Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible
Closes: February 3, 2022

Starting Salary: $48,570 – $53,130, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $60,600 [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

The prime objective of the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Infrastructure Program Developer is to assist the Manager of Early Learning and Child Care with the development of infrastructure projects, to develop culturally appropriate early learning opportunities for Metis children and families, while performing the job duties outlined in the key duties and responsibilities. This role requires functional knowledge and experience in the early learning and child care field.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide overall operational/administrative assistance to ELCC projects.
  • Coordinate current projects and assist with the development of new specific early learning infrastructure related initiatives.
  • Coordinate internal and external stakeholder engagement and facilitate as required.
  • Collaboratively work within the MNO and also with child care providers, agencies and external partners as required.
  • Project manage infrastructure projects and ensure collaboration with MNO communities and MNO Education & Training teams, to review objectives are being met.
  • Utilize early years, child care and Metis knowledge and experience to meet organizational and team goals in a timely and effective manner.
  • 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.
  • Post-secondary education and/or 3+ years experience working in an office environment or in an administrative role, within the early learning and child care field.
  • Strong knowledge and application of Microsoft Office suite, online conferencing, cloud/shared applications.
  • Well developed administrative, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work with a high level of tact and discretion.
  • Superior organization skills and time/priority-management.
  • Work effectively both independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and concerns and take appropriate action.
  • Applied understanding of managing project management, specifically infrastructure projects
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience in business operations, project management role or infrastructure experience from an early learning perspective.
  • Demonstrated results-orientated skills and practices.

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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