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Opportunities - Employment

Community Education Facilitator
Posted on:
18 October 2017

The primary role of the Community Education Facilitator is to facilitate prevention and awareness activities and workshops primarily focused on gay, bisexual, trans, queer (GTBQ) and other men who have sex with men (MSM), to provide support and information to diverse MSM communities through events, bars and a variety of social media formats, and to partner with agencies serving MSM to provide outreach prevention services.
Additional responsibilities include workshop facilitation for other target audiences (e.g. youth, services providers, professionals & general public), assistance with management of educational resources and participation in ongoing program development & reporting.

This position reports to the Director of Programs and Services and is one of 6 staff team members addressing the diverse support, outreach and educational needs of HIV, HCV and related communicable diseases in the Edmonton area.
HIV Edmonton offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan. People living with HIV and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications
• Degree or diploma in education, social work, or human services and a minimum 2 years of experience in a similar position.
• Access to a vehicle is an asset.
• Excellent support skills and experience providing community education workshops and group facilitation.
• Ability to build relationships, strong verbal and written skills, focus on best and strength-based practices, a desire to connect with community to engage people about HIV and AIDS and a strong ability to generate positive opportunities are all essential to making this position fun and exciting.
• Competency in computer software/databases including Efforts to Outcomes (ETO), Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint, is preferred.
• First Aid/CPR, Motivational Interviewing, Suicide Intervention, Non-violent Crisis Intervention will be an asset.

Please forward resume and covering letter to:
Barhet Woldemariam, Director of Programs and Services- rsvp@hivedmonton.com  

Closing date:  Friday November 3, 2017

Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Applications received without a cover letter will NOT be considered.  

HIV Edmonton is an equal opportunity employer; HIV Edmonton is committed to GIPA/ MIPA principles. People living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.