The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) seeks a National Programs Manager
CAS is developing new programming around capacity and knowledge development for people living with HIV, this Public Health Agency of Canada funded project will create a strong base and project deliverables centred around a peer lead community action committee (CAC).
- The primary responsibility of the National Programs Manager will be to plan and facilitate community development, capacity building and research initiatives in the areas of STBBIs.
- The position will require knowledge and expertise in coordinating a CAC, and the foundation of a peer lead capacity and knowledge learning project.
- The position will require knowledge and expertise in assisting with the People Living with HIV, coordinating communications for people living with HIV, Greater Involvement of People Living with AIDS (GIPA) training. Awareness of new prevention methods and positive prevention would be an asset.
- The position may require representing on various national committees.
- The National Programs Manager is also responsible for identifying future initiatives for the advancement of STBBI mandates, in consultation with the Executive Director and as guided by the CAS Board of Directors and Members.
- Other work priorities and activities will be determined by the strategic areas in the annual work plan and in consultation with the Executive Director.
- The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in health and social policy, sciences, and/or research; community development and consultation; and working with people with lived experience. The successful candidate should also have a strong background in sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection (STBBI) prevention, education, treatment and care.
- Successful candidates will also have the skills required to analyze and strategize on a wide variety of STBBI issues at both national and local levels of the community-based HIV/AIDS movement.
- The position requires at least a master’s degree, an emphasis will be placed on experience in the non-profit voluntary sector. Excellent research and writing skills and the ability to consult broadly are essential.
- Knowledge of capacity-building software and course development.
- Also required is bilingualism (English and French); Experience using social media tools and/or developing content for websites, blogs, social networks.
Persons living with HIV/AIDS are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary: $ 48,000 to $ 55,000
Starting date: April 2022
Deadline for Applications: March 31, 2022
Only successful applicants will be contacted. No agencies, please.
Gary Lacasse, Executive Director, Canadian AIDS Society
355-1554 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Z 7M4