Location: Midland, Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (both in-office and remote-work required)
July 26, 2023
Starting Salary: $53,260 – $60,710, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $69,260 [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, 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 prime objective of the Early Learning Camp Developer is to work for the Métis Nation of Ontario to support the Métis early learners and their families through assisting with the planning, coordinating and delivering of seasonal culture camps that will expand Métis early learner’s understanding of traditional knowledge and way of life, and to provide early learners with a culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate programming. The programs will be delivered through land-based activities and provide culturally appropriate experiences to revitalize cultural knowledge and provide early learners the tools to set them up for success, and be able to move forward on a path towards healing and reconciliation.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Effectively oversee the day-to-day project activities that support planning, coordinating and delivering Early Learning Cultural Camps
  2. Complete assigned project tasks, monitor project progress and ensure milestones and deadlines are adhered to
  3. Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops and in communities related to Early Learning Cultural Camps when directed
  4. Plan and coordinate logistics related to the delivery of Early Learning Cultural Camps (location, travel arrangements, )
  5. Conduct outreach and engage, develop and maintain relationships with Early Learning Cultural Camp partners and stakeholders as required
  6. Develop camp programming that promotes Métis culture and way of life
  7. Develop and deliver camp programming that is developmentally appropriate and rooted in Metis culture
  8. Develop and maintain a tracking system for equipment and supplies
  9. Assist with new proposal and project development, implementation, coordination and evaluation
  10. Collaboratively work with MNO staff, MNO leadership, MNO Citizens, potential industry and government partners, and MNO contractors on Early Learning Cultural Camp project initiatives
  11. Assist in the coordination and processing of financial administrative and operational procedures (i.e. purchase orders, expense claims, bill back submissions and purchase card reconciliation)
  12. Assist with preparing project reports and submissions to funders as required
  13. Report back on meetings and events attended (briefing notes)
  14. Maintains detailed and accurate work records using various ELCC specific reporting mechanisms
  15. Gather project statistics as directed, establish and maintain spreadsheets
  16. Provide input and oversight to the development of work plans and projects
  17. Assist with the development of outreach and marketing material for program delivery
  18. Maintain an effective, confidential and accountable filing system
  19. Fulfill all other responsibilities as directed


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant field, and/or a minimum of three years of progressive, related experience in project coordination
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in 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
  • Bilingualism is an asset
  • Speaking or experience with the Michif Language would be an asset
  • Demonstrated understanding child development
  • Well-developed administrative, analytical and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of community and Metis Early Learning initiatives
  • Knowledge of program administration, budgeting/financial management, program planning, and coordinating
  • Demonstrated results-oriented skills and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of tact and discretion
  • Strong knowledge and application of Microsoft Office, Excel, and 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 work flexible/varied or extended 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 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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