Common Ambition Bristol is a major new project with people of African and Caribbean heritage working in partnership with health care professionals to increase HIV testing and awareness and reduce HIV stigma in Bristol. For this project to be a success, the project team need people of African & Caribbean heritage to work together with them to help develop news ways to tackle HIV. There will be various paid and volunteer opportunities to be involved in the project. More information here

The project is being led by Brigstowe (Bristol-based charity for people living with HIV), in partnership with African Voices Forum (Bristol-based network of African and African-Caribbean community organisations). They will be working in collaboration with African and Caribbean communities, health care professionals from Unity Sexual Health and public health teams from Bristol City Council to introduce new ways to increase the uptake of HIV testing and broader sexual health services. Researchers from the University of Bristol will work in collaboration with community members to evaluate the project.

Eligibility: A person of African and Caribbean heritage living in Bristol or the surrounding area.

When: The project team are holding an online launch on Tuesday 2nd February from 4.30pm to 5.30pm – where you can find out more about the project and how you can help shape it – please register here. If you are interested in finding out more about this project and are unable to attend the launch event, please email info@brigstowe.org

Role: There are six paid roles to be part of the Project Delivery Group which will meet monthly and lead the project. The team will also be looking for four people to help with the evaluation of the project, also paid roles.

Diversity: As this project directly relates to the lived experience of being a person of African and Caribbean heritage, the project team are looking for individuals from these communities.