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Full-time/Term (May 8, 2024 – August 30, 2024)
Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Remote
January 30, 2024
Starting Salary: $20.97 per hour.

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.

The Role

The Summer Youth Program Facilitator will play a key role in coordinating and planning a diverse range of engaging activities. This exciting opportunity is perfect for a motivated and organized individual who is passionate about creating memorable experiences. The Summer Youth Program Facilitator will collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure the seamless execution of events, providing participants with enriching and enjoyable experiences. Additional opportunities to expand on interests and skillsets may be provided within the MNO.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Respond to internal information inquiries (phone calls, e-mails, etc.)
  • Coordinate meetings, events, and training sessions to build knowledge and awareness
  • Create supporting materials that promote knowledge and awareness
  • Manage a variety of information required to support effective/efficient activities
  • Maintain a high-level of confidentiality
  • Other reasonable duties as may be assigned

Branch-Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Activity Planning: Using provided content, organize and coordinate a variety of online and/or in-person activities, ensuring a well-rounded schedule for participants
  • Activity Facilitation: Deliver provided content with enthusiasm to ensure educational and enjoyable sessions for participants.
  • Logistics Management: Handle logistical aspects of events, including required supplies and scheduling to guarantee event execution.
  • Collaboration: Work closely within SYP teams, MNO branch teams, community councils and external organizations to foster collaboration and maximize resources for successful event execution.
  • Participant Engagement: Create and implement strategies to actively engage participants, encouraging a positive and inclusive atmosphere during activities.
  • Communication: Effectively communicate event details, schedules, and expectations to participants, staff, and volunteers, utilizing various written and verbal communication channels. Assist with collecting video and still images to be used by the MNO Communication Branch
  • Problem Solving: Address any challenges or unexpected issues that may arise during activities, implementing quick and effective solutions to ensure a seamless experience for participants.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of event details, participant feedback, and any relevant information to inform future planning.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with MNO Policies and Procedures, including safety regulations in all activities and participate in internal and external training, as assigned by program leads.



  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and share cultural knowledge
  • Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Citizen between the ages of 18-29
  • High degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment, zoom online platform, cellphone use and Microsoft office software
  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills
  • Superior organization skills and time/priority-management
  • Ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain
  • Completion and maintenance of Vulnerable Sector Verification
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with confidential and sensitive information


  • Knowledge of indigenous (preferably Métis) culture, issues, and current activities
  • A reliable vehicle (or ability to rent), driver’s licence, $1,000,000 liability insurance, and a clean driving record
  • Flexibility to work extended hours as necessary
  • Ability to occasionally travel within Ontario for limited periods of time
  • Previous experience in a similar/comparable role
  • Experience working in coordinating and delivering community-based programs or projects

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.

To be considered, please apply here: