Indigenous Health Promoter and Programs Coordinator
35 hours per week. Full benefits after three months. Three weeks of holidays, to start
REACH Community Health Center is looking for an experienced Indigenous Health Promoter and Programs Coordinator who is passionate about health, well-being, and social determinants of health. This position is ideal for you if you are an innovator able to engage in the community and you have a strong desire to make a difference in our community.
The Indigenous Health Promoter and Programs Coordinator (IHP&PC) supports our work with the Indigenous communities we serve. They act as a cultural bridge to overcome barriers in accessing Dental and Medical care and help the Urban Indigenous people heal by rediscovering their culture and identity.
The IHP&PC takes initiatives to educate our non-Indigenous staff about cultural sensitivity and best practices when working with Indigenous patients. They work within a team, including an Elder-in-residence, health promoters, social workers, and others to adapt and create programs, workshops, and monthly ceremonies. They foster trusting relationships, partnerships, and alliances in the community and support REACH in being a welcoming place for those who need a wide range of primary health care services
Highlights of Qualifications:
Established in 1969, REACH is a Community Health Centre with a history of primary care innovation. REACH is dedicated to providing high-quality integrated health care in East Vancouver to families and individuals of all ages. We focus on clients with complex social, mental, or physical needs. REACH uses an interdisciplinary approach to care within our medical, dental, pharmacy, UPCC, and Health Equity and Engagement.
REACH employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and ongoing employment (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds.
How to apply
If you are interested in this role, please send the following to J with the Subject line: Indigenous Health Promoter & Programs Coordinator:
Posting is open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.
Preferences will be given to the applicants of Indigenous descent.
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