Community Outreach Team

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Department: Community Engagement

Supervisor: Community Outreach Coordinator

Commitment: Up to 4 hours per week, for a period of one year; A flu shot or the wearing of a mask is required during Flu season (mid November to April).

Objective: To enhance the quality of life and independence of persons living with HIV/AIDS at home, in hospital or at a hospice.


  • Provides companionship and practical assistance as required (cleaning,
  • organizing, paperwork, tutoring, child-minding) to persons living with HIV/AIDS
  • Assists clients in improving their knowledge of, and access to, services and
  • resources for persons living with HIV/AIDS
  • Acts as a liaison between clients and the programme coordinator for the duration
  • of the relationship
  • Attends monthly team meetings

Skills & Attributes

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Comfort and ability to provide companionship and as-needed practical assistance
  • Well organized and able to manage your commitment to client(s)
  • Ability to adjust your schedule to match client needs within reason
  • To be clear about personal and professional boundaries
  • Willingness and ability to participate as part of a team
  • Willingness to stay in regular contact with coordinator and/or clients’ Case
  • Manager
  • Must attend required team and supervisory meetings
  • Must complete and submit monthly statistical information and client updates for
  • reporting purposes
  • Commitment to ongoing learning/training to keep skills and knowledge up to
  • date
  • Ability to have compassion, sensitivity, maturity and a sincere desire to assist
  • people who are living with HIV.
  • Must complete a criminal records check for this position

Training & Support

  • AIDS Vancouver Agency Orientation & Education
  • Specialized Team training
  • On the job orientation
  • On-going support and supervision from assigned Supervisor
  • Evaluations, exit interviews, and letters of reference are available upon a
  • volunteer’s request
  • Benefits To gain valuable knowledge, skills and experience within a support role.
  • To be part of a larger team or movement that is working towards social change.
  • To learn new and transferable skills, knowledge and experience.
  • To engage in opportunities for leadership, community service and
  • personal/professional development.
  • To be recognized and appreciated for valuable contributions
  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention training
  • To meet new people and have fun!
Vancouver, BC V6B 5S8
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