Project Coordinator - Employment In Energy 032919-PCEE


Location:     Midland, Gravenhurst and Barrie
Closes:        March 29, 2019 - 4:30 p.m.
Posting:       032919-PCEE

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Education and Training Branch is seeking a strong team player to serve as the Project Coordinator – Employment in Energy (PCEE).  This permanent full-time position offers enrollment in group benefits and the Registered Pension Plan upon successful completion of the three months’ probationary period.

 In carrying out the following duties, it is expected that the Project Coordinator – EE will:

  • Fully understand the significance and fundamental importance of MNO’s Statement of Prime Purpose (SPP) to all MNO’s work, and to the requirements of the position specifically
  • Adhere to MNO Policies and Procedures and MNO’s Financial Policies and Procedures at all times
  • Uphold MNO’s Standards of Professional Conduct at all times
  • Adhere to Privacy Laws and respect confidential information at all times
  • The employee must be cognizant of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers' Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and other legislative provisions governing the employment relationship between MNO and the employee
  • Ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with established Métis Nation of Ontario Policies and Procedures and Contribution Agreements (CA)
  • Work in collaboration within the Branch, other MNO branches, MNO leadership, MNO citizens, MNO contractors and consultants on related projects
  • Attend the Annual General Assembly (MNO Policy 2.120)

 Reporting to the Supervisor of Education and Training the duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Employment in Energy Project
  2. Establish, coordinate and support the Project’s stakeholders/partners committee
  3. Report on the committee progress to the MNO
  4. Ensure project milestones are met and reported accordingly to the MNO
  5. Work with stakeholders for project participation of Indigenous clients
  6. Prepare outreach and marketing campaign for the project utilizing MNO protocols
  7. Deliver enthusiastic information presentations & recruitment sessions to promote the project
  8. Assess level of barriers, needs, motivations and suitability for clients’ participation in the Project
  9. Provide one-on-one counselling to assist clients in the achievement of their employment goals as identified through the Individual Skills Development Plan (ISDP) process
  10. Oversee local client case management files, monitor and evaluate client files
  11. Set up payments for all clients utilizing Payment Distribution System (PDS)
  12. Create and maintain effective, confidential and accountable client filing system for reporting purposes
  13. Coordinate with the Employment Developers throughout the Province to liaise with industry representatives and employers to establish connections and create employment opportunities for program participants
  14. Inform and liaise with MNO with regard to any issues related to client / project files
  15. Coordinate activities and client casefile management with MNO Education and Training Regional staff
  16. Maintain project statistics and submits required reports including employment results and  metrics monthly
  17. Some travel may be required
  18. Fulfill all other responsibilities as determined by the Labour Market Manager and/or Director of Education and Training

 Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Human Resources, Education or a related discipline and/or a minimum of 3 to 5 years project management experience in a related field
  • Financial knowledge and experience (budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, and reporting)
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities is an asset
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Outlook, Excel, Work and PowerPoint)
  • Successful completion and maintenance of a Police Security Check and Vulnerable Sector Check


  • Experience spearheading a new initiative is an asset
  • Demonstrated project management is an asset
  • Knowledge of the Métis Nation of Ontario organization and programs
  • Knowledge of the history, culture and structure of the Métis Nation of Ontario
  • Knowledge of the Energy Sector and its’ employment opportunities
  • Strong administrative, demonstrated organizational and communication skills (English), organized and detail oriented
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Ability to lift 11.5 kg when required
  • Bilingualism would be considered an asset


The Métis Nation of Ontario welcomes and encourages applications
from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available
on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that
only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates.

Application Instructions

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