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PeerNetBC

Helping people make connections is our passion. People who have strong connections to others have improved health, and communities where people are connected are healthier places to live. We provide training, information and resources for strengthening peer support groups and peer-led initiatives throughout British Columbia. We work with many diverse groups and communities including First Nations, rural, urban, multicultural, youth and online. PeerNetBC is a non-profit, registered charitable organization.


PeerNetBC has a wealth of resources to share with individual people, peer support groups and peer-led initiatives. One of the main ways we help people to connect is through our workshops. We provide open registration workshops that are available directly to the public and customized workshops created to meet the needs of specific groups and agencies across the province.

PeerNetBC workshops are designed to be accessible and useful for people at differing levels of skill and experience. We offer a range of courses every spring and fall with the aim to address a variety of learning needs. Be sure to check out our upcoming workshops.

For community groups or agencies interested in PeerNetBC’s customized workshops, check out our list of potential workshop topics.

For people looking for information and resources for their peer support group or peer-led initiative, please explore the Resources, Areas and Stages sections of our website.

For people seeking further information and advice regarding peer support or peer-led initiatives, please contact us directly.

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We Are Hiring! Two Positions

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

HEC – Project Coordinator – Closing Date November 16, 5pm pst 

We are super excited! We have two openings to roll out over this next week. First, is a Coordinator position to support an amazing group of people doing important work! We will be posting for an Administrative Support role…definitely more interesting than that suggests, so check it out!

First Up: Should your thing be coordinating and keeping people organized and on track …we might have the perfect job for you. Read on:

Health Equity Collaborative

Project Coordinator

Job Description

Key focus: The HEC is committed to understanding the broader health equity issues for the Queer, Trans and Two-Spirit communities of BC and developing policy recommendations to inform direct service changes.

Background:

The goal of the Health Equity Collaborative (HEC) is to promote improved health equity for gender and sexual minorities (GSM) in British Columbia (BC).

The Position

Project Coordinator

120-130 hours monthly

Start date Jan 7th 2019. End Date March 31 2020

Job summary:

The Coordinator works collaboratively to provide support to the HEC working groups in the production of a Final Report. This report is the final deliverable of a 5-year initiative developed in service of highlighting health equity issues experienced by Queer, Trans and Two-Spirit communities of BC and serves as a collective voice to develop policy recommendations to inform direct service changes.  The project is currently in its final phase, with two main deliverables: a series of upcoming Community Consultations and a Final Report. The primary role of this position is to provide the logistical and administrative support to the Project Team (including the collaborative working groups and project management team) within the framework of the project management plan outlining the delivery of the consultations and the report.

For the detailed Job Description and Posting please follow this link.

Application Process

Please submit your expression of interest, along with your CV and two recent writing samples to health.eqt2.collab@gmail.com attention HEC hiring committee.

Recommended Writing Samples: sample agenda, project plan, report, work-plan, timeline, promotional materials.

Our hiring process will run through November. Thank you to everyone who applies. Unfortunately, only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted.  Our process will include an initial phone interview/screening, followed by an in-person interview that will include a panel discussion, and a written component.

Thank you!

Our Second Position: 

PeerNetBC – Administration Coordinator and Project Support – Closing Date November 23

Job Description

Key focus: The Administrative Coordinator works to support the PeerNetBC team ensuring that the overall office operations are running smoothly. Administrative support will focus on governance, finance, and operating processes. Central to this contract is working with management to create and organizational operations manual.

The Position: Administrative Coordinator and Project Support is Full time, 6-month position. Start date Jan 7th 2019. End Date July 7th 2019 This role may extend in a Part-Time capacity in the role of Administrative Coordinator.

Job summary:

The Office Coordinator will provide essential administrative and logistical support. This role will have two primary and complimentary streams: first, to provide administrative support to the governance and finance activities of PeerNetBC and second, to work with the Co-Ed to produce a draft operations manual. In addition to bringing your talent for organizing, a blend of technical and people skills, we seek a candidate who is flexible, confident, and collaborative in their workplace approach. This position requires focused work in a busy open environment. PeerNetBC is a small but dynamic team, so key attributes for this role will be a willingness and to jump into the fray and the flexibility to adapt to varied work-styles. For this role, we seek someone who is reliable, a systems thinker, task focused, able to prioritize on the fly, problem solve as a team, and communicate judiciously.

Please see our detailed Job Description and what we are looking for with this link.

Application Process

Please submit your expression of interest, along with your CV and cover letter to info@peernetbc.com attention hiring committee

Our hiring process will run through November. Thank you to everyone who applies. Unfortunately, only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted.  Our process will include an initial phone interview, followed by an in-person interview that will include a panel discussion, and a written component.

Start date Jan 7th 2019. End Date July 31 2019

Thank you!!! We look forward to meeting you.

 

 


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408 - 602 West Hastings
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1P2

Telephone:
604-733-6186

Email:
info@peernetbc.com

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