Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (both in-office and remote-work required)
Closes: Tuesday January 31, 2023
Starting Salary: $58,500 – $66,680, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $76,060 [2023 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.
- Preferred membership pricing at Goodlife gyms.
The MNO Partnership and Program Integration – Team lead role position will gather information about system gaps, barriers, challenges and successes within Ontario health system services. This position will engage in branch activities and initiatives and will serve as a specialized resource with knowledge of systems to support the improvement of branch service and program effectiveness as well as contributing to the advancement of key priorities. Surrounded by experienced MNO Front Line Coordinators based on regular interaction with Métis communities, the Partnership and Program Integration – Team lead will be well-positioned to advise on research, policy, programs and training that will be culturally safe with appropriate standards and that is cognisant of the culture, history and traditions of the Métis individuals, families and communities.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- To liaise, lead and act as a conduit with Front- Line coordinators to gather and share pertinent knowledge building awareness on health system navigation and advocacy as related to health and wellness
- To provide branch advice on areas of research, policy, programs and training units identifying areas gaps, barriers, challenges for improvement to Ontario health service systems that are based on fair and equitable access to quality as well as culturally safe healthcare services for Métis patients and communities identifying areas to improve service pathways, program participant/patient journeys and coordination between health systems service providers
- Support communication and information exchange among internal and external community stakeholders, on the progression and advancements
- Support Director of Healing and Wellness in participation at national and provincial gatherings on matters relating to various health systems
- To lead the work of the Patient Advocates advancing the work of helping mitigate racism in any of the federal/provincial/municipal/public systems that Metis people must interact with
- Keep team members informed about rules, regulations, policies, and objectives;
- Maintain detailed and accurate work records;
- Collaborate with the H&W team to identify ways to improve program or Branch effectiveness and seeks approval to implements viable ideas;
- Lead team involvement in a variety of internal and external health service system partnerships;
- Support the development, distribution and orientation to a variety of health service system tools and resources for existing program coordinators;
- Other reasonable duties as may be assigned.
- Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
- Understanding of key health service systems including knowledge of major factors which contribute to gaps, challenges and barriers to access for Métis people
- A post-secondary degree in Social Services field or equivalent combination of education and experience
- A high degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
- Advanced communications skills, both written and verbal
- Superior organization skills and time/priority-management managing self and others including the design and implementation of project work plans
- Elevated levels of problem-solving and analytical skills
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others as a peer leader on a team
- Demonstrated understanding of policies, processes, practices and documentation used to deliver program services or the Branch mandate
- Previous 2 years or more experience in a similar/comparable role
- Previous experience dealing with confidential information
- Demonstrated ability to leading a peer group to complete a task, deliverable or project
- Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire and expand knowledge and to be flexible when leading in a demanding and dynamic environment
Positions at the MNO may require the following:
- Current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain
- Flexibility to work extended hours as necessary
- Ability to occasionally travel within Ontario for limited periods of time
- Knowledge of Métis-specific and broader indigenous key challenges, and programs
- Demonstrated ability to motivate / leverage the skills of a team to complete assigned tasks and deliverables.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively maintain focus on work queues or projects with a longer time-line
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.
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.
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.