Location: Dryden, Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (both in-office and remote-work required)
Closes: August 9, 2023
Starting Salary: $47,540 – $54,190, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $61,810 [2023 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 Community Action Program for Children targets families at risk who experience higher than normal incidents of family poverty, abuse, neglect, poor health and nutrition, developmental delays, social and emotional problems, family breakdown, and injury or disability. Offer support to Metis children 0 – 6 by helping parents and guardians with pre-natal, infant and child nutrition as well as parenting and care-giving skills. Program Staff work with Métis families to promote healthy lifestyle choices and provide them with access to cultural support and community development through programming. By providing this training and support to families the Program helps children in at risk situations lead better healthier lives and helps prevent at risk situations before they happen.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Ensure that Community Action Program for Children (CAP-C) program is delivered in the spirit and philosophy of the Métis Nation of Ontario’s Statement of Prime Purpose
- Develop network of clients, volunteers, Elders and Senators and co-ordinate their activities in accordance with a work plan
- Participate in local committees pertinent to the program and approved by the program Supervisor
- Work with health and social agencies by way of organizing and facilitating community events to enhance client and community knowledge, improve client access, and provide cultural sensitivity training
- Confer with external stakeholders to provide maximum care for client parents and children
- Deliver workshops and program activities
- Conduct on site visits with client’s parents.
- Implement programs for the promotion of good health, nutrition, recreation, community support and social activities
- Record client services in the Online Health and Access Tracking System (OHATS).
- Maintain confidentiality at all times, and adhere to privacy legislation
- Perform Administrative duties, and other duties as instructed by the Program Supervisor
- Financial reporting specific to your program site and budget
- Reflect Métis cultural approaches as a part of the activities and services
- 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 the Community Wellbeing Branch
- 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 in client services experience
- 1 or more years’ experience working with families and children aged 0 – 6
- Proficiency with computer programs (Outlook, Excel, Work and PowerPoint)
- Degree or diploma in social services
- 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.