Full-time / Permanent
Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Yes
Closes: January 20, 2022
Starting Salary: $60,960 – $70,120, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $79,270 [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
  • 10 paid health & wellness days (sick leave)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Telemedicine plan

The Role

Under the direction of the Manager, Education & Training, the purpose of the Supervisor is to provide appropriate supportive interventions to frontline programming to ensure the quality, consistency and continuity of daily Post-Secondary Education related programming operations Varying supports and/or individualized action plans will be developed, actioned and monitored by the Supervisor. This position will not have a budgetary authority specifically; however, will work in collaboration in the development of project work plans and partnering budgets, and also ensure that direct funding support programs are operating within established parameters. The Supervisor is responsible for promoting a health and safety culture at the MNO, managing employee return to work and accommodations, handling employee relations issues.

The intent of this position is to allow direct hands on opportunity for individuals to build the skills and knowledge required for a management position within the Métis Nation of Ontario and may have the following direct reports:
– PSE Education Officers
– Student Support Officers
– PSE Navigator

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Human Resources Responsibilities: (10%)

• The supervisor will provide support, training and skill development and supportive interventions to regional frontline employees for matters related to standards of service provision.
• The supervisor will participate in the recruiting process of new roles and back filled roles by supporting interview and selection panels
Education and Training Collaboration Responsibilities: (50%)
• Lead monthly regional work plans calls with regional staff and report back to the management team.
• Participate in regular Supervisor’s and operations meeting with Management team
• Assist with scheduled, and as needed, client and citizen communications
• Assist frontline with planning/marketing various submission activities; report back as per the template format
• Review Event planning templates and send forward requests, etc. as required.
• Receive and forward documentation from frontline onwards (posters, duty to report, etc.)
• Facilitate the interactions to support regional front line through program change when it is presented
• Support mangers with assignments as required.
• Engage in supportive site visits as required; report back as per the template format (file and client case management)

Advisory Responsibilities; (25%)

• Ensure the Manager is briefed on important client, staff, volunteer and community related matters immediately
• Inform the Manager of training requests and recommendations
• Collaborate with management team to prepare supporting documents and action plans required to effect program changes and front line adherence as required
• Collaborate with the Manager, Education and Training, to prepare quarterly reports for regional work plan activities
• Identify gaps in regional work plans, and programming, and recommend solutions
• Work with E & T management team to prepare yearly Annual Submissions for all programs.

Financial Responsibilities: (10%)

• Ensure employee time off requests, and expense reports, are managed in a timely manner
• Assist with preparation of annual program budgets
• Ensure the eligibility criteria of direct support programs have been met and that application are completed to the highest standards
• Generate and track client funding agreements, ensuring compliance
• Conduct monthly budget reviews and report back to Manager, Education & Training

Community Relations (5%)
• Develop and foster community networks to support the organizational goals
• Serve as an effective spokesperson for the organization: represent the programs and point of view of the organization to internal and external stakeholders
• Attend the Annual General Assembly


– Relevant background in Métis focused and broader Indigenous education, and employment programs
– Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
– A post-secondary degree or certification in a related field (preferred in business, management, or education)
– Excellent management and interpersonal skills.
– Strong verbal and written communication skills.
– Ability to motivate team to accomplish objectives.
– Ability to solve conflicts among coworkers.
– Ability to remain organized with an understanding of records, inventories and other routine documentation.
– Ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision
– Ability to accommodate a Flexible work schedule with ability to work extended hours or week-ends occasionally
– Bilingualism is an asset but not required

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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