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Leader, Community Engagement


Job Title: Leader, Community Engagement
Work Site: VCH Communications - West 6th Avenue
Status: Temporary Part Time - Baseline-With End Date (0.8 FTE)
Reference#: 096913-kco

The Role:

Reporting to the Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, and working in a collaborative team environment, the Leader, Community Engagement works within the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Community Engagement team to enhance and promote patient/public engagement (PPE) in health service planning and decision-making.


You will be responsible for designing, implementing and evaluating VCH community engagement activities such as public and patient consultations to support organization and program strategy, as well as the development of digital engagement strategies to augment existing engagement processes.


Primarily working with VCH regional teams as a resource to planning teams and organizational leaders in developing PPE strategies to support health systems improvement, planning, policy and strategy development, your other key interactions include senior staff in the municipalities, school districts, police, and community organizations.


Key Accountabilities:


Qualifications and Expertise:




VCH Management Competencies:




You question actions inconsistent with our values

You treat people with fairness and respect independent of their status or disagreement with you

Performance Excellence

You hire great people and expect great things from them

You inspire others with your thirst for excellence

Learning Organization

You create an environment where people can flourish and grow

You seek what is best for the health system, rather than the best for yourself or your group.


Courage to Innovate

You challenge the status quo to improve quality and sustainability

You take smart risks and make tough decisions without agonizing


To Apply:

Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition # 096913-kco.


Please note:

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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