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RFP--PHA Capacity Building Think Tank Project Coordinator

Contract starting ASAP to March 31st, 2008

This is a project of the Toronto Community Planning Initiative Education and Training Working Group and the Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment, a network of frontline health and HIV/AIDS service providers and people with HIV/AIDS working to improve service access and coordination for PHAs.

Project aims are to develop a comprehensive resource listing of available training and capacity building initiatives for PHAs; to organize a one day think tank on PHA capacity building to facilitate sharing of best practices, improved coordination and collaborative planning of PHA training programs; to prepare a final report and to organize dissemination and follow up activities from the think tank.

Remuneration: $10,000 for entire contract based on deliverables
Period: October 1st , 2007 to end of March 2008

Required skills and experience

  • Knowledge and experiences of HIV/AIDS sector in Ontario
  • Bachelor degree in social or health sciences or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experiences in project management and event coordination
  • Demonstrated experience in social marketing, popular and public education
  • Experience in community based research
  • Demonstrated success in report writing
  • Experience with finance administration
  • Demonstrated success in working with multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and be accountable to team process
  • Excellent verbal, written and computer¬† communication skllls
  • Lived experiences with HIV an asset


  • Working under the guidance of the project working group, the project coordinator will be housed at the Ontario HIV Treatment Network and will be responsible to:
  • Conduct research to identify and compile resource listing on training and capacity building activities and programs available in Ontario for PHAs
  • Coordinate all aspects of a one day think tank for multi-sector stakeholders on PHA capacity building including agenda planning, outreach and invitation and all logistic arrangements.
  • Prepare think tank report and coordinate its dissemination to stakeholders.
  • Maintain all administrative and financial records for project
  • Coordinate and maintain minutes of all project advisory/working group meetings
  • Preparing reports to funders

Interested candidates should submit their application by email to Dr. Alan Li at by 12 noon, September 21st, 2007.

People with HIV/AIDS are especially encouraged to apply.