Location: Fort Frances, Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (in-Office & at-Home)
Closes: August 31, 2022
Starting Salary: $46,610 – $53,130, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $60,600 [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 Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children (MHBHC) program is a prevention and early intervention strategy of services for families with children prenatal to 6 years of age. The heart of the MHBHC programming is preparation for parenting (preconception component), getting ready for the birth of the baby (prenatal care) and taking care of the baby (postnatal care). Client based services are services provided to an individual where significant contact and focused assistance is provided to the individual and/or on behalf of the individual.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Ensure that Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children program is delivered in the spirit and philosophy of the Métis Nation of Ontario’s Statement of Prime Purpose
- Provide prevention and early intervention strategies of services for families with children prenatal to 6 years of age
- Provide support to families preparing for parenting (preconception component), getting ready for the birth of the baby (prenatal care) and taking care of the baby (postnatal care).
- Support client driven needs utilizing case management techniques such as establishing a trusting relationship; case noting, advocacy, referrals, development of personal wellness plans, peer support, follow-up, linkages, home visits, and interventions as necessary (baby weight tracking and child development)
- Provide education/informing/learning activities related to prenatal health, parenting, nutrition, family plan, and activities such as healthy sexuality
- Work with health and social agencies by way of organizing and facilitating community events to enhance client and community knowledge, and improve client access
- Record client services in the Online Health and Access Tracking System (OHATS).
- Maintain confidentiality at all times, and adhere to privacy legislation
- 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 Healing and Wellness 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 ages 0 to 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 email@example.com 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.