Community Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator

Publication Date: June 20, 2024

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada (On-Site)

Salary: $45,000-60,000

Summary

LetsStopAIDS is a Canadian youth-HIV charity that focuses on HIV prevention and knowledge exchange by engaging young people and fostering leadership. Since 2004, we have been creating a global network of youth-HIV leaders.

At LetsStopAIDS, we're seeking a passionate Community Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator to champion our National projects. You should be enthusiastic about advocacy. To be successful in this role, you'll need to stay informed about relevant issues, recognize problems, and develop solutions that align with our mission.

This role requires someone who can think on their feet, while also making planning and executing project plans that support National programme goals. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to learn about the ins and outs of working within the HIV-related charitable sector.

Responsibilities

-Proven track record of 2+ years in outreach, advocacy, or community engagement.

-Plan and execute outreach activities and events, including community events, new campaigns, appearances and other communication opportunities, working together with the Programme Coordinators to create synergy between the activities.

-Monitor and analyse policy developments related to HIV and youth, to immediately iterate our advocacy approach. 

-Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

-Build and nurture relationships with partners by scheduling regular outreach exhibitions.

-Prepare reports on the effectiveness of organized advocacy activities and its impact on achieving our national objectives.

-Foster a supportive network of advocates and volunteers.

-Strong organizational and project management skills.

-Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

You will lead our community outreach within the HIV community nationally. You will mentor our outreach ambassadors to drive LetsStopAIDS’ reach and reputation by engaging with our target audience online and in-person. You will be hands-on, with the creation and execution of our advocacy campaigns.

You are engaging, friendly, non-judgemental and open. You also have a strong knowledge of sexual health education and stigmas associated with HIV. You will connect with the HIV community, organizations or individuals to develop unique relationships and possible sponsorship agreements.

Dedication: This is a full-time employee for a one-year contract position in our Toronto office, beginning immediately. The ideal candidate will be able to work in-person from our downtown Toronto office during regular office hours (11:00AM - 7:30PM), with the occasional need for irregular hours during times of necessity.

Before You Apply

[Compensation]
$45,000-60,000 
Total compensation will be determined in line with the candidate’s demonstrated experience. We are looking for great talent to excel LetsStopAIDS in the Youth-HIV space and recognize that great talent deserves fair compensation.

[Travel Requirement]
There is less than 50% travel required for this role.

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