Updated: Jul 12, 2021
Please see below for information on a paid part time contract (10-15 hours per week) for a Peer Navigator to work with the Rapid Access Addictions Clinic (RAAC) for AIDS Vancouver. https://www.aidsvancouver.org/
Pay: $22 per hour.
The AIDS Vancouver Peer Navigators, provide peer counselling, direct health system navigation, health advocacy, education and linkage to relevant health, social and emotional well-being and wellness resources related to addiction treatment. The position requires someone with lived substance use experience and now in successful substitution therapy or recovery based program for a minimum of 2 years. You would be working around people active in their drug or alcohol addiction. These are important points for you to consider before applying for this position.
If you are a helpful, compassionate & empathetic person with strong emotional-self management skills, clear and engaging communication skills, intuitive listening skills and a reliable team player with a harm reduction lens/approach to your work, then this could be the job for you! :)
The position is open until the right candidate has been found!
Please apply if you feel you would be a suitable applicant for this role or pass this onto those whom you feel would be ideal! ;)
To apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off in person at reception desk, 401– 1101 Seymour Street 4th Floor, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R1 Attention: Glen Bradford.
You can also download the Job Description here: