Kílala Lelum Urban Indigenous Health
and Healing Cooperative


MOA/Outreach Worker – Mobile Outreach Program (0.8-1.0 FTE)

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about promoting health and wellness equity in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) to join our Mobile Outreach Program. This program aims to provide access to primary care and Elder-led cultural care for new and existing members of the Kilala Lelum Health Centre, through an outreach based culturally-safe, trauma-informed, member-centered, and harm reduction approach.

Job Summary:

The MOA/Outreach Worker is an integral part of the Mobile Outreach Program (MOP) team, working directly with the Program Manager and interdisciplinary care team to deliver outreach-based primary care and Elder-led cultural care within the DTES community. This program is delivered primarily through our mobile clinic (van), whereby the MOA/Outreach Worker’s role is to establish and maintain positive and engaging relationships with folks in the DTES, perform medical office duties (such as referrals, maintaining clinical and non-clinical supplies, and updating Electronic Medical Records), work collaboratively with program partners and members to deliver care, and perform other logistical and support duties. Depending on program needs, this position may support other programs at Kilala Lelum, including working in-clinic with the Relational Care and/or Chronic Pain programs.


Qualifications & Skills:

Working Conditions:

Some administrative and preparation work will be performed at the Kilala Lelum Health Centre, with mobile and outreach services performed in and around the DTES community. Working schedule is 32-40 hours per week with participation in regular rotation of afternoon and/or weekday shifts based on programming needs. Occasional weekday evening availability may be required (1-2 times per month). Daily schedule may involve a combination of outreach and in-clinic work (ex: outreach in the morning and work with other program in the afternoon).

Supervision Provided:

This position is supervised by the MOP Coordinator and MOP Manager and will receive support and mentorship from the in-clinic MOA team and the Primary Care Co-Leads.

Additional Information:

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to lauren.leslie@uihhc.ca by Friday, December 9, 2022. 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.