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Full-time/Term (March 4, 2022)
Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Fully Remote
March 4, 2022
Starting Salary: $17 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

Collaborate with MNO staffed programs and local Métis community councils and provide assistance at local events. This participation will be in the virtual world.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 at all times
  • Uphold MNO’s Standards of Professional Conduct at all times
  • Adhere to Privacy Laws and respect confidential information at all times
  • The employee must be cognizant of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers’ Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and other legislative requirements.
  • Ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with established Métis Nation of Ontario Policies and Procedures and Contribution Agreements (CA)
  • Work in collaboration within the branch, other MNO branches, MNO leadership, MNO citizens, MNO contractors on related projects
  • Attend the MNO Annual General Assembly (MNO Policy 2.120)
  • Work with the People Leader to accommodate Metis Community Councils/the community at large requests for virtual activities.
  • Assist with all aspects of program delivery and events that will be in the virtual world
  • Research, develop, organize, and implement a variety of activities for programs and events in coordination with local Metis community councils and other MNO program staff . These activities will also be used to provide activities in the virtual world to day camp programs, senior residence programs, and other events
  • Learn and demonstrate targeted Métis arts and activities
  • Support community outreach as required for participation in activities
  • Ensure that what is being presented and taught to others is based on approved MNO agenda, content and culturally approved process
  • Engage others in activities/arts and conversation
  • Track number of participants at each event for reporting requirements
  • Oversee the maintenance of program supplies as required
  • Prepare and actively participate in staff training, meetings, events
  • Ensure compliance with MNO Policies and Procedures, including safety regulations in all activities
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with the Metis community, and provide assistance in local community council activities and events
  • Work as part of a strong and effective team
  • Assist with collecting video and still images to be used by the MNO Communication Branch
  • Ensure accurate documentation and reports are prepared, collected, distributed, filed and submitted
  • Support COVID 19 activities as required


  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • Must be Métis
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be 18 to 29 years of age at the start of summer employment
  • Must be registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year (Some applicants who do not meet the “student status” requirement will be considered.)
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, research, co-ordinate, organize, and implement program activities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet)
  • Ability to effectively and courteously interact with the public
  • Demonstrated to be very responsible and reliable

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: