Internal/External Posting
Location: Owen Sound, ON
December 9, 2021
Starting Salary:
$43,350-$49,850, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $56,370 [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.

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.

The Role

The Community Wellness program provides family violence services, referrals, support and case management to clients. The goal is to to address and respond to existing and emerging healing and wellness issues or violent situations.  The Community Wellness Coordinator (CWC) provides prevention and awareness activities.

The CWC Coordinator will also connect and share information with health and social service agencies. Client-based services are provided to an individual where significant contact and focused assistance is provided to the individual and/or on behalf of the individual.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver the Community Wellness program in the spirit and philosophy of the MNO Community Wellbeing Branch
  • Provide increased understanding of family violence to clients and the general public to violence within a family home or community
  • Services will include one-on-one service provision, community-based family violence awareness and prevention education campaigns
  • Provide client services using case management techniques such as relationship building, case noting, advocacy and referrals
  • Promote healthy lifestyles through client support, community events, workshops, public education forums and networking
  • Work with health and social agencies to organize and facilitate community events to enhance client and community knowledge, improve client access, and provide cultural sensitivity training
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times and follow privacy legislation
  • Reflect Métis cultural approaches as a part of the activities and services
  • Recruit and train volunteers
  • Perform daily administrative duties
  • Maintain client files, including preparation of intake forms, documentation, input into databases
  • Financial reporting specific to program site and budget
  • Participate in on-going professional development activities
  • Attend training and meetings
  • Fulfill all other responsibilities as determined by management of Community Wellbeing Branch


  • Knowledge of the Métis Nation of Ontario organization and programs
  •  Ability to liaise with other Indigenous programs and services
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Well-developed administrative, organizational and communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout Ontario
  • Ability to lift 11.5 kg. when required

Bilingualism would be considered an asset

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: Community Wellbeing; 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.

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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