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Groups Coordinator @ ACCM

March 19, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Job Posting: Groups Coordinator (32 hours/week, 1 year contract)
AIDS Community Care Montreal is looking for a Groups Coordinator to join our team! Reporting to the
Program Manager, the Groups Coordinator oversees ACCM’s drop-in centre activities, including support
groups (French, English, Spanish, and for people who use drugs), Dinner and Discussion (a monday
night communal meal with capacity building), the Membership Activity Fund, Camp Positive (a summer
camp for people living with HIV), and other activities that support people living with HIV or hepatitis C.
This position is a one year contract with a possibility of renewal. The Groups Coordinator must be
available for a flexible schedule, including Monday evenings and some weekends. You will:
– Oversee membership activities with particular emphasis on the meaningful involvement of people
living with HIV or hepatitis C.
– Coordinate our weekly dinner and discussion series, including volunteer support, food purchases,
cooking of the meal as needed, member outreach, and setting up activities.
– Coordinate member services initiatives like yoga, the community kitchen, games nights, support
and social groups, as well as social outings.
– Provide interventions and support within our drop-in space, including referrals pertaining to
housing, food, mental health, sexual health, drug use, risk reduction, and community services.
– Communicate ACCM’s member activities through the creation of a monthly calendar.
– Participate in case management meetings as a member of the Support Services team.
Our Groups Coordinator:
– Has a proven track record of project coordination and strong organizational skills. You can make
order out of chaos while keeping a smile on your face.
– Possesses demonstrated experience in counselling and intervention. You are empathetic, kind,
and a strong listener. You have a fervent belief in harm reduction, and a proven history of
practicing harm reduction-based interventions.
– Has a strong knowledge of HIV, hepatitis C, risk reduction, drug use, MIPA (Meaningful
Involvement of People Living with HIV), the social determinants of health, as well as ACCM as an
organization. A working knowledge of Montreal’s queer and trans communities and resources is
preferred.
– Brings the fun! Beyond psychosocial support and access to care, the groups coordinator position
works against stigma and builds community through successful social programs, outings, and
activities. You have a history of event organization, can think outside the box, and deliver
effective programming on time and on budget.
– Positively adds to the life of ACCM. You are a team player with a desire to help the organization
be the best it can be. You are flexible in your duties and working methods, and enjoy working
collaboratively with a diverse group of people.
– Is fluent in English and French
Interested persons should submit letters of intent along with their CV to the attention of Kamilla
Petrosyan, Program Manager, at programs@accmontreal.org by March 19th, 2017 at 11:59pm. Please
tell us what risk reduction means to you, as well as how you will positively engage people living with HIV
through group programming. This position pays between $17 and $18 per hour, depending on
experience.
We encourage people living with HIV or hepatitis C to apply for this position.

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Date:
March 19, 2017
Time:
12:00 AM
Event Category:

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Details

Date:
March 19, 2017
Time:
12:00 AM
Event Category:

Organizer