Volunteering and you!

Volunteering is the exchange of experiences, a collective effort and common interest in supporting the greater good of our Calgary communities. Our volunteer program makes HIV Community Link the incredible organization that it is today, achieving our vision of empowering choices, engaging communities, and ending transmission. The investment of your time in without any doubt, greatly appreciated, and we hope to hear from you soon.

Current Opportunities:

Calgary AIDS Walk & Run Committee Member: Join our team as part of the Calgary AIDS Walk & Run Committee member! The AIDS Walk Committee assists in the planning and execution of the AIDS Walk & Run, along with outreach for in-kind donations and participation. Read the description here.

Peer Advisory Committee Member: Be a part of essential input on the planning, implementation and evaluation of our Peer Support Programs. Read the description here.

Ongoing Opportunities:

Condom Packing – If you’re looking for a fun and simple way to give back to HIV Community Link you can join us for our monthly Volunteer Activity Night! Join us on the last Wednesday of every month at our Calgary office starting at 5pm. You’ll help us pack our condom packs which are distributed across the city in bars, community centres, and at special events to promote safer sex and provide information on testing options in Calgary!

Events – HIV Community Link holds many events throughout the year that need the helping hands of volunteers to help with the success of the project. Get involved with our upcoming Calgary AIDS Walk & Run fundraiser! The AIDS Walk is a annual walk and run that raises awareness of issues surrounding HIV and helps fund HIV Community Link’s prevention, education and support programs in Calgary and across Southeastern Alberta.

Host a Fundraiser – Whether you want to host a potluck, a special event, office fundraiser, bottle drive or holiday gathering, we’re happy to provide you with the right materials and support to ensure your event is a success!

Office Support – There are many administrative tasks that you can help us complete. From filling in at reception to data entry, we could always use helping hands around the office.

Application Process:

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with HIV Community Link! Getting involved begins with an application. From there, we check your interests and contact you directly to ensure we can match you to the volunteer opportunity that best fits with your interests and schedule. Once we have made contact, we provide education and training opportunities that cover HIV and related topics, stigma and current statistics.

If you’re ready to get started, please fill out the online Application Form.

For more information on volunteering, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@hivcl.org or by calling (403) 508-2500 option 5.