ACNS offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities including administrative, fund development and awareness events, PLHA (People Living with HIV/AIDS) services and Board or Committee work.
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Administrative opportunities include general administrative work; this type of work occurs during regular office hours. Fund development and awareness events usually occur in the evenings or on weekends.
We have various events occurring throughout the year. Our yearly schedule includes:
- The Red Gala Fundraiser
- Halifax Pride Week float and campaigns
- AIDS Awareness Week
Last week of November, ending December 1st
- Halifax World AIDS Day Vigil
PHA Services includes our Complimentary and Alternative Therapies (CATS) Program. Registered therapists from differing modalities such as therapeutic massage, and osteopathy offer free appointments to our HIV-positive members; etc.
The Board composition reflects the involvement of people living with HIV, health professionals, community members and various other skill areas. The Board operates under a Policy Board model (CARVER). Board members are elected for a two-year term and participate in at least one of the board committees: (1) Human Resources & Governance Committee; or (2) Vision & Strategy Committee.