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Nanaimo Comedy Fundraiser to help prevent overdose deaths

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 11:50
Mid Island Comedy at the Corner Lounge will be presenting a marathon night of stand up to support the AVI Health Centre’s local programs that help to prevent overdose deaths in Nanaimo. 100% of all proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the take-home Naloxone program facilitated by the AVI Health...

Call for Abstracts: Men’scapes is looking for presentations on self-care/self-love

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 10:56
Men’scapes is a conference  exploring the lives of gay/bi/queer/questioning men (cis, trans, non-binary two spirit).This year the theme is self-care and self-love and we are looking for individuals who would like to provide workshops, presentations or panels. Topics can range from subjects such as...

Job Posting: Counsellor/Casual ( DEADLINE EXTENDED - Applicants needed for Campbell River )

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:07
POSITION TITLE: Counsellor - Casual  DEPARTMENT: Positive Wellness Program/Harm Reduction Services  Campbell River  SUPERVISOR: Manager, Courtenay and Campbell River offices  BARGAINING UNIT: Health Services & Support Community Subsector Association  CLASSIFICATION: GRID 10 ...

Job Posting: North Island Youth Peer Outreach Worker 

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 15:04
POSITION TITLE: North Island Youth Peer Outreach Worker Courtenay/Campbell River- Part time, 15 hrs per week  DEPARTMENT: Health Promotion and Community Development  SUPERVISIOR: Manager, Courtenay Regional offices.  BARGAINING UNIT: Health Services & Support Community Subsector Association ...

Job Posting: Harm Reduction Support Worker

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 08:07
POSITION TITLE: Harm Reduction Support Worker  SCHEDULE: 1) Regular/Full-Time (37.5 hours/week; Sunday-Thursday, 1-9pm)  DEPARTMENT: 713 Outreach Team, Harm Reduction Services  SUPERVISOR: Harm Reduction Services Manager  WAGE RATE: Grid 10 (starting $21.13/hr) ...

AVI's 30 years!

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 11:29
Leaving the highly structured confines of prison after a 25 year stretch presented many challenges for me. The process of decompression is arduous. Ones' brain becomes exhausted by the fast pace of life 'street-side' and the stimuli that comes hurling at you. Unwinding, readjusting, focusing...

Job Posting: Harm Reduction Support Worker/Regular Part Time

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:41
POSITION TITLE: Harm Reduction Support Worker, Regular Part Time  DEPARTMENT: Harm Reduction Services  SUPERVISOR: Coordinator - Harm Reduction Services WAGE RATE: Grid 10 (starting at $21.13/hr)  HOURS: 2 positions: Monday - Thursday, 2:45-10:15pm (28 hrs/week) Friday - Sunday, 2:45-10:15pm (21...

Job Posting: Counsellor/Casual

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:38
POSITION TITLE: Counsellor - Casual  DEPARTMENT: Positive Wellness Program/Harm Reduction Services  Campbell River & Courtenay  SUPERVISOR: Manager, Courtenay and Campbell River offices  BARGAINING UNIT: Health Services & Support Community Subsector Association  CLASSIFICATION: GRID 10 ...

Job posting: Harm Reduction Overdose Response Outreach Worker

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:35
POSITION TITLE: Harm Reduction Overdose Response Outreach Worker  CATEGORY: Temporary/Part-time - January 3, 2017-March 31, 2017  DEPARTMENT: Harm Reduction Services  SUPERVISOR: Director of Programs  WAGE RATE: GRID 10  HOURS: 20-30hrs/week, 8 hours on Sundays and 4-8 hours (depending on the week...

Job Posting: Harm Reduction Support Worker (Full time and part time) 

Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 11:39
2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1) Regular/Full-Time (37.5 hours/week; Sunday-Thursday, 1-9pm)  2) Temporary/Full-Time (covering a leave-of-absence from January 26-March 11; 37.5 hours/week; Monday & Tuesday 10am-6pm; Wednesday-Friday 1-9pm)  DEPARTMENT: 713 Outreach Team, Harm Reduction Services ...