Category: Community News

Position Type: Part-time, Temporary Annual Salary: $21,000 (pro-rated to the duration of employment) Schedule: 16 hours per week Start Date: June 16, 2022 End Date: March 31, 2023 Location: Remote, within Canada Language: English, French language skills are an asset Reports to: Peers Coordinator Application Deadline: May 24, 2022 09:00 AM PST   Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of people of diverse sexualities… Read more »

Communities, Alliances & Networks (CAAN) has partnered with the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation, with the support of a CIHR grant, to explore how harm reduction programs and services have adapted over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are particularly interested in how the pandemic has impacted harm reduction programs, what adaptations were created in… Read more »

AVI Health & 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 more than 500 people living with HIV and hepatitis C and more than 3000 harm reduction clients. We work within a social justice and… Read more »

Job posting: Casual SAFER Systems Navigator, AVI Victoria

    AVI Health & 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 more than 500 people living with HIV and hepatitis C and more than 3000 harm reduction clients. We take evidence-based action to prevent… Read more »

Job posting: Medical Office Assistant, AVI Nanaimo

  AVI Health & 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 more than 500 people living with HIV and hepatitis C and more than 3000 harm reduction clients. We work within a social justice and… Read more »

AVI Health & 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 more than 500 people living with HIV and hepatitis C and more than 3000 harm reduction clients. We work within a social justice and health… Read more »

Substance Use News, April 2022

Substance Use News provides a snapshot of news and resources for those working in harm reduction. We share pieces on the social, medical and political responses to the opioid crisis, from advocacy to welcome change. With the added layer of the coronavirus/COVID-19 public health constraints, those working in harm reduction have heightened concerns about how… Read more »

Moms Stop the Harm Conference

  Voices for Change Conference and AGM- New Westminster, BC June 3 – 5, 2022   About the Conference and Annual General Meeting Join Moms Stop the Harm from June 3 -5, 2022 for their Conference and Annual General Meeting. This will be a hybrid event with guest speakers and members Zooming in, as well… Read more »

Location: Vancouver Coastal Health Office – located near Commercial & Broadway, Vancouver BC. Purpose of the position: The volunteer youth bereavement facilitator will be working in partnership with a clinical counselor with Vancouver Coastal Health to provide in-person bereavement support groups for youth aged 18 – 24 years who have suffered a personal loss due… Read more »

This research team wants to better understand peoples’ experiences under the Mental Health Act (involuntary detainment and treatment) and other coercive and discriminatory practices (based on race, class, gender, etc. One piece of the research is focus groups with people with lived experience and another is interviews with key people who work in the system…. Read more »

Webinar: Integration of mental health and HIV interventions

Global launch of the new UNAIDS-WHO publication Date: Monday May 2, 2022 Time: 5 AM Pacific time Organizers: UNAIDS and WHO Zoom link for the day of meeting- this isn’t a registration link: https://unaids.zoom.us/j/86740615742?pwd=anlPTFllU2xkeDB0SjRTU01kZzNZdz09 Meeting ID: 867 4061 5742 Passcode: 333609 Interpretation: English, French, Spanish, Russian Objectives of webinar: To draw attention to the interlinked… Read more »

Test Link Call project

  The Test Link Call project is helping people with hepatitis C access care, and your organization can be a part of it. The Test Link Call project was originally launched to assist people living with hep C to connect to treatment after release from provincial prison- by providing them with connection to a Peer… Read more »