Health Outreach Volunteer/Health Centre Volunteer

Job Title: Health Outreach Volunteer/Health Centre Volunteer

– Varies (approx 2-10 hours/week)

– Job Locations: Vancouver (usually at Vancouver Virology Centre [302-1160 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 2E8] and surrounding areas)

– Description: We, at the Vancouver Virology Centre Society, are planning an ongoing outreach health fairs targeting the marginalised population within our community. Our plan is to conduct health fairs throughout the community in which we do on-site HIV/HepC testing for individuals at high risk of contracting these illnesses. Your responsibility will involve engaging in our target population in terms of improving their awareness regarding their high risk activities and at the same time encouraging them to take part in our on-site tests. You will also be responsible for handing out food, event set up and event take down.

We are also looking for volunteers to help with on going research projects. This will involve going through patient charts for required data information and recording it onto an excel sheet. 

– Qualification: Must be outgoing, friendly, and must have a high degree patience for our health fair events. Having a research background is an asset as is experience in data entry/recording. 

– Preferred Degrees: Science/Medicine/Nursing is ideal, but not necessary. 

– Number of openings: up to 10

– Application deadline: May 31, 2017 (ongoing position)

– Documents when applying: CV and cover letter outlining which position you are interested in (or if you are interested in both, please state this in your email/cover letter).

– Please send all applications to Aven Sidhu admin@vvcentre.ca

 

 

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