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Exciting New Job Opportunities at ARCHES!! Now Hiring Harm Reduction Specialists!!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017

ARCHES is now hiring full-time, part-time, and casual Harm Reduction Specialists for Supervised Consumption Services. This is an exciting opportunity at ARCHES. The agency provides Harm Reduction programming to Southwestern Alberta as well as support services to people living with HIV/AIDS and/or HCV. Harm Reduction Specialist Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the Harm Reduction Specialist will have a good understanding of substance use, mental health, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, harm reduction, and population health principles. The Harm Reduction Specialist is a member of an interdisciplinary team providing Supervised Consumption Services. The Harm Reduction Specialist provides support in admitting and controlling the flow and numbers of clients in the Supervised Consumption Services. The Harm Reduction Specialist orients clients to the Supervised Consumption Services and works to build rapport and engage clients in meaningful activity within the site. This position supports the nurse in the supervision of clients who are administering their own substances. Should conflict arise with or among clients, this position will have the skill and knowledge to deescalate situations according to established protocols. The Harm Reduction Specialist facilitates access to counselling,...

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Spring For Life

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017

This March, ARCHES  Society will welcome spring by hosting its annual Gerbera Daisy SPRING FOR LIFE fundraising campaign, and we are looking for your support to ensure its success. Spring for Life is one of our major fundraisers for the year, and all proceeds support the programs of ARCHES, which provides services to those living with HIV/AIDS in Southwestern Alberta. In order to make the campaign successful, we rely on the generosity of people and businesses like yours. The Spring for Life campaign features 5 brightly coloured mini Gerbera daisies for the low price of $5.00 a bouquet. The daisies can be pre-ordered anytime by emailing [email protected] or by calling the office at 403-328-8186 between 9 am and 4 pm Monday to Thursday. The daisies will be available for delivery (on orders of 10 bouquets or more) on March 16th and 17th or you can pick them up at ARCHES at 1206 – 6 Ave S. between 9:00 and 4:00 on March 15th to 17th. This is a great opportunity to brighten your home or office or someone’s day with the...

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World Hepatitis Day- July 28, 2014

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014

What is World Hepatitis Day? The World Hepatitis Day website describes World Hepatitis Day as an annual event that brings attention to chronic viral hepatitis worldwide and stands in solidarity with persons who have hepatitis B or C, Fjallraven Kanken Big two forms of life-threatening liver disease. Alan Branch Approximately 500 million people – one in 12 worldwide – are infected with viral hepatitis B or C. In Canada, an estimated 550,000 people have viral hepatitis, with many unaware of their status. Nike SB Blazer Many persons with viral hepatitis experience no obvious symptoms until serious liver damage has occurred. In fact, in Canada, about 1 in 5 people with Hepatitis C do not know they have the virus. ROSHE TWO If left untreated, NIKE AIR MAX TAILWIND 8 viral hepatitis can lead to severe damage to the liver, Fjällräven Kånken Mini liver cancer, and the need for a liver transplant. The 2014 WHD Committee has decided to maintain last year’s slogan for this year’s World Hepatitis Day event to encourage testing: Know your status? Get tested. Asics Gel Lyte 3...

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Hey There Chlamydia

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014

Chlamydia, New Balance 515 mujer in case you don’t know, air max pas cher is a sexually transmitted infection – or an STI – and STI are on the rise in...

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Spring For Life

Spring For Life

Aug 6, 2017

This March, ARCHES  Society will welcome spring by hosting its annual Gerbera Daisy SPRING FOR LIFE fundraising campaign, and we are looking for your support to ensure its success. Spring for Life is one of our major fundraisers for the year, and all proceeds support the programs of ARCHES, which provides services to those living with HIV/AIDS in Southwestern Alberta. In order to make the campaign successful, we rely on the generosity of people and businesses like yours. The Spring for Life campaign features 5 brightly coloured mini Gerbera daisies for the low price of $5.00 a bouquet. The daisies can be pre-ordered anytime by emailing [email protected] or by calling the office at 403-328-8186 between 9 am and 4 pm Monday to Thursday. The daisies will be available for delivery (on orders of 10 bouquets or more) on March 16th and 17th or you can pick them up at ARCHES at 1206 – 6 Ave S. between 9:00 and 4:00 on March 15th to 17th. This is a great opportunity to brighten your home or office or someone’s day with the beauty of spring– all while supporting a local cause! Spring for Life and make a difference in your...

Condom Couture 2016 Coming Soon!!!

Condom Couture 2016 Coming Soon!!!

Oct 31, 2016

 

Condom Couture Fashion Fundraiser!!!

Condom Couture Fashion Fundraiser!!!

Sep 29, 2016

Join us November 26, 2016 for our Annual Condom Couture Fashion Fundraiser!!! This unique event is a fun way to educate the community about HIV/AIDS and other STI’s. Garments made of condoms and other safe sex materials, drag show, circus performers and more!!! Tickets are $30 and can be picked up at ARCHES – 1206 6th Avenue South or call 403-328-8186 This year’s event is at the Multicultural Centre – 421 6th Avenue South Doors open at...

Spring For Life Campaign 2016!!

Spring For Life Campaign 2016!!

Sep 14, 2016

This March, ARCHES (formerly Lethbridge HIV Connection) Society will welcome spring by hosting its annual Gerbera Daisy SPRING FOR LIFE fundraising campaign, and we are looking for your support to ensure its success. Spring for Life is one of our major fundraisers for the year, and all proceeds support the programs of ARCHES, which provides services to those living with HIV/AIDS in Southwestern Alberta. In order to make the campaign successful, we rely on the generosity of people and businesses like yours. The Spring for Life campaign features 5 brightly coloured mini Gerbera daisies for the low price of $5.00 a bouquet. The daisies can be pre-ordered anytime by emailing [email protected] or by calling the office at 403-328-8186 between 9 am and 4 pm Monday to Thursday. The daisies will be available for delivery (on orders of 10 bouquets or more) on March 17th and 18th or you can pick them up at ARCHES at 1206 – 6 Ave S. between 9:00 and 4:00 on March 16th to 18th. This is a great opportunity to brighten your home or office or someone’s day with the beauty of spring– all while supporting a local cause! Spring for Life and make a difference in your...