Internal/External
Full-time/Permanent
Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (In-Office and at-Home)
Closes: June 21, 2022

Starting Salary: $46,610-$53,130, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $60,600 [2022 Rates]

All applicants are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who meet the requirements for MNO Citizenship as per the MNO Bylaws and who are in good standing.

What We Offer

As an employer, the Métis Nation of Ontario offers a collaborative work environment with competitive salary.

Further, permanent employees benefit from:

  • Comprehensive employer-paid health benefits,
  • Pension plan,
  • 10 days’ vacation to start,
  • Annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January,
  • 16 paid public and employer holidays,
  • Early closures on long weekends,
  • 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave),
  • Employee Assistance Plan, and
  • Telemedicine plan.
  • Preferred membership pricing at Goodlife gyms.

The Role

The Branch Coordinator will support the Métis Nation of Ontario’s (MNO) Intergovernmental and Community Relations Branch (IGCR) with administrative functions such as monitoring the general IGCR mailbox, responding to inquires and providing a high level of professionalism and strong customer service. The Branch Coordinator will be responsible for booking travel and accommodations, supporting departmental meetings and events, processing invoices, purchase orders, and expenses.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support to the Intergovernmental and Community Relations Branch and its team members.
  • Provide Zoom support to Community Councils.
  • Book travel and accommodations for citizens and MNO staff.
  • Process expenses for citizens, councils and staff.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders, process invoices and reconcile financial statements.
  • Coordinate and book meetings and events when required.
  • Take meeting notes, minutes, and prepare meeting packages when required.
  • Monitor and triage the general Community Relations Email.
  • Support the MNO AGA and Tradeshow.
  • Support other MNO events such as Powley Day, Louis Riel Day, Rendezvous etc.
  • Deal with confidential and sensitive issues in a timely manner, with tact and discretion as required.
  • Perform administrative and support duties such as preparing briefing notes, program reports, presentations, or other materials to communicate and/or share knowledge and expertise.
  • Other reasonable duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in a related field
  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • Completion of post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Registration with a provincial governing body (for certain roles)
  • High degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
  • Advanced communications skills
  • Superior organization skills and time/priority-management
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of indigenous (preferably Métis) culture, issues, and current activities
  • Two years or more experience in a similar/comparable role
  • Experience dealing with confidential information

Who We Are

In 1993, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) was established through the will of Métis people and Métis communities coming together throughout Ontario to create a Métis-specific governance structure and vision, encapsulated in the Statement of Prime Purpose. Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario represents over 25,000 Métis citizens.

The MNO delivers programs and services to its citizens through these branches: Healing and Wellness; Community Wellbeing; Education and Training; Housing; Lands, Resources and Consultation; Intergovernmental and Community Relations; Self-Government and Registry. Through these various branches, the MNO maintains 30+ offices and community spaces across the province, administers over $50 million annually, and employs about 350 staff across the province.

AODA Statement

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 humanresources@metisnation.org if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.

Please note, all employees, regardless of role or location, are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless the employee has a valid medical exemption.  This condition of employment is effective for all employees, full or part-time, permanent or contract, whether working remotely or not, as of November 1, 2021.

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