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Living Positive Victoria (LPV) is looking for a creative, highly-skilled, self-motivated program coordinator who can strategically engage, connect and support a broad range of stakeholder groups in achieving the goals of our nationally recognised and acclaimed Positive Speakers Bureau (PSB).

In this role you will further develop and implement engagement strategies to diversify and explore new directions to achieve the required outcomes of the role and our Strategic Plan.

The PSB Coordinator is responsible for the day to day management of the program which requires significant understanding of the social determinants of health, the impact of living with HIV (including ageing), the personal impact of HIV disclosure and the associated stigma. The role requires comprehensive knowledge of volunteer engagement and best practice principles, including ongoing peer support and engagement with new and existing speakers. In addition to managing the PSB, the Coordinator will take the lead in the planning, implementation and delivery of major events such as World AIDS Day and the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, all of which are designed to emphasise the Meaningful Involvement of People with HIV principle (MIPA).

We’re interested in candidates with not only knowledge and experience of the HIV sector but the passion and drive to bring new ideas to the organisation that will continue to connect the PSB across Living Positive Victoria’s programs, services and resources.

Working in a small team of dedicated, dynamic staff and volunteers committed to social change and action, you will have excellent time management skills, communication skills and attention to detail.

This SCHCADS Award level 6 position is offered initially part time (0.8 EFT), located in Southbank, Melbourne. To apply for this position you must fulfil the requirements of the Position Description and submit your application by 5pm Friday 27 September 2019.

Living Positive Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our door is open to people who identify as culturally, sexually or gender diverse and people living with HIV are particularly encouraged to apply.