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Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with the AIDS Committee of Windsor (ACW). Below is a current job opportunity within our Education & Outreach Department.

Position Title: African, Caribbean, Black Community Outreach Coordinator

In this role, the successful candidate will be reporting to the Director of Education & Outreach.

 

POSITION & PROGRAM SUMMARY:

The African, Caribbean Black (ACB) Community Outreach Coordinator contributes to the program’s goal of reducing the incidence of HIV among ACB people within Windsor-Essex, and improving the quality of life for ACB community members living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. The program seeks to accomplish the following:

  • Strengthen the capacity of ACB people to understand HIV-related issues, to have healthy sexual lives and relationships, to feel safe and included, and to have non-stigmatizing attitudes regarding HIV and sexual diversity;
  • Improve environments in the community most frequented by ACB community members in order to have a healthy impact on HIV-related attitudes and practices;
  • Inform, analyze and enhance provincial policies through research activities to improve HIV-related services and quality of life for ACB people vulnerable to or living with HIV.

 

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Implement the annual work plan and budget in line with the agency’s strategic plan and Ministry of Health objectives;
  • Represent the agency during provincial face-to-face meetings and annual symposium;
  • Establish, facilitate, and maintain collaborative partnerships with local community stakeholders, religious organizations and groups that serve the ACB community;
  • Deliver educational training and workshop modules to local agencies and groups that serve this target audience, with the aim of helping to address stigma and isolation;
  • Develop and implement forums and presentations geared towards ACB community members;
  • Develop and manage volunteers to enhance the capacity of the program;
  • Gather and maintain statistics with regards to education and outreach activities and submit reports to funders;
  • Manage annual program budget;
  • Participate fully in ACW hosted fundraising activities;
  • Work with Director to build rapport with funders- government, corporate, private (e.g. foundations) and individuals.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of and connection to ACB communities in Windsor-Essex and local community organizations that work with them;
  • Knowledge of issues impacting people living with HIV, particularly ACB persons living with HIV considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers, board members and diverse stakeholders;
  • Strong presentation skills with experience in public speaking;
  • Advanced level including proficiency of various presentation tools such as Prezi;
  • Proven ability to network, build and maintain collaborative partnerships;
  • Proven organizational and strong project management skills;
  • Proficient program development and implementation skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Proficient computer and social medial skills;
  • Self-directed and able to take initiative;
  • Ability to work with and be inclusive of diverse populations and groups;
  • Excellent understanding of HIV/AIDS considered an asset;

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR DESIGNATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a post-secondary degree, with 1-2 years’ work experience in the social services field preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle for work related duties;

 

Submission Deadline:  Friday September 1, 2017

The AIDS Committee of Windsor (ACW) is committed to the principles of employment equity, including sexual orientation, gender identity and persons with disabilities. The ACW encourages all individuals who represent the diverse populations we serve and who qualify, to apply for the position as lived experience can be an asset to the work. Candidates with experience working or volunteering in a social service environment will be given preference.

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