Archive for the ‘volunteer’ Category

In the next couple of weeks, we will bring you the stories of the wonderful Scotiabank AIDS Walk supporters. We will let them explain why they are helping the cause with fundraising, donating or volunteering for the event. Read below Zander’s story. Zander Fitzgerald is a volunteer for our Scotiabank AIDS Walk committee, a wonderful […]

Celebrating Our Volunteers

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

April 23 to 29 is National Volunteer Week and an opportunity for us to say thank you to our dedicated and wonderful volunteers! Our organization would not exist if it weren’t for you. You are critical to the continued success of our programs and operations. The investment of your time in HIV Community Link is […]

My name is Nolan Hill, and you may have seen me around the offices here at HIV Community Link this summer. You may have also seen me at the 2016 Scotiabank AIDS Walk, running around with a headset and clipboard. I was lucky enough to spend the summer as the Events Coordinator and helping to […]

Why I Walk

Thursday, August 11, 2016

About a year ago I took on the role of Executive Director at HIV Community Link. It has been an exciting year of learning and growth, and I am honoured to have joined a team that is so passionate about human rights and harm reduction. This tenacious and creative group is actively engaged every day in […]

We, at HIV Community Link, would like to send out a huge thank you to everyone who made the 2014 Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life such a success. Teams, walkers, donors, and volunteers pulled together to make Sunday an amazing day!

Giving the Gift of Time

Thursday, April 10, 2014

National Volunteer Week (April 6 – 12, 2014) is a time when volunteers of every position and description are honoured across the country. This is a time to think about the impact our volunteers have had at HIV Community Link (HCL). As a person responsible for volunteerism at HCL, and as a volunteer myself, I […]

Our graphic novel ‘Strong Voices: Stories of Struggle & Strength Living with HIV’ is now available! Working with very tight timelines to put this project together, our first step was to find 4 Aboriginal people living with HIV who were willing to share their story. We also needed to recruit 4 Aboriginal artists to develop […]

This article was written by Volunteer Blog Writer Beverly F. Spencer. If you are interested in being a writer for The A Word, please visit: http://www.aidscalgary.org/getinvolved/volunteer/volunteeroverview.cfm For years Scientists at the Oregon Health & Science University have been experimenting with potential HIV vaccine developments in hopes of better understanding how HIV functions within the human […]