Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible
March 21, 2022
Starting Salary: $37,133 – $44,920, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $48,290 [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.
  • Preferred membership pricing at Goodlife gyms.

The Role

Administrative roles ensure efficient day-to-day operations of their respective branches, supporting other team members and People Leaders through a variety of typically routine tasks and communications. These roles utilize constant communication skills in-person, over the phone, and via e-mail, and follow prescribed processes, with a minimal level of independent decision-making authority.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer and respond to communications (phone calls, e-mails, etc.) from internal and external sources
  • Co-ordinate the flow of internal information with various branches and external sources including community members, clients and the public
  • Prepare, edit, proofread and maintain records, correspondence, presentations, etc.
  • Maintain office supplies levels and inventory
  • Maintain (and/or setup) information filing systems
  • Greet visitors, ascertain nature of business, and direct visitors to appropriate person
  • Manage office meeting room booking calendars, arrange meetings, and catering
  • Coordinate travel schedules and make reservations
  • Support the Housing Stabilization Program’s various day-to-day administrative functions and special events
  • Maintain a high-level of confidentiality
  • Other reasonable duties as may be assigned


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • High degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
  • Advanced communications skills
  • Superior organization skills and time/priority-management
  • Ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision
  • Administrative or customer service experience


  • Post-secondary education (i.e. Office Administration)
  • Knowledge of indigenous (preferably Métis) culture, issues, and current activities.
  • 1-2 years previous experience in a similar/comparable role
  • Experience working with homeless and/or street-involved populations

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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