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We're Hiring! Positive Wellness Program Support Worker- NANAIMO

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 11:17
Applicants should submit resumes and cover letters to jobs@avi.org by 5:00pm on January 29, 2018 Grid Level: Grid 10A, $21.85/hour Hours of Work: 26.5 hours/week: 8:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Wednesday; 8:30am-4:00pm Thursday Work Location: AVI Health Centre, 102-55 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo BC Job Summary: ...

Queerabilities

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 13:09
Our Queerabilities Group meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 5-6:30 pm in the Greater Victoria Public Library on Broughton Street in downtown Victoria We are a group of folks who identify someone on the LGBTTQQIAAP+ spectrum who are also living with a disability, either diagnosed or...

PrEP access update thanks to the Davie Buyers Club!

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 14:28
How to access no-cost PrEP in BC via the Centre for Excellence's Drug Treatment Program (DTP): 1. Visit your doctor/ nurse practitioner to be assessed for starting or continuing PrEP. Complete the required screening tests.  2. Your MD/NP must call the CFE DTP at 604-806-8515 to request the...

Holiday Hours

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 13:20
Campbell River Daytime Programs: Office closed Monday December 25 – Monday January 1st  We will reopen on Tuesday January 2nd with our regular services and hours Harm Reduction Services: Monday, December 25th ~ 11:00am – 3:00pm (harm reduction and OPS only) Tuesday, December 26th  ~ 11:00am – 3:...

Westshore AVI Health Centre Open House

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:03
Westshore AVI Health Centre Invites you to drop by for our open house Tuesday December 12th from 3-6pm #111-2787 Jacklin Road, Langford 3pm Songhees Councillor Gary Sam, territory acknowledgement 3-5pm drop-in meet and greet, refreshments provided 5-6pm everyone welcome Naloxone training We have...

“We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation locations for 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 13:16
Now in its sixth year, the “We Are Here” anti-stigma project involves local people living with HIV sharing their personal stories with their communities, reminding us all that HIV doesn’t just happen elsewhere – it happens right here, too.  This project features “Storyboards”, an art installation,...

A call to action from Mom's Stop the Harm

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:13
From Mom's Stop the Harm We have all been feeling the pain of the rising death toll in the opioid crisis, as numbers of families in morning grow. The actions of all levels of government are inadequate considering the magnitude of the problem. We need to see leadership at the top, starting with our ...

World AIDS Day Events in Courtenay, Comox and Campbell River

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 12:03
Nov 27-Dec 7 - “We Are Here”  Courtenay Library: 300 6th St, Courtenay Comox Library: 1720 Beaufort Ave, Comox Campbell River Library: 1240 Shoppers Row, Campbell RiverAn art installation, where a collection of diverse images and real-life stories of HIV+ folks will be on display at the...

World AIDS Day Events Victoria 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:01
Nov 22nd to Dec 6th: “We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation Now in its sixth year, the “We Are Here” anti-stigma project involves local people living with HIV sharing their personal stories with their fellow Victorians, reminding us all that HIV doesn’t just happen elsewhere – it happens right...

AVI's Annual Membership Drive

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:36
AVI is many hearts and many voices. Membership in AVI provides the foundation for our work, the direction for our growth. Members participate by voting at the Annual General Meeting and by volunteering in our programs and committees. Membership strengthens our professional and political presence in...