Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible
March 11, 2022
Starting Salary: $58,500 – $66,680, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $70,750 [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

Responsible for proposal writing, developing program design and guiding principles, and making recommendations that guide how programs and services are structured, delivered, and measured within the Branch.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Curriculum Development

  • Create and facilitate the development, revision, implementation and continuous updating and improvement of Métis focused curricula and educational resources.
  • Review and evaluate the effectiveness of Métis content inclusion in resources and curriculum.
  • Identify gaps in curricula and/or resources as it relates to Métis history, culture, and way of life.
  • Provide guidance in identifying the types of Métis history, culture, and way of life topics to focus on that are appropriate for resources and curriculum.
  • Ensures Métis perspectives, pedagogy and world views are included through new resources and curriculum developed within the branch.
  • Research to find appropriate resources and curricula to tell the Ontario Métis languages story.
  • Review and assess books and other instructional materials and develop recommended Métis resource lists.
  • Lead the development and implementation of a variety of working groups (e.g., Métis teachers and educators, Métis knowledge holders, consultants, etc.) focused on the review and development of Métis curricula and educational resources.
  • Promotes effective communications and public relations and works in co-operation with internal and external staff, management, vendors, contractors, and other government agencies.
  • Provide continuous and consistent feedback on content to external contractors (e.g. content developers, reviewers) to ensure high-quality products.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (e.g., Ministry of Education, educational partners, etc.) to recommend potential solutions to consider for addressing any gaps in curricula and resources.
  • In consultation with the Manager, Métis Languages Initiatives, and other key program stakeholders, develops an annual curricula and resource plan.
  • Responsible to assist with the delivery of the Métis cultural training where required.

Policy Analysis

  • Develop programs, policies, and proposals based on demographic, social and economic research, and analysis.
  • Conduct program and project evaluation, using a variety of research and evaluation tools.
  • Collaborate with others to identify the strengths and weaknesses of language programs.
  • Evaluate pilot projects and assess impact to secure longer term funding or other supports.
  • Utilize specialized knowledge to meet program, Branch, and organizational needs.
  • Analyze processes, procedures, programs, and other systems, and collect data useful to identify opportunities for additional impact or improvement.
  • Collaborate with others to facilitate successful implementation of new programs.
  • Promote, track, and measure compliance with program funding requirements by creating and implementing appropriate data collection, reporting, and/or recordkeeping processes.
  • Other reasonable duties as may be assigned.
  • Engage with internal and external partners on resource feedback and development.


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • Completion of post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • High level of knowledge of Ontario Métis history, culture, and way of life.
  • A high degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment.
  • Advanced communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Strong project coordination, including the design and implementation of project work-plans.
  • Superior organization skills.
  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing demands and assess changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess situations and problem-solve independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Education, or Indigenous Studies
  • OCT designation with the completion of one or more of the following AQ areas of focus:
  • History, First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives, outdoor education, or other relevant AQ.
  • Extensive knowledge of Métis history, culture and way of life and can has previous experience in educational settings developing Métis-specific resources.
  • Knowledge of Métis-specific and broader Indigenous policy and research, key challenges, and programs
  • Bilingualism
  • Ability to speak Michif.

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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