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Jul 4 2016 - 12:40pm
With the tragic events that have transpired in the last few weeks, we at AIDS Vancouver Island have talked a lot about why we still need Pride, and why it is important for us to March. The easiest answer is to just look at the world around us. Yes things have gotten better in some regards, we can marry the person we love, and we can’t lose our jobs (in most cases) because of our sexual identities. But as we are all well aware, there are still major steps that need to be taken so that we can walk outside of our homes holding hands with our partners, wearing the clothing that we feel most comfortable in, and just physically being able to express the way that we feel inside our bodies through our physical appearance and mannerisms. This is why we march:
Jul 4 2016 - 12:16pm
We are looking for someone with excellent administrative and information technology skills who also has an interest in social justice issues including those faced by people living and at risk of HIV and hepatitis C; LBGTQ peoples and people who use illicit drugs. The ideal candidate enjoys meeting a diverse range of people in the course of their work and is able to function independently with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. Areas of responsibility will encompass finance, facilities management, systems administration and volunteer coordination.
Jun 28 2016 - 8:06am
 AIDS VANCOUVER ISLAND JOB DESCRIPTION  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 SUMMARY 
Jun 27 2016 - 1:29pm
Check out our wonderful new video about AVI's Harm Reduction Services. Thank you to Bryan Skinner and Matt Miles for all your hard work on this project.
May 17 2016 - 11:07am
We are looking for passionate, dedicated and committed Board Members to help us achieve our vision on Vancouver Island.   Our vision, at AIDS Vancouver Island, is of a world free of HIV and hepatitis C. Until that time, we work to support and educate those who are infected and affected by HIV and hepatitis C and to address discrimination and stigma in the broader community.   Board Members play a vital role in setting policy decisions, advancing our strategic plan and acting as ambassadors for AVI. Fundraising, public policy, medical, legal, social work, and government backgrounds are preferable with a commitment and a willingness to learn being essential. Those with HIV and / or Hepatitis C are also encouraged to apply.  
May 3 2016 - 12:04pm
Position Title: Coordinator, Gay Men’s Wellness Program
May 2 2016 - 5:33pm
POSITION IS NOW FILLED: Thanks to all who applied.       We're hiring an AVI Health Centre Nanaimo Support Worker / Medical Administrative Assistant.  Regular Part time (22.5 hours per week)  BCGEU Community Subsector The AVI Health Centre team provides Opioid Replacement Treatment and a weekly HIV Primary Care Clinic in a low barrier medical environment.
Apr 6 2016 - 6:06pm
POSITION TITLE: Harm Reduction Support Worker (in Victoria) CATEGORY: Regular/Full-time DEPARTMENT: 713 Outreach Team, Harm Reduction Services SUPERVISOR: Harm Reduction Services Coordinator WAGE RATE: Grid 10 (starting $21.13/hr) HOURS: 37.5 hours/week; Mon & Tues 10am-6pm; Wed, Thurs & Sun 1-9pm ______________________________________________________________________ JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Harm Reduction Services and the Team Lead of the 713 Outreach Team (intensive case management), the Harm Reduction Support Worker will work on a multidisciplinary health team to provide a broad range of psychosocial and health-related supports to individuals in accordance with the Team’s goals and objectives.
Apr 6 2016 - 6:01pm
JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Harm Reduction Support Worker (in Victoria) CATEGORY: Casual DEPARTMENT: 713 Outreach Team, Harm Reduction Services SUPERVISOR: Harm Reduction Services Coordinator WAGE RATE: Grid 10 (starting $21.13/hr) HOURS: various- must have flexible schedule to accommodate a variety of shifts between 8am and 9pm, 7 days/week Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Harm Reduction Services and the Team Lead of the 713 Outreach Team (intensive case management), the Harm Reduction Support Worker will work on a multidisciplinary health team to provide a broad range of psychosocial and health-related supports to individuals in accordance with the Team’s goals and objectives. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES