ACB Tax Clinic 2023

Tax season is here. If you’re a member of the African, Caribbean or Black community and you need support with your tax return application this year, we are offering free assistance to qualified individuals or families who meet the following criteria:

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Our culturally relevant health and wellness fair offer exhibits and experts covering areas such as health, wellness, nutrition, fitness, harm reduction, sample giveaways, prizes, screening & testing and other community services.

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Volunteer Opportunity

About Us

Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) has worked to respond to the threat of HIV and AIDS in Toronto’s African, Caribbean and Black communities. Our work is guided by our motto, ‘Because All Black People’s Lives Are Important’, which serves as a reminder of our commitment to the human rights and dignity of all Black people who are vulnerable to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

We deliver support services that meet the health and wellness needs of our clients who are living with or affected by HIV or AIDS. To do this, we provide much needed counselling, settlement, practical and peer support, employment, housing and social support services that help people achieve their goals.

We also work with men, women, youth and LGBTQ communities to increase their knowledge and reduce their vulnerability to HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted infections. This is accomplished through prevention, outreach and harm reduction programming that is delivered in communities across Toronto.

Core Responsibilities:

The volunteer position requires an efficient, motivated, experienced candidate and working with LGBTQ members

Qualifications:

  1. register for the CVITP
  2. have an EFILE number or renew your EFILE account

Schedule:

Just be available to volunteer with the organization tax Clinic hours (Hours may be negotiable, based on appointment availability):

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday

10:00 am to 2:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Tuesday and Friday (4-hour shift)

Virtual Appointments(negotiable) Managers approval.

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to: volunteer@black-cap.com

Job Types:  Seasonal- March -May
Volunteer Contract length: 3 months

Schedule:

COVID-19 considerations:
We take all public health requirements and recommendations very seriously and follow all current public health guidelines.

Experience:

Shift availability:

Application deadline: 2023-02-30

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Intake and Mental Health Coordinator

Position Type: Outreach
Supervised by: Mental Health and Direct Services Manager
Salary Range: $49,000 -$52,000                               
Days per week: 5 (37.5 hours per week)
Department: Outreach/Prevention
Years of Experience: 1 year

The Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) is a non-profit, community-based organization that serves Toronto’s diverse African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities. The mission of the agency is to reduce the transmission of HIV within Toronto’s Black communities while enhancing the quality of life of those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Our approach to services recognizes that holistic approaches are required as we work with people who are living with, or at risk for, HIV. Black CAP is an inclusive space that provides services to a diverse ACB population that includes newcomers, LGBTQ communities, youth, and other at-risk populations. Operating in downtown Toronto, we are supported by a broad range of government and foundation funders. As an employer we also offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive health benefits plan, an Employee Assistance Program, annual RRSP contributions and access to a wellness program. To learn more visit us at www.blackcap.ca or on social media (Facebook and Twitter) at @BlackCAPTO.

Position Summary:

We are seeking an intake and mental health coordinator responsible for managing our intake processes at Black CAP and supporting our mental health services and referral processes. This individual has a background and/ or education in mental health and support services along with experience operating from a trauma informed lens and harm reduction ap They are comfortable working with folks from varying backgrounds and experiences and are passionate about supporting the ACB community.

The Coordinator will be responsible for client intakes and assessments, coordinating workshops and groups, and providing system navigation support. They will work collaborating with other members of Black CAP’s support team and other Black CAP staff and volunteers to achieve the objectives of the program/ mission of Black CAP.

*   Please note that we strongly encourage candidates from Toronto’s African, Caribbean or Black communities who bring lived and/or employment experience in relation to mental health and harm reduction. We also strongly encourage applicants who are living with HIV to consider this role.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

We are seeking an individual with the following qualifications:

The position is subject to a 3-month probationary period. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Deadline for applications: 20 January 2023

Please forward your resume and cover letter to the following:

Daniella Leacock
20 Victoria St., 4th Floor, Toronto
email: hiring@black-cap.com