Infinite Reach Facilitators are motivated and enthusiastic upper year Métis post-secondary students that act as mentors at universities and colleges throughout Ontario for the upcoming academic year. These positions are volunteer based with the opportunity to receive honoraria for applicable work.

Facilitator Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizen, or in progress application for citizenship, of the MNO or one of the Métis provincial governing members
  • Applicants may have a citizenship application in progress with the MNO Registry (or other provincial governing member), in which case their acceptance to the program will require an approved assessment of the application by MNO Registry.
  • Enrolled and attending a post-secondary institution in Ontario
  • Have completed at least one year of studies
  • Committed to fostering a community of Métis learners

Facilitator Responsibilities

Throughout the academic year mentors will be responsible for the following:

  • Attending the Infinite Reach training session
  • Completion of training modules
  • Meeting with incoming students
  • Being knowledgeable of funding opportunities for Métis students
  • Being knowledgeable of community council and Métis Nation of Ontario events and programs
    Connecting incoming students with the Indigenous Student Resource Centre
  • Organize information sessions and cultural events throughout the year
  • Present and promote postsecondary opportunities to Métis secondary school students
  • Connecting incoming students with students supports available both at their institution but also through the MNO:
      • Academic Counselling
      • Counselling Services
      • Disability Services
      • Health Services
      • Housing

Updated: February 24, 2022