Volunteer Opportunity

Aids Community Care Montreal (ACCM): SextEd Response Team Volunteer

Volunteer Position Description SextEd is a program that provides sexual heath education by answering youth questions through text messaging. SextEd Response Team volunteers answer youth questions by researching and drafting comprehensive responses in a team. They also update and contribute to a database of saved text and online frequently asked questions. SextEd volunteers have a flexible schedule based on their availability. Volunteers are expected to complete an orientation and devote 2-4 hours per week for at least 6 months. Majority of the shifts may be online due to COVID, but at times in-person shifts may be required.
On/Off Campus Off-campus (Montreal)
Position Type Volunteer opportunity
Location Work from home
Address Montreal
Contact with Clients? Direct volunteering with clients, Behind the scenes volunteering
Volunteer Tasks Research, Writing / Editing
Volunteer Tasks (Other)
French required? No
Volunteer Position Requirements -Strong knowledge of HIV/AIDS, sexuality, sexual health and healthy relationships -Commitment to principles of harm reduction and anti-oppression -Strong English writing skills -Ability to work autonomously and in a team -Experience researching and discussing issues related to sexual health is an asset -Familiarity with youth-appropriate language and writing for accessibility is an asset -Experience with Wordpress, Slack, or search engine optimization is an asset
Open to students in all degrees and disciplines? Yes
Targeted Degrees and Disciplines Applied Human Sciences, Education, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology
Time Period Rolling basis
Start Date
End date
Length of Commitment Expected 6 months
Time Commitment Morning, Afternoon, Evening, Weekend
Hours per Week 4
Training provided? Yes
Other Benefits Bus/metro tickets
Benefits (Other)
Application Procedure Online application form
Application Contact Information volunteer@accmontreal.org
Application Deadline
Application Material Required
Additonal Application Information / Comments Please fill out an application on our website at: https://accmontreal.org/volunteer/