Salary: To be discussed
Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2014
Terms of Employment: Full-Time, Contract, 1 year (potential for renewal)
Employment Conditions: Weekdays
Languages: English and French
Education: Completed a post-secondary degree in health services or equivalent
Experience: 1 year or more in the field of STBBIs, HepC and/or HIV prevention; organizing events and activities; managing volunteers; and working with youth
Staff/Volunteer Responsibility: 3 – 20
Budgetary Responsibility: $50,000 – $100,000
Work Setting: Non-profit organization, office
Specific Skills: Develop and manage programs; prepare budgets and monitor expenses;
Additional/Optional Skills: First Aid, ASIST training, etc.
Security and Safety: Criminal record check
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; work under pressure; attention to detail; large workload
Transportation/Travel Information: Public transportation available; travel expenses paid by employer
Work Location Information: 440 Albert St Main Office; Terry Fox Centre
Ability to Supervise: Volunteers; assistants; large groups of youth; committees
Essential Skills: IT (computer, internet, Google Docs, Excel, Word, etc.); conflict resolution related
Jer’s Vision is Canada’s youth diversity initiative focused on addressing discrimination and promoting diversity through workshops, presentations, and educational initiatives. Jer’s Vision is presenting the third Canadian Youth Forum and Conversation on Sexually Transmitted & Blood-Borne Infections (STBBIs) from December 2-6, 2014. This national conference invites youth leaders from all over Canada to understand the relationships between STBBI transmission, bullying, and discrimination.
Jer’s Vision is seeking a Program Manager with at least 1 year of experience in volunteer coordination, youth engagement, event organizing, and STBBIs prevention. The HepC Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the employees and volunteers assigned to programming, training, and outreach on the Dare to Stand Out: Educating and Engaging Youth in Taking Action on Hepatitis C, STBBIs, and Promoting Better Health Practices in Their Community Forum. The HepC Program Manager is responsible for all relevant reporting and evaluation requirement.
The HepC Manager reports directly to the Director of Jer’s Vision.
Research and Administrative Support:
Please send cover letter and resume to Jeremy Dias, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by Friday, August 22nd, at 5pm. Interviews will take place during the last week of August.