Temporary Position
Women’s Outreach Program Coordinator
Internal Job Posting:  For members, volunteers, service users, and current employees
Type of Contract:  Short-term, part-time (20 hours/week)
Contract Duration:   August 1, 2013-March 15, 2014
Training: July 18-19, 2013 (Mandatory)
Application Deadline: Friday, June 28 (midnight)
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 12 HIV/AIDS/STIs workshops for Asian women in the City of Toronto
5.          Organize “Pillow Talk” community learning forum
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

·         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, healthy sexuality, and violence against women
·         Good communication and writing skills in English
·         Basic volunteer management skills
·         Experience in workshop planning, and group facilitation, especially with women
·         Experience in conducting health outreach activities, and community development
·         Fluent in one of the East or Southeast Asian languages and able to conduct a workshop in that language
·         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
Asian Community AIDS Services
Subject: Application for Women’s Program Coordinator position

We regret that we will only contact candidates selected for an interview.

ACAS (founded in 1994) is a charitable non-profit community based organization dedicated to providing culturally and linguistically appropriate education, health promotion and support services to people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS in the East and Southeast Asian-Canadian communities in Toronto. ACAS supports employment equity. People from the East and Southeast Asian Canadian communities, LGBTTIQ, and people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.