Kílala Lelum Urban Indigenous Health
and Healing Cooperative


Exercise Therapist/Kinesiologist (0.6 FTE)

We are seeking an Exercise Therapist/Kinesiologist to join the Chronic Pain Management Program (CPMP) at Kílala Lelum Health Centre. This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual passionate about working towards our shared goal of decolonizing healthcare and promoting health and wellness equity in the Downtown Eastside (DTES).

Job Summary:

The CPMP’s aim is to provide effective and culturally safe chronic pain care. Simultaneously, we hope to reduce exposure to non-prescription opioids and decrease overdose risk where possible. 

The Exercise Therapist/Kinesiologist (0.6 FTE) will work in an environment dedicated to Indigenous health and wellness alongside and in collaboration with the CPMP team, including Primary Care Co-Leads, Primary Care Physician, Physical Therapist, Program Coordinator, Program Evaluator, and Indigenous Elders. This role may also work closely with Medical Office Assistants, Outreach Workers, Social Navigators, and Peer/Community Health Workers at Kílala Lelum. We are seeking individuals interested in grounding their practice in Kílala Lelum’s core values: the promotion of equity, wellness, respect, kindness, and Indigenous cultures and knowledge.


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Supervision Provided:

This position is supervised by the Primary Care Co-Leads and the Executive Director (ED).

Additional Information:

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to claudia.langemeyer@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 and desired schedule. Incomplete applications (those without a cover letter) will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.