Kílala Lelum Urban Indigenous Health
and Healing Cooperative


Outreach Worker for Primary Care (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 Kilala Lelum Health Centre as an Outreach Worker in Primary Care. Kilala Lelum aims to provide access to primary care and Elder-led cultural care to new and existing members of the Health Centre through an outreach-based, culturally-safe, trauma-informed, member-centered, and harm reduction approach.

Job Summary:

The Outreach Worker (0.8 FTE) is an integral part of KL’s interdisciplinary healthcare team, working in conjunction with primary care providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners), the Mobile Outreach Program (MOP), Chronic Pain Program, and the Cultural Wellness team, to support members’ access to and experience of primary care and Elder-led cultural care in the DTES. The Outreach Worker’s role is to establish and maintain positive and engaging relationships with people living in the DTES, collaborate and communicate across KL’s programs to ensure team-based, patient-centered care, and connect members with community supports and services.


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Supervision Provided:

This position is supervised by and will receive support from the Primary Care Co-Leads, the Administrative Lead, and the Indigenous Health Lead.

Additional Information:

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter by Friday, July 28, 2023 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.