We are looking for an experienced, value-driven individual to develop and implement HIV prevention, health promotion, community development and capacity building initiatives targeting African, Caribbean & Black (ACB) populations in Peel Region. The African Caribbean and Black Program Coordinator will work as part of the Support Program Team to identify the individual and collective needs of target populations, develop, and make available prevention materials, and implement services and activities to address target population needs based on Moyo Health and Community Service's strategic priorities and the guidelines established by ACCHO (African and Caribbean Council on HIV/ADS in Ontario).
Specific duties and responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to the following and may be subject to change:
- Research innovative community development strategies that promote the health of diverse African, Caribbean, and Black communities.
- Identify and develop partnership opportunities with agencies, groups, clubs and businesses to promote the health of African, Caribbean and Black communities.
- Identify and respond to emerging community issues in HIV prevention through the development of innovative education, health promotion and community development programs.
- Respond to inquiries regarding African, Caribbean and Black health education.
- Actively participate in the African Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO) and other relevant networks and coalitions serving African, Caribbean and Black communities, immigrants and newcomer communities within and beyond the region.
- Participate on teams and external committees to communicate information, resolve problems, and achieve the strategic goals of the organization.
- Works collaboratively with other members of the Priority Population Network within the agency.
- Post-secondary education, preferably related to education and social services, or equivalent experience.
- Demonstrated sound knowledge of HIV/AIDS, African/Caribbean/Black Canadian history and contemporary experience in Ontario and related social issues.
- Knowledge of community resources and social service agencies.
- Demonstrated experience with program needs assessment, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation.
- The Ability to work from an anti-oppressive, anti-racist, and 2SLBTQ+positive framework.
- Experience with volunteer coordination, supervision, and support.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills.
- Time management and organizational skills.
- The ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
- Basic office and computer skills.
- Experience in using social networking tools.
Moyo Health and Community Services is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from persons living with HIV/AIDS, racialized individuals, members of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities, differently-abled and people with culturally diverse backgrounds.