Employment Opportunities


SAMESH is a partnership between SHINE SA and the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC). This partnership offers a uniquely innovative approach to HIV/STI prevention for priority populations in South Australia. It combines the expertise of local knowledge and networks of SA’s peak sexual health organisation with the HIV-specific experience and community-led expertise and credibility of Australia’s oldest AIDS council. SHine SA auspice the SAMESH program and have contracted VAC to lead the policy support and implementation of the SA targeted HIV and STI Prevention program of activities, central to the work of SAMESH.


Current Opportunities


SAMESH Health Promotion Project Worker | Part time | Adelaide


SAMESH is now seeking to recruit a Health Promotion Project Officer to join the team in the development and implementation of effective and innovative education activities.


The SAMESH delivers a range of preventative and health promotion strategies targeting gay men, homosexually active men, people living with HIV/AIDS and other at risk and/or affected communities. These activities are set out in the SAMESH work plan. The framework of VAC education work is a combination of adult and peer education, health promotion, social marketing, community development, and cultural intervention.


The Health Promotion Project Officer will be required to work in a team environment and contribute to the development and implementation of effective and innovative education activities. They will be required to contribute to the continuous improvement of the program.

This will involve participation in all aspects of the planning and development of projects, taking responsibility for specific project tasks, and working with and assisting other team members in carrying out project tasks to ensure the efficient delivery of SAMESH education outcomes. It will also involve sharing skills, knowledge and expertise within the SAMESH team.



To apply for this position:

Please download and review the Position Description

• Send your resume, how you fit our key selection criteria and a cover letter to recruitment@vac.org.au

• Applications close: Sunday, 8th October 2017


For further enquiries please contact: Wills Logue: Wills.Logue@samesh.org.au ; (08) 7099 5300


Please note to apply for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.

Offers of employment will be subject to both Police and Working with Children Checks.