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JOB POSTING: Trans Youth Harm Reduction Peer Support Worker

AUGUST 31, 2023

Job Title: Trans Youth Harm Reduction Peer Support Worker
Department: Harm Reduction
Years of Experience: 1+
Position requirements: 30 hours per week
Term: Full-time, 1 year (possibility of renewal)
Salary: $35, 880

Organization Description: The Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP) is a non-profit, community-based organization that serves Toronto’s 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 which provides services to a diverse ACB population that includes newcomers, LGBTQ communities, youth, and other at-risk populations.

Position Overview: Black CAP is currently seeking a Trans Youth Harm Reduction Peer Support Worker to join our Harm Reduction team. The individual must have experience working in a harm reduction program and effectively working with a team in a harm reduction setting. Black CAP’s Harm Reduction Program conducts prevention and education outreach to a range of clients including youth, adults, clients living with HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ people in areas of Toronto where there are geographic and social concentrations of African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) people.

Please note that we are seeking youth applicants who possess a deep understanding of the specific requirements of people living with HIV/AIDS and lived and professional experience working in Toronto’s ACB communities. Please also note that we strongly encourage applicants who are living with HIV to apply.



This is a bargaining unit position. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Deadline for applications: 6 September 2023 at 5:00p.m
Please forward resume and cover letter to:
Rosemary Okoth
20 Victoria St., 4th floor, or
Please use ‘Trans Harm Reduction Peer Support Worker.’ as the subject of your email.

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