BLACK COALITION FOR AIDS PREVENTION
ACB Trans and Nob-Binary Service plan Coordinator
Position Type: Contract Supervised by: Director of Health Promotion
Approximate Salary: $22.25/hour Days per week: 3 days (22.5 hours per week)
Department: Health Promotion Years of Experience: 2+ years
Term ending: 1 year
The Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) is a non-profit, community-based organization that serves Toronto’s diverse African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) communities. The mission of the agency is to reduce the transmission of HIV within Toronto’s Black communities while enhancing the quality of life of those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Our approach to service delivery recognizes that holistic responses are required as we work with people who are living with, or at risk for, HIV. Black CAP is an inclusive space which provides services to a diverse ACB population that includes newcomers, LGBTQ communities, youth, and other at-risk populations. Operating in downtown Toronto, we are supported by a broad range of government and foundation funders. To learn more visit us at www.blackcap.ca or on social media (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) at @BlackCAPTO.
The ACB Trans and Non-Binary youth plan is a peer led initiative aimed at:
- Developing a Trans and Non-Binary Youth Service Plan
- Establishing Youth Employment Partnerships with other service providers
- Planning a Trans & Non-Binary Consultation
- Convening an employment Event
Key responsibilities of this position include:
- Engage and develop a youth advisory with Black Trans and Non-Binary youth to provide consultations and recommendations for the City of Toronto's Trans & Non-Binary Service Plan and contribute to the draft recommendations in the plan
- Develop an engagement plan for the community to participate in activities related to building of the Trans & Non-Binary Service Plan
- Document recommendations related to service provision for an aging trans population
- Organize meaningful engagement opportunities that are culturally safe and appropriate for trans and non-binary youth
- Plan and facilitate focused group discussions and stakeholder interviews
- Conduct Research on workplace inclusivity in the GTA.
- Engage partner organizations and equal opportunity employers.
- Develop Job readiness training guidelines and curriculum and deliver the training to Trans and Non-Binary participants
- Plan and facilitate an employment event for Trans and Non-Binary participants
- Develop an engagement plan for Trans and Non-Binary youth to participate in the employment event
- Draft and disseminate reports
We are seeking an individual with the following qualifications:
- The ideal candidate for this position is a dynamic ACB Trans and Nob-Binary community member with a proven track record of working with the Trans and Non-Binary communities.
- 2 years of experience with Trans and Non-Binary communities
- At least 2 years of front-line HIV and/or health related outreach and education experience.
- Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, STIs and sexual health issues and the impact of HIV/AIDS in Toronto’s Trans and Non-Binary communities with excellent skills and knowledge of community resources and supports available.
- Firm understanding of Trans and Non-Binary communities in Toronto.
- Volunteer management and coordination experience.
- Sound group delivery and facilitation skills.
- Experience providing system navigation supports and identifying appropriate referrals to complimentary programming based on a determinants of health framework.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to develop program goals/service delivery plans with participants and experience evaluating program impact/outcomes.
- Experience developing partnerships to achieve program innovation.
- Anti-oppressive, anti-racist, and inclusive professional practice.
- Knowledge of MS Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point) is required.
- Adept at using social media and other digital tools
- Willingness to work flexible hours including weekday evenings and weekends.
- The ability to speak a language other than English is an asset.
Please note we are specifically seeking candidates from Toronto’s African, Caribbean or Black Trans and Nob-Binary communities who bring lived and/or employment experience in relation to working with ACB Trans and Nob-Binary communities. We also strongly encourage applicants who are living with HIV to consider applying for this role.
Please forward resume to: Muhaari A.
Address: 20 Victoria St., 4th floor