Full-time/Contract (March 31, 2021)
Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Closes: August 26, 2021
Starting Salary: $43,350 – $49,870, per year based on experience.
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 contract employees a collaborative work environment with competitive salary, comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 4% paid in lieu for vacation, annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January, 16 paid public and employer holidays, early closures on long weekends, and 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave).
‘We did everything together; we have done nothing together for over a year, we need to be together again’.
The MNO Restoring Stability Program aims to address the isolation issues Métis seniors have faced during the pandemic increasing the opportunities for communities, families, and extended families to reconnect with each other as a means of healing.
This program will petition feedback through various methods to reach Métis seniors to fully understand the isolation impacts in order to develop community and family based activities that will re-establish congregate dynamic activities in a cultural setting that is safe. Equally and simultaneously the Restoring Stability Coordinator will assess impacts in order to recognize and action individual referrals to MNO programs and services as identified and determined through the process.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensure that the Restoring Stability program is delivered in the spirit and philosophy of the Métis Nation of Ontario’s Statement of Prime Purpose
- Engage with Métis seniors to understand the impact isolation has had on them
- Work with and learn from cultural stakeholders and knowledge holders to inform the activities of this program
- Develop assessment tools that will be used to gather information from Métis seniors.
- Assess the impacts in a way that will effectively influence the design and development of community and family based congregate activities grounded in culture that can be delivered and accessed in safe settings
- Assess the impacts specifically to promote appropriate referrals to MNO programs and services where appropriate
- Establish a referral network within MNO programs and services in communities throughout the Province
- Support and influence a streamlined referral network for senior related issues
- Support MNO Healing and Wellness Management as required in the spending/reporting of discretionary funding
- Monitor outcomes of the program through reporting requirements
- Participation in MNO Healing and Wellness training as needed/determined
- Participate in on-going professional development activities as time and financial resources permit
- Attend training and meetings outside Métis Nation of Ontario working hours
- Fulfill all other responsibilities as determined by management of Healing and Wellness Branch
- Financial reporting specific to your program site and budget
- Maintain confidentiality at all times, and adhere to privacy legislation
- Experience working with volunteers in a non-profit environment
- 1 or more years’ experience in program development
- Proficiency with computer programs (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
- Degree or diploma in social services preferred
- Experience working directly with clients
- Knowledge of the Métis Nation of Ontario and programs offered
- Knowledge of Indigenous programs and services
- Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
- Well-developed administrative, organizational and communication skills in order to meet deadlines
- Ability to lift 11.5kg when required
Bilingualism would be considered an asset
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.
At this time, all MNO employees are required to disclose their COVID vaccination status, and, if not fully vaccinated, undergo regular testing at their cost.