Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Remote Work: Fixed (in-office)
July 15, 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

This Program provides support to communities by engaging at the Provincial level and the local level within the Ottawa area. The AHT Provincial Coordinator works to support our communities by creating new partnerships, tools, and training resources to increase knowledge about human trafficking issues as well as raise awareness about trafficking risks and the supports that are available throughout the province of Ontario to address issues related to human trafficking. The MNO Ottawa Community AHT Coordinator helps communities by providing direct programming, drop-in, and client supports for people who may be at risk for harm related to the spectrum of issues associated with human trafficking. All services offered through this Program are completely confidential.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that Healthy Choices Diabetes program is delivered in the spirit and philosophy of the Métis Nation of Ontario’s Statement of Prime Purpose
  • Liaise and establish linkages with local stakeholders Indigenous and main-stream service delivery bodies
  • Program development consistent with funding agreement including individual and group support program development and delivery, collective case management practices, and system navigation support
  • Implement program ensuring adherence to work-plan
  • Research opportunities to include Métis centered and cultural strengths-based approaches
  • Provide client services including: prevention activities with groups and individuals vulnerable to human trafficking, short-term peer counselling, group support, referrals, assistance with the development of individual safety plans, provision of Métis-specific resources, participation in case management tables as appropriate, advocacy and follow-up
  • Enhance existing MNO Healing and Wellness Branch program procedures to include direction on working with people with experiences of Human Trafficking; participate in the development of training modules for delivery to frontline staff.
  • Implementation and coordination of Willows program
  • Monitor outcomes of the program through reporting requirements
  • Participation in MNO Healing and Wellness training as needed/determined.
  • Participate in on-going professional development activities as time and financial resources permit
  • Attend training and meetings outside Métis Nation of Ontario working hours
  • Fulfill all other responsibilities as determined by management of Healing and Wellness Branch
  • Financial reporting specific to your program site and budget
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times, and adhere to privacy legislation


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture

Mandatory qualifications:

  • Experience working with volunteers in a non-profit environment
  • 1 or more years’ experience working with people involved in sex work or Human trafficking
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)


  • Degree or diploma in social services preferred


  • Knowledge of the Métis Nation of Ontario and programs offered
  • Knowledge of Indigenous programs and services
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Well-developed administrative, organizational and communication skills in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to lift 11.5kg 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: 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 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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