CAAN VOW National CALL-OUT (Poster 1)

CAAN_VOW_Application (August 2013)





OPEN CALL – ‘Renewing the VOW’


(See attached poster & application form. Please distribute widely within your networks!!!)


CAAN VOW (Voices of Women) Standing Committee is seeking new members!

Who: If you are an Aboriginal woman who wants to make a difference for your community, and are knowledgeable about HIV and AIDS and Aboriginal women’s issues, we welcome your application to become a CAAN VOW committee member.

Aboriginal women living with or affected by HIV and AIDS are strongly encouraged to apply. Public disclosure of HIV status is not a requirement to be part of CAAN VOW. We welcome all the diversity of our Aboriginal women’s community, which include Inuit, Métis and First Nations; women who are two-spirit or transgendered;  women who are front-line workers; women who are health care providers and/or community health representatives and women who may already be connected and/or working with a CAAN member Aboriginal AIDS Service Organization (AASO). We welcome all diversity!!

What: As a standing committee within the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), the VOW women represents leadership in all issues of HIV/AIDS.  The VOW represents Aboriginal women from across Canada and are currently working together to carry out a 5 year National Aboriginal Women’s Strategy on HIV and AIDS in Canada.

How to apply: Visit the CAAN website at and to fill out an application and submit it electronically, by fax, or by mail to:


Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

CAAN VOW Application

6520 Salish Dr Vancouver, B.C. V6N 2C7

Phone # (604) 266-7616 / Free # 1-800-285-2226  

Fax # (604) 266-7612

Application Deadline – September 30th, 2013 @ 5 PM (EST)

CAAN is currently under construction. Please check back soon for updates.