The Vermont People with AIDS Coalition is seeking to hire a half-time
HIV/AIDS Consumer Organizer. Please send your resume and letter of
Vermont People with AIDS Coalition
P.O. Box 11
HIV/AIDS Consumer Organizer (half time). Statewide
grassroots organizer for HIV+
consumers; advocacy and representation for HIV+
consumers; organizer of self-advocacy
training; liaison with HIV service providers.
Some administrative duties. Car required for statewide travel.
Individuals with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.
The Vermont People with AIDS Coalition is an Equal Opportunity
The Vermont People With AIDS
P.O. Box 11
Montpelier, VT 05601-0011
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Vermont has a variety of organizations,
agencies, hospitals and health care clinics working together toward better
support and services for people living with HIV/AIDS. Finding your way
around this system is not always easy. The Vermont People With AIDS Coalition
is here to help you quickly locate the services and information you need
and to put you in touch with the people who provide them.
addition the Coalition does the following:
We sponsor an
annual four day retreat.
This year it was held in Springfield, Vermont. The retreat provided participants
with up-to-date information about HIV/AIDS, medical and alternative/complimentary
treatments, and social services in a safe, supportive, nurturing and social
We sponsor workshops
and seminars throughout the year where PWA's can come together for support
and to receive and exchange educational information.
We provide a statewide
hotline for information and help: 1-800-698-8792.
We publish a monthly
newsletter called "The Update".
If you would like to subscribe please send us a letter at PO Box 11, Montpelier,
VT 05601 or call or e-mail us with your name and address.
We provide nutritional
supplements through a Buyer's
We provide peer
counseling and help to the HIV+ community.
We organize Regional
Consumer Caucuses as a venue
to bring together Vermonters living with HIV/AIDS. We are also organizing
CAB's (Consumer Advisory Boards) around the state.
We have a part
time Consumer Organizer who can be reached by calling (in Vermont)
777-0235 toll free; Tuesday through Friday 11:00 am till 5:00 pm.
In addition, our Montpelier Office is staffed from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm
Mondays and Tuesdays.
Membership in the coalition is open
to anyone at all. Our services are available to anyone in Vermont
who needs them.
Volunteer Your Time
Do you have time,
talents, ideas or money you would like to contribute? Let us know
if you can help. We rely on volunteers to do most of the Coalition's
Our Board of Directors meets monthly
in Montpelier to discuss ongoing issues such as our retreat and to consider
policy making and goals for the Coalition.