Kílala Lelum Urban Indigenous Health
and Healing Cooperative


Kitchen Assistant (0.8 FTE)

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about promoting health and wellness equity in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) to join the Kitchen team, part of the Relational Care program, at the Kilala Lelum Health Centre. The Relational Care program aims to provide access to food security, nursing and Allied healthcare services, and Elder-led cultural care to new and existing members of Kilala Lelum. There are approximately 300 members on the food security program and 50 members enrolled in medication management/case management services in Relational Care. Our aim is to provide collaborative healthcare services through an outreach-based, culturally-safe, trauma-informed, member-centered, and harm reduction approach.

Job Summary:

The Kitchen Assistant (0.8 FTE), supported by the Kitchen Manager, Kitchen staff, and Relational Care team, will help prepare breakfasts and lunches for members accessing the space at 606 Powell Street. This role is integral in providing meals to members who rely on the Relational Care program and its staff and space for nourishment, medicine, and cultural connection. The space is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year, from 08:30-1:30.


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Supervision Provided:

This position is supervised by the Kitchen Manager and the Relational Care Co-Leads and will receive support from the Administrative Lead and Executive Director.

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 and desired schedule. Incomplete applications will not be considered.