Kílala Lelum Urban Indigenous Health
and Healing Cooperative


Administrative Assistant (0.8 FTE)

NOTE: This is a fixed-term 17-month contract (November 2022-March 2024) to be made permanent if funding is renewed.

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant who is highly organized, a clear and engaging communicator, and able to make informed, strategic decisions in a fast-paced environment. The ability to work collaboratively, multi-task, and be proactive and adaptable is a must in our dynamic health centre. You will have excellent administrative and interpersonal skills, an understanding of employee relationships and conflict navigation, and the desire to work with a team of committed, multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual passionate about innovation and striving for excellence as we work toward our shared goal of decolonizing healthcare and promoting health and wellness equity in the Downtown Eastside (DTES).

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant (0.8 FTE), supported by Kilala Lelum’s Executive Director and Admin Co-Leads, will assist the Admin team with daily tasks, small projects, and longer-term initiatives. The Admin Assistant will also work closely with the Primary Care team to obtain a thorough understanding of the clinic and its relationship to the rest of the organization. 

We are seeking an individual with an interest in helping to ground our organization and practices within an Indigenous framework, as well as principles of anti-racism, decolonization, diversity, and inclusion. The Admin Assistant will work collaboratively with the Admin team, which includes the HR Coordinator, Clinic Manager, Accounting Manager, and Executive Director.


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Supervision Provided:

This position is supervised by KL’s Executive Director and works closely with the Admin Co-Leads and Accounting Manager.

Additional Information:

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to lauren.leslie@uihhc.ca. Your cover letter should clearly articulate why you are interested in this role and working with Kilala Lelum, how your background is a good fit for this specific role and our organization, and your current availability/desired schedule. Incomplete applications (those without cover letters) will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until October 28, 2022.