Category: Community News

Job posting: Health Promotion Educator (North Island), AVI

AVI Health and Community Services (AVI) is a multi-disciplinary community based organization, providing HIV, hepatitis C and harm reduction services out of 5 locations across Vancouver Island. AVI provides services to people living with HIV and hepatitis C and harm reduction clients. We work within a social justice and health promotion framework – ensuring equity… Read more »

State of BC’s Not-For-Profit Sector 2023 Survey

  Via Vantage Point You’re invited to participate in the 2023 State of the Sector Survey and Report. This survey is meant to capture a snapshot of the not-for-profit sector in BC. We anticipate the resulting report will help organizations in their advocacy efforts and enhance the sector’s ability to support the communities we serve…. Read more »

Via Vancouver Foundation    Get ready to apply for a Participatory Action Research Grant in 2023. Short-term (Convene) and multi-year grants (Investigate) are available from Vancouver Foundation depending on the stage of your research project. Applications for are open now to February 13, 2023. Vancouver Foundation is trying to make funding more accessible. In the… Read more »

Updated: At the 24th International AIDS Conference in August, the Honourable Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, announced a new investment of $8 million in funding to make HIV test kits available through community-based organizations to the populations they serve. HIV self-test kits offer a safe, reliable, and confidential way for people to screen for HIV… Read more »

  January 12, 2023 Honourable David Lametti Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Sent via email: [email protected]   Dear Minister Lametti: On behalf of PAN and our members, we write to thank you for following through on the commitment made at the July 2022 International AIDS Conference, to undertake a public consultation on… Read more »

      BC-CfE Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence Chapter Four | HIV Prevention: BC’s Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Program   Where: Register online: Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 12:00-1:00 PM Pacific time Cost: Free registration   Speakers: Dr. David Moore Research Scientist; Epidemiology & Population Health Program Junine Toy, PharmD Senior Manager for the… Read more »

  The Provincial Mental Health and Substance Use Network is inviting people with lived/ living experience (PWLLE, including families) to participate in a Zoom focus group in mid-January. Please see the following details.   Background In 2016, the Office of the Auditor General’s (OAG) Report, indicated that there are long standing system level gaps that… Read more »

Community Services Recovery Fund

  Vancouver Foundation is proud to be working with community foundations across Canada as part of the Community Services Recovery Fund. The fund is open for applications until February 21, 2023, at 5 PM Pacific time. The Community Services Recovery Fund is a one-time, $400 million investment, by the Government of Canada, to help charities… Read more »

Job posting: Director of Programs, Bridges for Women

Bridges has been providing life-changing programs to women overcoming the effects of trauma and abuse since 1988. Bridges inspires women affected by trauma, violence or abuse to reclaim their lives and build financial security through our healing, education and employment programs. Our services are open to all women (transgender and cisgender), non-binary, and two-spirit people… Read more »

Job postings at CBRC

Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of people of diverse sexualities and genders through research and intervention development. Their core pillars – community-led research, knowledge exchange, network building, and leadership development – position the organization as a thought leader, transforming ideas into actions that make a difference in our communities. More about CBRC. The… Read more »

Job posting: PACT Manager, AVI Health and Community Services

  AVI Health and Community Services (AVI) is a multi-disciplinary community based organisation providing HIV, hepatitis C and harm reduction services out of 5 locations across Vancouver Island. AVI provides services to people living with HIV and hepatitis C and harm reduction clients. We take evidence-based action to prevent infection, provide support, and reduce stigma. We… Read more »