Proud Partners will be held in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions, with social distancing and other health measures in place.
If you do not feel safe to attend the group at this time, but are interested in joining a future round of the program, you can email [email protected], and we will contact you about future Proud Partners programs.
ACON is a fiercely proud community organisation and creates opportunities for people of diverse sexualities and genders, and people living with HIV to live their healthiest lives. They are Australia’s largest LGBTQ health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.
ACON are committed to their employee’s professional development and engagement – ensuring they build capabilities with their people who have the right values, attitudes, skills and knowledge. They offer a colourful, nurturing and professional workplace.
Reporting to the Regional Manager – Northern Rivers, this position is responsible for supervision and support of ACON’s funded counselling and care coordination team. You will also support and deliver a fee-for-service counselling program.
Specifically you will:
Plan, schedule, deliver and evaluate ACON’s counselling services for sexually and gender diverse people and people living with HIV
Manage a caseload of adult counselling/care coordination clients
Enhance networks to promote ACON’s services
Provide regular line supervision and support to a small team
If you are passionate about supporting people of diverse sexualities and genders, and people living with HIV to live their healthiest lives, please send a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above to [email protected] or contact Lisa Morell on 02 8243 0570 with any specific questions.
Celebrate safety and pride for our local rainbow young people on Wear It Purple Day, Friday August 28. Wear It Purple Day is ten years old this year and is an Australian initiative that has become a huge global event. The theme of 2020 is ‘We Are The Change’. To celebrate, the young people of headspace Tweed Heads and the Compass LGBTIQAP+ Youth Network for Tweed, Byron and the Southern Gold Coast ask you to show solidarity by posting a purple selfie or avatar on August 28 with the hashtag #ProudToWearItPurple to be in the running for a $250 worth of JB-Hifi vouchers (prizes for Best Purple Selfie and Most Supportive Message*). Go to the headspace Tweed Heads Facebook Event Page for more info. We are the change. We are #ProudToWearItPurple.
Feel free to download and print the poster below to put up at your office or reception.
*Note: Prizes are reserved for those aged 12yo-25yo only.