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ORGANIZATION: AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)

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ACT's Mission Statement

ACT works to reduce new HIV infections in Toronto and promotes the independence, dignity, health, and well-being of people living with HIV and AIDS and those at increased risk of HIV.

Position Title - PYO Advisory Committee

Program

Positive Youth Outreach (PYO) is a peer-led program of ACT that seeks to empower, support, and affirm the lives of young people living with HIV under 30. PYO provides opportunities for youth living with HIV to meet and learn with their peers through weekly programming including workshops, social events, and one-on-one peer support.

Supervisor PYO Program Coordinator

Purpose

The PYO Advisory Committee will support, advise, and inform the realization of the goals and objectives of PYO.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to participate in the development of programming, outreach and evaluation for a program supporting young people living with HIV.
  • Develop skills related to problem-solving, critical thinking, and communications.
  • Opportunity to network and connect with other youth and service providers.

Time Commitment

  • 2-3 hours every 4 months, plus additional duties or meetings as needed for 12 months
  • Meetings are likely to be held on weekday evenings. Meeting attendance is mandatory.

Duties

The Volunteer will:

  • Advise the PYO Coordinator and ACT staff regarding PYO program development and evaluation.
  • Advise on PYO’s outreach and marketing strategy to help ensure young people living with HIV in Toronto are aware of PYO and ACT’s programs and services.
  • Advise the PYO Coordinator on upcoming activities and opportunities, including workshops, drop-in activities, and social events.
  • Contribute to the coordination of committee meetings, including developing agendas and taking minutes.
  • Review the Terms of Reference of the Advisory Committee intermittently and make changes accordingly.
  • Work within the parameters of ACT’s Code of Conduct and Confidentiality Policy.
  • Review the Terms of Reference of the Advisory Committee as needed to ensure they are current and relevant.
  • Participate in annual supervision with the PYO Program Coordinator.

Required Qualities & Skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of anti-racist and anti-oppressive principles.
  • Demonstrated understanding of HIV-related issues, particularly as they pertain to young people.
  • Understanding of and comfort working with people of diverse sexual and gender identities in a sex-positive environment.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • The program is peer-based. Priority will be given to youth and people living with HIV, particularly BIPOC individuals.

Training Requirements

  • On-the-job training with supervisor and/or other volunteers

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About AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)

Location:

543 Yonge St., 4th Floor, Toronto, ON M4Y 1Y5, CA

Mission Statement

ACT works to reduce new HIV infections in Toronto and promotes the independence, dignity, health and well-being of people living with HIV and AIDS and those at increased risk of HIV.

Description

ACT is a non-profit organization which provides free programs and services for those living with, affected by and who are at-risk of HIV. From wait-free counselling and support groups for gay men, women and young people living with HIV, community-based education and outreach, and our one-of-a-kind employment program, your supports have a real impact on people in the community. Our vision is for a Toronto with zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS related deaths and zero HIV-related stigma and discrimination.

CAUSE AREAS

LGBTQ+
LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

543 Yonge StreetToronto, Ontario M4Y 1Y5Canada

(43.66434,-79.38405)
 

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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