Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible
Closes: February 16, 2022 at 4:30 pm

Starting Salary: $60,960-$74,700, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $79,270[2021 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.

The Role

Under the direction of the Manager of Early Learning and Child Care the purpose of the Supervisor is to oversee all ELCC advisory and infrastructure projects, provide appropriate supportive interventions to foster stronger relationships and enhance partnership building locally between the MNO and service providers, municipalities, organizations and other potential partners across the province, as well as complete understanding including compliance to all MNO Policies and procedures. Varying supports and/or individualized action plans will be developed, actioned and monitored by the Supervisor. This position will not have a budgetary authority specifically; however, will work in collaboration with the entire Education and Training management team as a primary participant in the development of project work plans and partnering budgets.  The Supervisor is responsible for promoting a health and safety culture at the MNO, managing employee return to work and accommodations, handling employee relations issues, including attendance and absenteeism.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1. Fully understand the significance and fundamental importance of MNO’s Statement of Prime Purpose (SPP) to all MNO’s work, and to the requirements of the position specifically
2. Adhere to MNO Policies and Procedures, MNO’s Financial Policies and Procedures at all times and Contribution Agreements (CA)
3. Uphold MNO’s Standards of Professional Conduct at all times
4. Adhere to Privacy Laws and respect confidential information at all times
5. The Supervisor must be cognizant of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers’ Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and other legislative provisions governing the employment relationship between MNO and the employee
6. Work in collaboration within the Branch, other MNO branches, MNO leadership, MNO citizens, MNO contractors and consultants on related projects

Supervisor Responsibilities:
1. Will oversee and manage ELCC advisor and infrastructure projects.
2. Hire and train new team members.
3. Provide training on work culture, work expectations, job duties and organizational policies and procedures or arrange for proper training to be provided
4. Act as a role model for the behavior and culture expected from the team
5. Provide ongoing coaching to support effective job performance and conduct constructive and timely performance evaluations at least once per year
6. Implement coaching and corrective performance plans where required
7. Handle discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.

Advisory Responsibilities:
• Ensure Manager of Early Learning and Child Care is briefed on important client, staff, volunteer and community related matters immediately
• Inform Manager of Early Learning and Child Care of training and/or presentation requests and recommendations
• Collaborate with the Manager of Early Learning and Child Care to prepare quarterly reports for regional work plan activities
• Identify gaps in regional work plans and recommend activity to support the gaps
• Work with E & T management team to prepare yearly Annual Submissions and reports for programs.

Financial Responsibilities:
• Ensure employee time off requests are managed in a timely manner is completed appropriately, as well as provide assistance with employee and program expense claims
• Work with E & T management team to prepare the information needed for Finance branch to set up accurate program budgets, budget lines and amounts as per our funding agreements.
• Work with Education and Training Manager(s) to develop appropriate tools to support front line struggling with internal financial processes and/or procedures.
• Conduct monthly budget reviews and report back to Manager of Early Learning and Child Care

Qualifications and Experience

• Knowledge of Metis Nation of Ontario governance structure, culture, history and way of life.
• Knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years sector and current issues
• A post-secondary degree or certification in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
• A high degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
• Advanced communications skills, both written and verbal
• Strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively liaise with the ELCC team, MNO leadership, management, government and external child care organizations and agencies
• Superior organization skills and time/priority-management managing others including the design and implementation of project work plans
• Elevated levels of problem-solving and analytical skills
• Demonstrated ability to motivate, lead and work effectively with others in a supervisory capacity, with an ability to solve conflict if required

• Previous 1-2 years or more experience in a leadership or similar role or comparable experience motivating/leading others
• Demonstrated experience dealing with personal and confidential information and issues in a mature, tactful and diplomatic manner
• Demonstrated experience in quickly acquiring and expanding knowledge and being flexible in a demanding and dynamic environment
• Experience in writing high-quality reports, briefing notes and developing presentations
• Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-issue environment, serving a wide range of varied internal and external interests

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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