News & Blog

Call for submissions for our Men's Briefs Newsletter

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 11:13
Are you interested and/or engaged in Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Two Spirit or GBMSM community and culture? Do you enjoy writing? We are looking for short written pieces to include in our Men’s Briefs Newsletter. We want honest, authentic and gritty stories, business/product reviews plus anything...

We're Hiring! Positive Wellness Counsellor (Casual)

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 13:43
POSITION TITLE: Counsellor-Casual (on-call)  DEPARTMENT: Positive Wellness Program  SUPERVISIOR: Director of Programs  BARGAINING UNIT: Health Services & Support Community Subsector Association  CLASSIFICATION: GRID 10  ______________________________________________________________________  JOB...

We're Hiring! Harm Reduction Support Worker ~ Courtenay/Campbell River 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 09:06
POSITION TITLE: Harm Reduction Support Worker (HIV and BBD Prevention & Harm Reduction) – Part-time and Casual  DEPARTMENT: Health Promotion and Community Development; Courtenay and Campbell River  SUPERVISIOR: Manager; Courtenay and Campbell River  BARGAINING UNIT: Health Services &...

PREP TALK: HIV Prevention Worth Talking About

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:11
The Men’s Wellness Program (AVI) and Vancouver Island PWA (VPWAS) present PREP TALK: HIV Prevention Worth Talking About Join us for a FREE discussion including Q&A on Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (also know as PrEP) for HIV with Dr. Mark Hull from the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS  When:...

Mens'capes 2017 Presentation Highlights

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:02
  We are pleased to announce some highlights for this year's Men'scapes Conference. We only have a few spots left so make sure to register at http://bit.ly/MenscapesVanIsle if you would like to attend.    Self-Care through Mindful Living: Nurturing the Mind, Body and Soul Facilitators: Yavhel...

Job Posting: Harm Reduction Support Worker

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:49
POSITION TITLE: Harm Reduction Support Worker  SCHEDULE: Regular/Full-Time (37.5 hours/week; Sunday-Thursday, 1-9pm)  DEPARTMENT: 713 Outreach Team, Harm Reduction Services  SUPERVISOR: Director of Programs  WAGE RATE: Grid 10 (starting $21.13/hr) ...

Come "Vogue" with us Feb 9th... for a good cause!

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:16
In conjunction with the Victoria Film Festival’s screening of the documentary “Strike a Pose” local Victorian's have come together to present “Strike a Pose Dance Party”, a fundraising event to celebrate the courage, creativity and passion of the underground dance scene during the AIDS crisis....

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 ...