Category: PAN News and Events

  Cora Lee is a member of the Lumbee Nation, and started with PAN as Indigenous Programming Coordinator in October 2022. She has worked in Indigenous services, as a nurse practitioner in HIV, Hep C and STBBI care and support, and as an educator. Cora Lee works with the Training and Leadership team.   What… Read more »

PAN recently hosted a webinar series called “Establishing Peer Support Services within Your Organization” facilitated by Jenn Cusick from Luminate Wellness.  Funded by the PHSA, the series drew participants from all over the province, including PAN members, Indigenous-led organizations and Health Authorities.  Due to the interactive nature of the sessions, and confidentiality, the sessions were… Read more »

Year in Review, 2021-22

  “We want to acknowledge the work and effort of our member organizations year over year: we see you. We hear you. Thank you for carrying on and inspiring us. We know that you are working in the face of some profound challenges.” — Executive Director’s Message   Excerpt from Executive Director’s Message: Peers, allies… Read more »

Hermione is a Peer Research Associate with the Making it Work Community Based Research Study.  What sparked your interest in working in the HIV or hepatitis C community? I was diagnosed with HCV in 1993 while in hospital having a baby. It was a big shock at a vulnerable time, and they had very little information… Read more »

Substance Use News September 2022

  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 Harm Reduction page for more information on advocacy and resources.  Info for People Who Use Substances: get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay… Read more »

2022 AGM and Special Keynote Presentation

  PAN will hold our Annual General Meeting virtually on Thursday, October 20, 2022. REGISTER HERE AND JOIN US FOR ONE OR BOTH PARTS   12 – 1:45 PM AGM Keynote (All welcome!) The key to ending HIV/AIDS: Meaningful Engagement with Indigenous peoples Keynote presentation by Trevor Stratton, Indigenous Leadership Policy Manager for CAAN. Trevor will… Read more »

PAN-PLDI Core Leadership Training November 10-13, 2022

  Please share this leadership learning opportunity along to your PLW HIV clients / members and encourage at least One to apply. We are hoping to have representation from each agency from within the PAN membership- to celebrate our first “in-person” Core Training  being held in over two years!   Just one person can make a… Read more »

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 »

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 »