HIV infections, people living with HIV and AIDS live longer, healthier lives free of stigma, and everyone affected by HIV receives the services and support they need without barriers or discrimination.

 

Main Responsibilities of the Prevention and Education team is to facilitate prevention and awareness activities and workshops that provide support and information to diverse communities. This involves working closely alongside three communities disproportionality affected by HIV; Indigenous, gbMSM (gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men), and ACB (African, Caribbean and Black) to increase community capacity to address issues associated with HIV and AIDS

 

This position will lead the work of working alongside ACB Communities and Health Care Professionals and Service Providers that serve all these communities. This includes but is not limited to;

  • Create opportunity for knowledge exchange/transfer through facilitation of presentations and workshops
  • Partnering with community groups, service providers and health care professionals serving affected communities to provide HIV prevention interventions
  • Use of a variety of social media outlets and smart phone applications to support outreach efforts

 

Additional responsibilities Include assistance with management of educational resources and participation in ongoing program development & reporting.  This position reports to the Director of Programs and Services, and is one of 7 staff team members addressing the diverse support, outreach and educational needs of HIV and AIDS in the Edmonton area.

 

The annual salary range for this position is $46,000 - $48,000, with a comprehensive benefits plan.  People living with HIV and AIDS and/or have extensive experience working with ACB communities are encouraged to apply.

 

Qualifications

  • Degree or diploma in the field of education, social work, or counseling and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position.  
  • Experience providing community education workshops and group facilitation.
  • Ability to build relationships, strong verbal and written skills, focus on best and strength-based practices, a desire to connect with community to engage people about HIV and AIDS and a strong ability to generate positive opportunities are all essential to making this position fun and engaging.
  • Excellent support and counseling skills.
  • Competency in computer software/databases including CANFIT, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint, is preferred.
  • Access to a vehicle is required.

 

Application

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

Barhet Woldemariam, Director of Programs and Services

Email:

 

Applications require a cover letter to be considered for the position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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