Internal/External Posting
Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Closes: January 03, 2022

Starting Salary:
$43,350- $49,870, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $56,370 [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 main objective of the Metis Language Coordinator is to run and coordinate various education activities with a focus on Metis language.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Adhere to MNO Policies and Procedures and MNO’s Financial Policies and Procedures and all other applicable policy and comply with and model MNO’s Standards of Professional Conduct.
  • Adhere to all applicable privacy law and respect confidential information at all times
  • Be cognizant of and compliant at all times with the MNO workplace policy and procedures, the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Ontario Human Rights Code and other legislative and policy provisions governing the MNO workplace.
  • Ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with established Métis Nation of Ontario Policies and Procedures and transfer payment/contribution agreements.
  • Work in collaboration within the Education & Training branch, other MNO branches, MNO leadership, MNO citizens and MNO contractors and consultants on related projects
  • Act as an advocate on behalf of the MNO and the work of the MNO Education & Training Branch
  • Attend and participate in the MNO Annual General Assembly and Branch trainings as directed


  • College or University certification and or 2-3 years policy and project management experience will be considered. Bachelor of Education degree is considered an asset.
  • At least 2 years of education or related experience.
  • Bilingualism in English and French is mandatory, speaking or experience with the Michif Language would be an asset.
  • Dependability and strong work ethic and willingness to learn and ability to take direction.
  • Commitment to organizational learning, training and education.
  • Effective interpersonal and liaison skills to work collaboratively.
  • Well-developed administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to present to management, public stakeholders and partners, via written reports or verbal presentations.
  • Innovative, creative and detail oriented and demonstrated research, analytical skills and critical thinking.
  • Experience with standard office operations and equipment (including excellent computer skills in particular research using the Internet and various software programs, such as PowerPoint and Excel.)
  • Financial knowledge (budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, and reporting).
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of the history, culture, structure and issues of the Métis Nation of Ontario is an asset.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities is an asset and experience working in a non-profit environment.
  • Proven project coordination skills; experience with project funding cycles.
  • Knowledge of the K-12 education and /or post-secondary education systems in Ontario, policy issues, Métis education issues, etc.
  • Knowledge of current Indigenous governance, trends, funding programs, legislation, and issues.
  • Results-oriented, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, problem solve, and work to deadlines.
  • Completion and maintenance of a Police Security Check if the successful candidate.
  • Valid driver’s license and availability to travel.

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; 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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