Internal/External
Full-time/Permanent
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible
Closes:
May 20, 2022 (4:30pm)
Starting Salary: $46,610 – $53,130, 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,
  • Telemedicine plan, and
  • Preferred membership pricing at Goodlife gyms.

The Role

The prime objective of the Canada Prenatal/Postnatal Nutrition Program Coordinator is to support at risk Indigenous children 0 to 6 and their families. The program offers prenatal, infant and child nutrition information for the betterment of their development, parenting and caregiving skills. The goals of this program are to increase the number of babies born with healthy birth weights, decrease the number of overweight babies resulting from gestational diabetes, improve the health of pregnant women and decrease the number of preventable birth defects etc.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that Canada Prenatal/Postnatal Nutrition Program is delivered in the spirit and philosophy of the Métis Nation of Ontario’s Statement of Prime Purpose
  • Understand “at risk” identifiers and assist prenatal mothers and children 0-6 months to address them with the goal of a healthy lifestyle
  • Offer appropriate support through advocacy, programming and resources to clients as requested and conduct on-site visits with client parents
  • Develop programs to address current issues regarding children’s wellness
  • Assess client situations on case-by-case basis
  • Confer with external stakeholders to provide maximum care for client parents and children
  • Develop and implement client and community-based programming as required
  • Participate in community-based and provincial-based committees as assigned by the Healing & Wellness Branch Supervisor or Manager
  • Record client services in the Online Health and Access Tracking System (OHATS)
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times, and adhere to privacy legislation
  • Attend training and meetings outside Métis Nation of Ontario working hours
  • Financial reporting specific to your program site and budget
  • Fulfill all other responsibilities as determined by management of Healing and Wellness Branch

Qualifications

  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture.
  • Experience working with volunteers in a non-profit environment
  • 1 or more years’ experience working children 0 to 6 months
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Outlook, Excel, Work and PowerPoint)
  • Degree or diploma in social 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

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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  • Selection does not eliminate applicant from consideration
  • Selection does not eliminate applicant from consideration
  • This includes current MNO employees or community council members