The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) seeks a National Programs Manager
- 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, drug policy, harm reduction, and the use of cannabis for medical purposes.
- The position will require knowledge and expertise in coordinating the editing and publication of clinical practice guidelines on the use of cannabis in the management of chronic pain and co-occurring conditions.
- 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 harm reduction in Canada, 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.
- 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: $ 45,108-49,567
Starting date: October 2021
Deadline for Applications: October 1, 2021
Only successful applicants will be contacted. No agencies, please.
Gary Lacasse, Executive Director
Canadian AIDS Society
355-1554 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, K1Z 7M4