Part-time/Permanent (Hours of Operation are Tuesday to Thursday 8:30am to 4:30pm)
Location: Chapleau, Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (both in-office and remote-work required)
October 30, 2022
Starting Salary: $41,610 – $47,430, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $54,100 [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

Under the direction of Supervisor of Family Wellbeing, this position is a community level resource who will play a role in creating safe, healthy, culturally appropriate and accessible spaces for community members to gather and improve their capacity to prevent violence and build supportive peer networks.

This position will build and expand upon community relationships and develop collaborative activities with internal and external parties.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

This position reports directly to the Supervisor of Family Wellbeing and is responsive to Manager of Family Wellbeing

In carrying out the following duties, it is expected that the Team Lead – Health Promotion will:

  • Contribute to the development and review of project work plans. Contribute to required project progress reports.
  • Provide educational workshops and community presentations.
  • Provide drop-in educational and recreational activities for families with children, youth and teens.
  • Schedule and lead meetings with community partners.
  • Provide support for community information gathering activities.
  • Work with Family Wellbeing Coordinators to inventory and improve on safe spaces throughout the province.
  • Provide administrative, logistical and research support as required for Branch planning and activities.
  • Other reasonable duties as may be assigned.
  • Will collaborate in the development and oversight of the activities in their Annual Work Plan and will manage a local program activity budget.
  • Lead networking meetings with community partners.
  • Coordinate and lead educational/recreational activities for families with children, youth and teens.
  • Contribute to Monthly and Quarterly project progress reports.
  • Spend and track the use of a program activity budget.
  • Bring client service requests forward to Supervisor of Family Wellbeing.
  • Keep records of meetings and progress reports associated with branch working groups and special projects.
  • Produce briefing notes and other reports as required.
  • Provides logistic and administrative assistance with scheduling and organizing MNO cultural events and gatherings.
  • Fulfill all other responsibilities as assigned by the Healing and Wellness Associate Director.


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • High School Diploma and knowledge of indigenous community programming
  • Post-Secondary education in a Fitness/Recreation, Health Promotion and/or Social Services related field preferred; and/or minimum of 2 yrs experience in providing development and oversight of programs and services in an Indigenous setting.
  • Vulnerable Sector Check

Mandatory qualifications

  • Relevant background in Métis-focused community activities, recreation and educational programs
  • Well-developed administrative, organizational and communication skills in order to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with computer programs and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision


  • Knowledge of Métis focused and broader Aboriginal programs and services
  • Flexible work schedule with ability to work extended hours or week-ends as necessary
  • Willingness and ability to travel

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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