Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (both in-office and remote-work required)
January 27, 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 Role

The Team Lead is a technical resource who plays a leadership role in gathering and sharing knowledge, guiding and organizing the work of others, scheduling work, identifying problems and challenges with delivery or quality, and resolving or elevating as required. The Team Leader provides coaching to their team to ensure performance and quality objectives are met, motivates from a peer-to-peer perspective, and deals with day to day employee needs.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Assist with leading Healing and Wellness Branch coordinators to gather and share pertinent knowledge regarding a variety of chronic illness matters;
  2. Oversee the daily workflow, scheduling and assignments of the assigned projects;
  3. Ensure that the necessary equipment is available and in working order to complete assignments;
  4. Keep team members informed about rules, regulations, policies, and objectives;
  5. Maintain detailed and accurate work records;
  6. Support the resolution of conflicts that arise among team members and/or other employees;
  7. Support the development of performance feedback and evaluations that are timely and constructive;
  8. Collaborate with the team to identify ways to improve program or Branch effectiveness and seeks approval to implements viable ideas;
  9. Lead team involvement in a variety of internal and external educational partnerships;
  10. Lead team to create and implement a plan for creating new chronic illness collaborations across the Province;
  11. Support the development, distribution and orientation to a variety of chronic illness tools and resources for existing program coordinators;
  12. Other reasonable duties as may be assigned.


Mandatory qualifications:

  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • A post-secondary degree in Social Services field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 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
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Métis-specific and broader indigenous key challenges, and programs
  • Understanding of key health promotion concepts including knowledge of major factors which contribute to chronic illness experiences for Métis people
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate / leverage the skills of a team to complete assigned tasks and deliverables

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; 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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