Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (both in-office and remote-work required)
October 19, 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

The Mental Wellness and Advocacy Program Coordinator plans and organizes programs and activities in support of Branch activities, training and events. Creates written materials (presentations, posters, documents) and conducts internal-facing information sharing and presentations to promote awareness and build knowledge. These roles follow prescribed processes, with a minimal level of independent decision-making authority. Coordinators supports front-line, client-facing coordinators, but does not have direct case-management responsibilities

The Coordinator supports the Program Management Team with operational processes required for effectiveness and efficiency. Creates and uses basic Excel spreadsheets to manage/report data, processes purchase orders, coordinates meetings and logistics, manages information flow between Programs, coordinates travel, and other duties as assigned. These roles follow prescribed processes that involve more complex clerical or administration responsibilities and a minimal level of independent decision-making authority.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Respond to internal information requests (phone calls, e-mails, etc.)
  • Assist with administrative elements that may be associated with front-line client-facing work. In coordination with Team Lead and Supervisors.
  • Coordinate administrative aspects of meetings, events, and training sessions to build knowledge and awareness
  • Plan and coordinate onsite and offsite meetings, special functions, and events for both internal and external partners
  • Collaborate with the branch team members on shipping and mailing requests for packages
  • Service delivery elements that may require some client contact to follow up on expenditures.
  • Manage data that is financial and/or budget-related
  • Manage a variety of information required to support effective/efficient Program and Branch Operations
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Other reasonable duties as may be assigned

Positions at the MNO may require the following:

  1. Current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain
  2. Completion and maintenance of Vulnerable Sector Verification
  3. A reliable vehicle (or ability to rent), driver’s licence, $1,000,000 liability insurance, and a clean driving record
  4. Flexibility to work extended hours as necessary
  5. Ability to occasionally travel within Ontario for limited periods of time


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • High degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
  • Advanced communications skills
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Superior organization skills and time/priority-management
  • Ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with confidential information.


  • Knowledge of indigenous (preferably Métis) culture, issues, and current activities
  • Experience supporting vulnerable client groups with a high degree of sensitivity.
    Previous experience in a similar/comparable role
  • Experience working in coordinating and delivering community-based programs or projects

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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