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CHABAC Project Coordinator
Part-time (.5 FTE); 4.5 year project
Dependent on project funding

ICAD is a Coalition of over 100 Canadian AIDS service organizations (ASOs), non-governmental development organizations, unions, faith-based organizations, and individuals involved in HIV, AIDS and international development. ICAD helps Canadians contribute to international HIV/AIDS work and ensures that the lessons learned from the global response to HIV/AIDS are utilized by Canadian organizations to improve prevention, care, treatment and support work in Canada.

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African and Caribbean Network (CHABAC) is a national network of organizations, individuals and other stakeholders who are dedicated to responding to issues related to HIV and AIDS in Canada’s African, Caribbean and Black communities.

As part of a CHABAC Community Alliance, ICAD will lead the development, application, dissemination and evaluation of an African, Caribbean and Black (ACB)-specific program science framework to be applied across CHABAC Hub membership and beyond.

The Project Coordinator will report directly to ICAD’s Executive Director and work in close partnership with CHABAC’s National Steering Committee (NSC) and National Management Committee (NMC).

With support from the NSC and the NMC, and working with a Program Science Consultant, the National Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate the timely development, delivery and evaluation of CHABAC Alliance activities
  • Develop and implement a national survey of ACB interventions
  • Create and input results in a database of ACB-specific interventions
  • Coordinate and convene stakeholder meetings and webinars
  • Develop an ACB-specific program science model, including evaluation tools
  • Connect with other Canadian and international organizations around Program Science in order to understand and respond to their challenges and barriers and raise the profile of the CHABAC model
  • Conduct site visits to local Hubs for monitoring and evaluation
  • Develop fact sheets on core components of the ACB-specific program science model
  • Conduct presentations on the ACB-Hub Model
  • Represent the CHABAC Alliance at meetings, conferences and advisory committees 

Other duties will include: 

  • Coordinating telephone and online meetings of the National Steering Committee and sub-committees (organize teleconferences, develop agendas and meeting notes)
  • Coordinating in person meetings of the NSC and the Community Alliance
  • Maintaining and updating CHABAC’s current webpage on the ICAD website
  • Keeping an active presence through CHABAC’s online community (Listserv, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Recruiting and contracting of Program Science consultant
  • Monitoring the project budget
  • Coordinating reporting from the Community Alliance to the funder and to ICAD annual reports
  • Participate in regular work planning, work review and evaluations at ICAD

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  1. A minimum of 3 years program/project coordination experience
  2. Minimum bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, Master’s degree an asset
  3. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and issues affecting African, Black, Caribbean communities in Canada
  4. Understanding of and experience with a Program Science approach
  5. Skill in analysis, synthesis and communication of information
  6. Skill and experience writing for diverse audiences
  7. Excellent organizational skills
  8. Ability to work effectively with partner organizations, volunteers and consultants
  9. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in person, on the telephone and electronically
  10. Ability to work with minimum supervision as well as in a team
  11. Proficiency in both official languages is an asset
  12. Skills in social media and website maintenance (WordPress)
  13. Must be fluent in English. English/French bilingual is an asset.

Hours of work: An average of 2.5 days per week. Certain peak periods of the project may require more intensive work and/or weekend work.

Location: The Project Coordinator can be based anywhere in Canada.

Work environment: ICAD is a virtual office. The Project Coordinator will work from home.

Travel: Some travel will be required. 

Compensation: TBD based on experience and qualifications.

Please send your resume, with a cover letter that explains how your qualifications and experience relate to this position by 11:59 pm PDT on October 20th, 2017 to: hiring@icad-cisd.com. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

ICAD welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including people living with HIV, members of the ACB community and other visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.