Internal/External Job Posting
Full time/ Permanent
Starting salary: $43,350-$49,850 per year based on experience
Please apply on our job board by the closing date of September 24, 2021

All applicants are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to 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, comprehensive employer-paid health benefits, a pension plan, 10 days vacation to start, annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January, 15 paid public and employer holidays, early closures on long weekends, and 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave).

The Role

The prime objective of the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Program Coordinator is to assist the Manager of Early Learning and Child Care while performing the job duties outlined below:

• Coordinating client services and program delivery
• Facilitate, coordinate stakeholder engagement
• Provide overall operational/administrative assistance to the project
• Coordinate project initiatives
• Collaboratively work with MNO staff, MNO leadership, MNO Citizens, potential industry and government partners, and MNO contractors as required.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
– Effectively oversee the day-to-day assigned project activities
– Assist clients with Early Learning programs and services, including case file management
– Complete assigned project tasks, monitor project progress and ensure milestones and deadlines are adhered to
– Assist with new proposal and project development, implementation, coordination and evaluation
– Foster team work and co-operation with
– Collaboratively work with MNO staff, potential industry and government partners, and MNO contractors on project initiatives
– Communicate and collaborate with Métis Citizens, MNO staff, and contractors in the delivery of services and supports
– Assist in the coordination of the processing of financial administrative and operational procedures (i.e. purchase orders, expense claims, bill back submissions and purchase card reconciliation) to support project and service delivery
– Assist with preparing project reports and submissions to funders as required
– Travel to communities to give presentations or attend meetings and events. This may require overnight stays in the community and a varied work schedule
– Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops and in communities when directed
– Plan and coordinate logistics for meetings, training, and events (location, travel arrangements, etc.) related to the program delivery
– Prepare briefing notes on meetings and events attended
– Participate in presentations about the various projects and the MNO to key stakeholders as required
– Gather project statistics as directed, establish and maintain spreadsheets, analyze data and make recommendations
– Provide input and oversight to the development of work plans and projects
– Conduct outreach and build relationships with stakeholders as required
– Engage, develop and maintain strong relationships with partners
– Promote Métis culture
– Assist with the development of outreach and marketing material for program delivery
– Maintain an effective, confidential and accountable filing system
– Some travel throughout the province and extended hours of work may be required
– Fulfill all other responsibilities as determined by Manager of Early Learning and Childcare

Required formal education & training

• Post-Secondary education and/or 3 to 5 years’ experience working in an office environment or in an administrative role within an Early Childhood Program minimum of two years’ experience in event coordination, budgeting, program delivery and reporting, preferably in a non-profit setting
• Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic/experience requirements
• Registered Early Childhood Educator designation from the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators would be an asset
• Well-developed administrative, analytical and organizational skills
• Knowledge of program administration, budgeting/financial management, program planning, and coordinating
• Experience in Early Childhood Education, child care licensing, ministry documents and policy involving Early Childhood Education would be an asset
• Demonstrated results-oriented skills and practices
• Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of tact and discretion
• English (Bilingualism English/French is an asset but not mandatory)
• Strong knowledge and application of keyboarding, Microsoft Office suite, various databases
• Experience with standard office equipment
• Demonstrated ability to identify problems and situations and take appropriate action
• Work effectively both independently as well as in a team environment
• Ability to travel, at times in a rental vehicle, may be required
• Available to travel for extended periods of time at locations other than local workplace
• Ability to work flexible hours when required

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 has built a province-wide governance structure which includes: an objectively verifiable, centralized registry of over 20,000 Métis citizens; approximately 31 Chartered Community Councils across the province which represent Métis citizens at the local level; a provincial governing body that is elected by ballot box every four years; an Annual General Assembly where regional and provincial Métis leaders are required to report back to Métis citizens yearly between elections; a charitable foundation which promotes and support Métis culture and heritage (Métis Nation of Ontario Cultural Commission); and an economic development arm (Métis Voyageur Development Fund).

In addition, the Métis Nation of Ontario has built an accountable, results-based provincial delivery structure to meet the socio-economic needs of its citizens and communities. Currently, the MNO delivers programs and services to its citizens through these branches: Healing and Wellness; Education and Training; Housing; Lands, Resources and Consultation; Intergovernmental and Community Relations; Self-Government and Registry. Through these various branches, the MNO maintains 30+ service delivery access points across the province, administers over $50 million annually, and employs about 300 personnel across the province.

The Métis Nation of Ontario is a diverse and inclusive employer, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please email humanresources@metisnation.org if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.

Please email recruitment@metisnation.org if you are having issues with your application with your resume and cover letter or have any questions about the role.

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates

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