Peer Programs & Newcomer Sexual health promotion program coordinator

                                     COMMITTEE FOR ACCESSIBLE AIDS TREATMENT (CAAT)                 


Full-time, Contract to June 30, 2012 (possible renewal)

Hourly Rate:  $20.00

Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (CAAT) is a network of service providers and immigrant/refugee PHAs working together to improve access and quality of care for marginalized PHAs.  CAAT is seeking a project coordinator to coordinate and implement our Peer Programs and Newcomer PHA Sexual Health Promotion project.  The proposed CAAT Newcomer PHA Sexual Health Promotion project aims to facilitate access to PHA capacity building activities and reduce our target communities’ vulnerability to HIV/STI and criminalization through service access and disclosure skill building initiatives.  For the purpose of this project, “peer” refers to people living with HIV/AIDS.


Working under the guidance of appropriate project/program committees, you will coordinate and implement all project activities including but not limited to:

  • coordinate the development and updating of training modules and resource materials for outreach to agencies serving newcomer PHAs
  • coordinate the recruitment, training, deployment and supervision support of newcomer PHAs as project peer assistants to carry out outreach and educational activities for immigrant, refugee and non-status people living with HIV/AIDS
  • maintain all relevant project statistics, documentation and reports
  • provide coordination support to CAAT PHA capacity building activities such as the ETSN peer treatment counselor training
  • provide administrative support to CAAT program coordinator and relevant program committees
  • conduct outreach to mobilize and support volunteers from target communities to participate in CAAT program activities


  • lived experiences with HIV/AIDS
  • demonstrated skills and experience in community development and project coordination involving multiple sectors of stakeholders including diverse communities affected by HIV/AIDS
  • demonstrated understanding and sensitivity towards issues of homophobia, racism, sexism and other forms of stigma and discrimination
  • knowledge of, and/or experience with HIV and immigration and refugee issues
  • experience in social marketing, popular education and group facilitation
  • demonstrated ability to be self-directed and be accountable to team process
  • strong verbal, written communication and time management skills
  • skills/experiences with computer software including MS Office, Internet, email and databases
  • demonstrated success in teamwork and volunteer management

Please send a resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m., Monday, August 15, 2011, to:

Maureen Owino, CAAT Coordinator

Fax:  416.364.1822


No phone calls please.   We thank all applicants for their interest in this position,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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