Coordinator-Financial Literacy

Internal and External  
Location: To be determined 
Closes: October 28, 2020 4:30 PM 
Starting salary range: Level 4 - $43,350- $49,850 per year based on experience

Summary of Position:

Reporting to the Manager of Housing Programs, and responsive to the Manager of Housing Stabilization, the Coordinator -Financial Literacy will create and deliver workshops on various financial topics, would compile and make available up to date information on financial services and issues, provide one on one education and guidance to MNO clients, community members as well as be available to support other MNO programs when dealing with clients facing complex financial challenges.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Promote, organize, and facilitate financial literacy educational workshops to clients of MNO
  2. One on one support to MNO clients by way of, guidance with financial planning and budgeting, navigation of financial services and programs, explanation of complex financial terminology and processes
  3. Assist MNO clients with applications for the Home Ownership and Repairs Program by helping establish saving and payment goals
  4. Keep accurate case notes through Case Management system
  5. Keep all Housing and Infrastructure People Leaders appraised of updates and changes to work plans and program goals
  6. Act in accordance with all applicable laws around privacy, banking and health and safety

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold Métis rights and culture
  • Completion of post-secondary education in a related field, such as Social Work, Community Service, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A high degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
  • Advanced communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Organization skills and time/priority-management
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, demonstrate good judgement, and make decisions independently within set processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of applicable financial and privacy laws
  • Familiarity with residential mortgages, home buying and contracts
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Sales skills including networking and negation
  • Ability to deliver presentations with ease


  • Knowledge of indigenous (preferably Métis) culture, issues, and current
  • Degree or Diploma in Social Work or related field (depending on position)
  • Registration with a provincial governing body (depending on position)


  • Bilingualism

Experience & Education


  • 2-5 years’ experience delivering programs and services in a non for profit or government setting 
  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Social Work Economics, Financial Planning or Accounting (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)
  • Experience in financial planning, specifically as related to personal budgeting, indebtedness (credit) and income tax;
  • Experience in personalized intervention and in crises situations
    A combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of above



  • Experience dealing with confidential information
  • Experience working in coordinating and delivering community-based programs or projects
  • Experience in developing and facilitating workshops


  • Not for Profit experience in a financial capacity


All positions at the MNO may require the following:

  1. 1.      Current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain
  2. 2.      Completion and maintenance of Vulnerable Sector Verification
  3. 3.      A reliable vehicle (or ability to rent), driver’s licence, $1,000,000 liability insurance, and a clean driving record
  4. 4.      Flexibility to work extended hours as necessary
  5. 5.      Ability to occasionally travel within Ontario for limited periods of time

The Métis Nation of Ontario commits to providing accommodation as required by the Ontario Human Rights Act, unless to do so would cause undue hardship. Accommodations will be provided in accordance with the principles of dignity, individualization, and inclusion. The Métis Nation of Ontario will work cooperatively and in the spirit of respect with all partners in the accommodation process. These accommodations will extend to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and selection. Please email if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.