Category: Community News

Fall 2022 PAN COVID update

  Last spring, we committed to providing our members and allies with an update in September on our workplace practices and policies, with a view to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.  Here then is that update! Communicable Disease Prevention Plan Our communicable disease prevention plan, designed to reduce the risk of workplace transmission of COVID-19 and… Read more »

Job Posting: Evaluation Specialist

  Position: Evaluation Specialist Status: 0.747 FTE (28 hours per week) Time Period: Position is available immediately – position end date is March 31, 2022 with a possibility of an extension Remuneration: $55,000 – $62,500 based on experience and prorated to 0.747 FTE (28 hours/week) Location: Anywhere in the province Posting: Posting will remain active… Read more »

Job Posting: Peer Research Associate in HERE Study at BC CfE

  BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Epidemiology and Population Health Hope to Health Engagement and Retention Evaluation (HERE) Study Status: This is a part-time (up to 15 hours/week) one-year contract with the possibility of extension. Job start date: ASAP Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Location: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), Hope… Read more »

  Study Team Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul van Donkelaar, Professor (UBCO Health and Exercise Sciences) [email protected] Co- Investigators: Ms. Tori Stranges, Graduate Student (UBCO Health and Exercise Sciences) [email protected] Dr. Deana Simonetto, Assistant Professor (UBCO Irving. K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) [email protected]   Study Purpose You are invited to participate in a… Read more »

HIV in Motion September Community of Practice Session

  You are invited to the upcoming HIV in Motion Community of Practice (CoP) Session “Poz Women Exercise!” which will be on Tuesday, September 13th from 9 AM to noon Pacific time.  The keynote speaker will be Nora Sahel-Gozin. She is a 2022 graduate from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the… Read more »

Position: Project Coordinator; Small Urban, Rural, and Remote (SURR) Harm Reduction Status: Part time – 9 hrs per week (0.24 FTE) Time Period: October 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023 (with possibility of extension) Remuneration: $9,450 ($52,500 annual salary prorated to 0.24 FTE) Location: Flexible, working virtually. Preferably located in a Small Urban, Rural or… Read more »

Substance Use News August 2022

Info for People Who Use Substances: get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe from Toward the Heart. Substance Use News provides a monthly collection of news and resources on the social, medical and political responses to the toxic drug supply crisis. Visit our Substance Use and Overdose Response page for more information… Read more »

Job Posting – Research Trainee, Making it Work Study

    Position: Research Trainee, Making it Work Study Status: Part time –15 hours/week (0.4 FTE) Time Period: October 1st, 2022 – March 31st, 2023 (with possibility of extension) Remuneration: $9,750 over the 6-month contract ($25/hour) Location: Flexible (working virtually) within British Columbia   About the Making It Work Project Making it Work is an… Read more »

  You are invited to the upcoming BC-CfE Webinar HIV Care Rounds:   Date:  Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM Pacific time.   On completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to: Understand the Epidemiology of Adolescent Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBI) Explore Adolescent Development in the context of HIV and Substance Use Optimize… Read more »

New PHAC Funding Announcement re: HIV test kits

  via PHAC Dear colleagues, As you may be aware, on August 1, 2022 at the 24th International AIDS Conference, the Honourable Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, announced a new investment of $8 million (link to announcement). This funding will make HIV test kits available through community-based organizations to the populations they serve. HIV self-test… Read more »

Job postings, BC Centre for Disease Control

  The BC Centre for Disease Control  (BCCDC) is hiring for two positions focusing on Harm Reduction, Substance Use, and Overdose services:  Project Manager II and Public Health Manager. Project Manager II Job Summary In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority… Read more »