Job Posting 83330

Capacity Building Facilitator - African, Caribbean & Black (ACB) Lead
HIV Edmonton
Edmonton area
9702 - 111 Avenue, Edmonton AB
closes in 3 days (Tue, 31 May)
full time  •  $46,000.00 - $49,000.00 per annum with a comprehensive benefit package.

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

 

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.

 

Key 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 with 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

                                                                                                                   

The incumbent in this position will be the “go-to person” as it relates to engaging and working collaboratively with 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
  • Partner 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 assisting with the management of educational resources and participating in ongoing program development and reporting.

 

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 counselling 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 counselling skills
  • Competency in computer software/databases including CANFIT, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint, is preferred
  • Access to a vehicle is required.

Salary: $46,000.00 - $49,000.00 per annum with a comprehensive benefit package.

 

Closing Date:  May 20, 2022 or until a suitable candidate is selected.

 

To Apply:  Forward resume and cover letter to:  Jonah Elke, Prevention & Education Lead

                                                                                                                            

 

Applications require a cover letter to be considered for the position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   Applicants who are interested in learning more about this position are invited to attend a virtual information session on May 18, 2:30pm-3:30pm.  For an invite to the zoom info session please e-mail:  .          

 

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