AIVL is the Australian national peak organisation representing the state and territory peer-based drug user organisations and issues of national relevance for people with lived experience of drug use. AIVL’s purpose is to advance the health of people who use/have used illicit drugs. This includes a primary focus on reducing the transmission and impact of blood borne viruses (BBVs) including HIV and hepatitis C – including for those accessing drug treatment services – through the effective implementation of peer education, harm reduction, health promotion and policy and advocacy strategies at the national level.
AIVL is currently seeking to recruit a full time Project Officer (on a 12-month contract with the possibility of extension) to work in its national office in Canberra. The role will focus on working within a small team environment on a range of project and policy work.
Remuneration of $85,390.50 per annum is in line with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (Level 5 – pay point 3, 37.5 hour week). AIVL is also able to offer generous salary packaging arrangements in line with its status as a Health Promotion Charity.