Internal/External Posting
Full-time/ Term (1-year)

  •  (1) one-year parental leave coverage

Location: Kenora, Atikokan, Dryden or Fort Frances
Position Type: In office preferred but remote (work from home) will be considered
Closes: February 1, 2023
Starting Salary: $46, 610 to $49, 870, per year based on experience. [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, contract employees benefit from:

  • Optional pension plan,
  • 4% vacation pay,
  • 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 prime objective of the Energy Coordinator in the Lands, Resources and Consultations (LRC) Branch of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is to provide coordination support to the LRC Branch and the Regional Consultation Committee (RCC) in relation to the MNO’s consultations on a variety of projects, issues and initiatives, which may impact Métis community rights, interests and way of life. The Energy Coordinator will support the MNO’s consultation framework and regional consultation protocols, and the related processes relating to the Crown’s Duty to Consult and Accommodate Indigenous peoples.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Plan and execute engagement activities with the RCCs and the MNO community, such as virtual and in-person consultation meetings, site tours and community information sessions etc.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with proponents, government departments relevant to projects.
  • Maintain a thorough record of all activities and consultations associated with projects, relevant issues and initiatives.
  • Develop communications for MNO communities, such as letters, invitations, Métis Voyageur advertisements, brochures, research briefings and webpage postings etc.
  • Prepare meeting agendas, minutes and briefing notes for senior staff and MNO leadership
  • Work collaboratively with other staff of the LRC Branch, the MNO, provide regular updates to the internal project team via summary reports and online meetings.
  • Working together with the Regional Consultation Committee, provide regular updates to the external project team via summary reports and online meetings.


  • High degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
  • Advanced communications skills
  • Superior organization skills and time/priority-management
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Event planning


  • Completion of post-secondary education (college or university) in environmental studies, social sciences or resource and environmental management, or a related field.
  • 1-year experience working in not-for-profit, indigenous or government organizations coordinating and delivering programs and/or services

Positions at the MNO may require the following:

  1. A reliable vehicle (or ability to rent), driver’s license, $1,000,000 liability insurance, and a clean driving record
  2. Flexibility to work extended hours as necessary
  3. Ability to occasionally travel within Ontario for limited periods of time

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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