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Women’s Outreach Program Coordinator

Internal Job Posting: For members, volunteers, service users, and current employees
Type of Contract: Part-time (3 full days/week), contract position
Application Deadline: Thursday, July 30 (midnight)
Interview Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Contract Duration: August 17, 2015 -June 30, 2016, renewable

Responsibilities:
1. Plan, implement and evaluate the Asian Women-at-Risk Outreach and Education Project
2. Recruit, train and support 8 peer educator volunteers to assist with HIV/AIDS education services
for Asian women
3. Provide 8 HIV/AIDS outreach sessions at various East and Southeast Asian ethno-cultural
community events, ESL classes, church groups and settlement services
4. Conduct 14 HIV/AIDS/STIs workshops for Asian women in the City of Toronto
5. Organize “Pillow Talk” , a community learning forum on women and sexual health
6. Organize World AIDS Day activity in collaboration with other ACAS programs
7. Collaborate with ACAS Men’s sexual health project to organize outreach and workshops targeting
heterosexual men
8. Attend network meetings and professional development training as required
9. Maintain statistics, prepare reports and a funding proposal
10. Other administrative tasks as needed

Qualifications:
• College or university education or 2-3 year work experience in social work, adult education,
or health promotion
• Familiarity with the East and Southeast Asian communities in Toronto, especially with
issues faced by newcomer women and their families
• Knowledge, and/or lived experience, and sensitivity to issues concerning HIV/AIDS/STIs,
women’s healthy sexuality, and violence against women
• Good communication and writing skills in English
• Fluent in one of the East or Southeast Asian languages and able to conduct a
workshop in that language a must
• Basic volunteer management skills
• Experience in workshop planning, and group facilitation, especially with women
• Experience in conducting health outreach activities, and community development
• Ability to prioritize, delegate, and handle multiple tasks
• Able to interact with diverse populations and use active listening skills to determine
appropriate response to callers, visitors, and others during daily activities.
• Ability to work under a trans-positive, queer-positive, sex-positive, and anti-oppressive
work environment
• Ability to work evenings and weekends occasionally

Please send a cover letter and resume by email to: Hiring Committee – Women’s Outreach
Program, Email: officeadmin@2016.acas.org. Subject: Women’s Program Coordinator position
We regret that we will only contact candidates selected for an interview.

ACAS supports employment equity. People from the East and Southeast Asian Canadian
communities, LGBTTIQ, and people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.