A TOP job has opened up at one of Australia’s leading HIV organisations.

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is on the lookout for a new Deputy Chief Executive Officer, a role which is critical to helping AFAO achieve its goals of leading Australia’s community response to HIV and advocating for its members’ and communities’ interests.

The new Deputy CEO must be passionate about creating social change and want to contribute to leading the Australia’s efforts to end HIV.

AFAO’s member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – the LGBTI communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The organisation has close connections with its communities which help provide AFAO with rapid intelligence on changes in Australia’s HIV epidemic, to allow it to mobilise, respond quickly and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, research and clinical partners.

AFAO works across the Parliament to foster interest, strengthen political support, provide briefings and education about Australia’s response to HIV. It supports its members by advocating in forums and government processes, providing a public voice on HIV and formulating positions and responses as new issues and evidence emerges.

This Deputy CEO role is about creating change that improves Australia’s national response to HIV and the role includes a strong focus on influencing through advocacy and communications. It also draws upon the intelligence, activity and good will available within AFAO’s membership and through its networks to formulate positions and coordinate national action on HIV.

This role is a fantastic opportunity to make a change in the community.

Applications close on June 24 and more information about the role can be here.

 

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