Permanent/ Full Time
Starting  Salary: $43,350-$49,850 per year based on past experience


The Métis Family Wellbeing (MFWB) program aims to provide resources to support local children and youth affected by violence and reduce the need to bring children into care by supporting families through the least disruptive means possible.

The MFWB program’s focus is on the connection between violence in Indigenous families and communities. In order to improve child and youth outcomes over a lifetime, and reduce the need to bring children into care, the longer term objectives of the program are:

  • the reduction of the number of Indigenous children and youth in the child welfare and youth justice systems
  • the reduction of the occurrence of violence in families
  • the improvement of the overall health and wellbeing of communities

Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Deliver the MFWB program through holistic approaches
  2. Deliver prevention-focused, culturally-responsive supports to promote healthy communities
  3. Support families to heal from the effects of intergenerational trauma
  4. Support families by addressing the over-representation of Indigenous children and youth in child welfare and youth justice systems
  5. Provide client-driven services and culture-based programming
  6. Assist in the development of family wellness plans
  7. Deliver workshops and sharing circles
  8. Ensure the program is reaching the targeted population of children and youth
  9. Provide outreach that educates in preventive choices leading to healthy lifestyles
  10. Provide referrals and advocacy, community networking and other relevant services with the highest level of quality and care
  11. Track site budget and report surplus and/or deficiencies to Supervisor on a monthly basis
  12. Coordinate and collaborate for additional health and wellness services with external organizations on behalf of the client as needed
  13. Network with other health-related agencies as well as Indigenous organizations to improve access to the MFWB program
  14. Attend regular Métis Nation of Ontario Council meetings within the coordinators region, outside of Métis Nation of Ontario regular working hours
  15. Competently support and assist part-time culture staff with cultural programming and reporting, outside regular Métis Nation of Ontario working hours
  16. Perform administrative duties such as purchase orders, expense submissions and program reports
  17. Maintain client files and prepare intake forms, documentation, wellness plans and case noting
  18. Participate in on-going professional development activities


  • Post-Secondary education in a Social Sciences related field and/or minimum 2 years’ experience in providing social support services to clients in an Indigenous setting
  • Experience in organizing, implementing community based workshops/activities/community events
  • Relevant background in Métis focused and broader Indigenous health promotion, recreation and social programs
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Outlook, Excel, Work and PowerPoint)
  • Successful completion and maintenance of a Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Available to work flexible hours with ability to work extended hours or weekends when required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification


  • Knowledge of the Métis Nation of Ontario organization and programs
  • Knowledge and ability to liaise with other Indigenous programs and services
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout Ontario
  • Ability to lift 11.5 kg when required
  • Bilingualism would be considered an asset

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 email if you are having issues with your application or have any questions about the role.

Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates

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  • This includes current MNO employees or community council members
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