Get (In)Formation Youth Peer Volunteer (ONLINE)

(AIDS Committee of Durham Region)

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Position ID: V-OSH1169 Last Modified: 03 May 2021 Last Full Update: 03 May 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactSarah, Youth Outreach Coordinator, AIDS Committee of Durham Region; Phone: 905-576-1445 ext 518; Fax: 905-576-4610; Email:
DutiesThis is a youth-led program that is currently all online; by youth, for youth. Get (In)Formation is a sexual health empowerment program by and for young women who are Black, POC, and/or racialized, aged 13-29, in Durham Region * create spaces to address sexual health needs, how to have safer sex, and open dialogue about the unique issues discussed by peers * meet in advance to discuss ideas and develop the discussion * meeting set-up and delivery * facilitate activities * help plan the next event in Fall 2021 and support summer HIV self-testing initiatives.
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BenefitsDevelop community, build sexual health education skills * event coordination experience, leadership skills
ClientsWomen-identified and gender nonconforming people of colour
Ages13 year(s) - 29 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Committees ; Culture & Heritage ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Dates and TimesWednesday: Afternoon 
Virtual meetings occur weekly, events are also virtual at this time and scheduled as needed.
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall ; Winter ; Year Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; We try to make all events accessible and have gender neutral bathrooms * the office is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible at this time
LocationOshawa, virtual or in-person meetings according to the group, group may choose to meet offsite
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Oshawa 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Transportation reimbursed upon request, when applicable
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameAIDS Committee of Durham Region
Office Phone905-576-1445
Toll Free Phone1-877-361-8750
Address & Map
115 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 4G7
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