Kílala Lelum Urban Indigenous Health
and Healing Cooperative


Social Navigator/Allied Lead (0.8 FTE)

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about promoting health and wellness equity in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) to assist the Kilala Lelum Health Centre in the role of Social Navigator/Allied Lead. Kilala Lelum aims to provide access to decolonized primary care, Allied Health services, 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 Social Navigator/Allied Lead (0.8 FTE) will provide guidance, advocacy, and leadership to an multidisciplinary team that includes Social Navigators (our reimagined version of social workers), Counsellors, Dieticians, and Outreach Workers. As Lead, this role will engage with and help administer a recently awarded grant (Reaching Home) and support/oversee the new positions associated with this funding. This role will also provide direct care activities to a small caseload of members within an integrated health service delivery model.


Qualifications & Skills:

Working Conditions:

Primary location will be 606 Powell Street in Kilala Lelum’s Relational Care space with the opportunity to work remotely where possible.

Supervision Provided:

This position will receive support from members of the Allied Health team, including Social Navigators and Counsellors, as well as the Primary Care Co-Leads, Administrative Co-Leads, 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/desired schedule. Incomplete applications (those without cover letters) will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.