Internal/External Posting
Anywhere in Ontario
July 23, 2021
Starting Salary:
$54,410 to $62,590, per year based on experience. Max Salary Range $70,750 [2021 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, comprehensive employer-paid health benefits, a 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, and 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave).

The Role

The Clinical Project Team Lead’s primary role is to be the contact point is accessing the program. This position will assess the presenting needs of clients and whether the program can adequately meet their needs. This position manages all referrals and access to clinicians and client flow through the program.

The Clinical Project Team Lead will be responsible for hosting regular interdisciplinary team meetings for the purpose of client-centred care planning, consultation and ensuring the flow of information required for the completion of assessments and reports. This position will act as the hub for MNO’s Community and Staff’s ability to connect clients to appropriate Mental Health & Addictions services and supports that are client/family centred, wholistic in nature, focused on prevention, promotion and early intervention and firmly rooted in Metis traditions and cultural values within their respective communities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Point of contact for the program and coordination of all referrals – through a validated needs assessment, the coordinator is accountable to triage files in collaboration with the Program Manager to ensure appropriate assignment of files to Navigators and Educational Support Advocates, along with appropriate contracted mental health services;
  • Review progress of a file throughout the duration of involvement with the program – constant dialogue with Navigators on progress, oversight of case files to ensure notes and all paperwork per file have been maintained and are up to date;
  • Coordinate with the Program Manager regarding efficient and effective assignment of clinical resources per client
  • Be available to MNO’s staff to consult and support re: Mental Health and Addictions resources available for their clients(s) – adults, children, youth and their families
  • Work directly with MNO’S Healing and Wellness staff to provide support in the provision of mental health and addictions services and support. This includes hosting case conferences to ensure that cases remain on target.
  • Utilization of the MNO’s databases to ensure program efficiencies and effectiveness – accountable to maintain this clinical database and ensure staff are appropriated using this for purpose of proper file management and overall program evaluation
  • Actively and independently keep up-to-date on mental health and addiction services available across the province for adults, children, youth and families.
  • Develop new collaborations and partnerships as directed
  • Implement annual report work plans and activity reports
  • Supports with the administrative and operational duties of the Mental Health & Addictions Program


  • Completed Post-Secondary education in social work or psychology;
  • Experience and knowledge of Indigenous issues, specifically as it relates to Métis peoples and is an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Ontario’s Mental Health and Addictions programs and services;
  • Strong working knowledge of the clinical aspects in mental health and addictions and experience working directly in the field
  • Data base management
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work collaboratively as a team and communicate via phone and video-conference as well as in person
  • Possess excellent verbal, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate assertiveness, self-starter and being self-motivated
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of the Métis Nation of Ontario governance, programs and services
  • Effective communicator and time management skills, ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deliverables within deadlines
  • Successful completion and maintenance of a Police Security Check for Vulnerable Persons;
  • Ability to work extended hours or on weekends as required
  • Willingness and ability to travel, at times extended stays in location other than place of residence

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; 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 if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.

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