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003 - Junior Consultation Advisor

61 Birch Street East, 261 Third Avenue, Unit 1, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada ● Atikokan, 105 Main Street West, Atikokan, Ontario, Canada ● Bancroft, 91 Chemaushgon Road, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada ● Barrie, Unit 1401 – 64 Cedar Pointe Drive, Barrie, Ontario, Canada ● Blind River, 10C Hanes Ave, Blind River, Ontario, Canada ● Brampton, Suite 305, Plaza 2 - 350 Rutherford Road South, Brampton, Ontario, Canada ● Chapleau, Box 1059 - 61 Birch Street East, Chapleau, Ontario, Canada ● Dryden, 34B King St, Dryden, Ontario, Canada ● Fort Frances, 426 Victoria Avenue, Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada ● Geraldton, Unit E – 404 Main Street, Geraldton, Ontario, Canada ● Gravenhurst, Unit A – 385 Bethune Drive North, Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada ● Haileybury, 439 Ferguson Ave, Haileybury, Ontario, Canada ● Kenora, Unit 4 – 621 Lakeview Drive, Kenora, Ontario, Canada ● Kingston, Unit 2 – 629 Division Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada ● Kitchener, Suite 203 – 493 Lancaster Street, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada ● London, Unit 19 - 1100 Dearness Drive, London, Ontario, Canada ● Mattawa, Unit 2 – 380 Main Street, Mattawa, Ontario, Canada ● Midland, Unit 10 & 11 – 845 King Street, Midland, Ontario, Canada ● Napanee, Unit 4A – 113 Richmond Boulevard, Napanee, Ontario, Canada ● North Bay, 156 McIntyre Street West, North Bay, Ontario, Canada ● Oshawa, Unit 101 – 74 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada ● Ottawa (Head Office), 66 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ● Ottawa (Outreach Office), Suite 400 – 214 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ● Owen Sound, 1198 – 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada ● Peterborough, Suite 102 – 1054 Monaghan Road, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada ● Renfrew, Unit 102 – 236 Stewart Street, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada ● Sault Ste. Marie, 134 John Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada ● Sudbury, Unit 12 – 875 Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada ● Thorold, Unit 1A & Unit 3 – 3250 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, Ontario, Canada ● Thunder Bay, 226 May Street South, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada ● Timmins, 347 Spruce Street South, Timmins, Ontario, Canada ● Toronto, Unit 311 – 75 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ● Windsor, Unit 145 – 600 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor, Ontario, Canada Req #78
Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Closing Date: July 10, 2024

Contract Position, End Date: February 28, 2025

Hybrid Position

 

MNO’s culture is at our core
 
The MNO workplace culture is full of potential ready to be unlocked. As our Self-Governance agreement materializes, we are building a workplace culture of action, responsibility, and most importantly a desire to serve the Métis community. When defining what MNO culture is, it’s difficult, because of our diverse leadership styles, and the different programs and services offered. What that really means is there is a place for almost everyone under the MNO employer umbrella. We recognize people are different, and that is our source of strength. We bring opinions together, welcome healthy conflict, and look to always find answers, not problems.

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What We Can Offer You
  • 4% Vacation pay
  • Pension plan
  • Annual paid two-week holiday closure in December 
  • 16 paid public and employer holidays
  • 15 paid health & wellness days 
  • Challenging, multi-disciplinary work environment that fosters learning and professional development 
  • Substantial educational incentive to promote personal and professional growth 
  • An opportunity to make a direct or indirect impact on the lives of the Métis Peoples across the Province
  • Other perks
    • Employee Assistance Plan
    • Telemedicine plan
    • Goodlife corporate membership discount
    • Bell Mobility's exclusive partner program
    • Staple's corporate discount
    • Dell member purchase program
    • Mark's corporate discount 

About the Role:

The Community Relations (CR) Junior Advisor will support and undertake projects and promote citizen engagement and involvement.  This position regularly engages with elected MNO leadership to identify opportunities to advance council and MNO priorities, supports the MNO Community and Advisory Councils regarding governance matters, and supports the entire CR team with council engagement and training.

What you will be Doing:

 

  • Identify and assist community councils with general inquiries and navigate to support.
  • Provide support for Council filling of vacancies, Annual General Meetings, and assisting with organizing training
  • Provide Zoom webinars and technical support to assist in coordinating more significant MNO activities and events, including virtual Town Halls and the MNO’s Annual General Assembly. 
  • Drafting briefing notes, memos, and standard best practices documents.
  • Provide communications support, website updates, and community outreach as required.
  • Reporting and flagging activities daily in the data platform (Air Table)
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to support and coordinate their participation in meetings, including preparing relevant materials.
  • Contributing to the creation of training and presentations using a variety of software.
  • Actively working to promote the MNO, its priorities and its key policy initiatives.
  • Assist with facilitating training, minute-taking, or other duties that are required to support council engagement.
  • Building relationships with MNO Community Councils and Advisory Council members.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive and productive working relationships with other MNO Branches.

 

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in either community or public relations or a relevant area of study. Combined work experience and education will be considered.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced multi-issue environment, serving a wide range of varied interests.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships.
  • Effective communicator with experience speaking to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Detail-oriented and results-focused.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Organization skills and time/priority management.
  • Ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision as well as collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to grasp and be sensitive to politics.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and cultural sensitivity.
  • Strong experience with MS Office and Outlook
  • Familiarity or competency with software and platforms such as PPT, Adobe Pro, Canva, Zoom, Grammarly, Air Table (considered an asset)

 

Must be: 

  • Able to flex working hours, including working on evenings or weekends, as required, often at last-minute’s notice.
  • Willing and able to travel, at times, with overnight stays in other communities.
  • Must attend the branch Strategic Planning session annually in the fall and must attend the MNO’s Annual General Assembly in August. 
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license. 
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 human resources if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.
 
Special Services Organization

The Métis Nation of Ontario is a special services organization. All applicants are encouraged to apply. Preference may be given to qualified applicants who meet the requirements for MNO Citizenship as per the MNO Bylaws and who are in good standing.

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.


The Métis Nation of Ontario uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help in the screening and assessing of applicants within our Applicant Tracking System (ATS).  

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $48,490.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $63,050.00
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Location on Google Maps
  • 61 Birch Street East, 261 Third Avenue, Unit 1, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
  • Atikokan, 105 Main Street West, Atikokan, Ontario, Canada
  • Bancroft, 91 Chemaushgon Road, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
  • Barrie, Unit 1401 – 64 Cedar Pointe Drive, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
  • Blind River, 10C Hanes Ave, Blind River, Ontario, Canada
  • Brampton, Suite 305, Plaza 2 - 350 Rutherford Road South, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  • Chapleau, Box 1059 - 61 Birch Street East, Chapleau, Ontario, Canada
  • Dryden, 34B King St, Dryden, Ontario, Canada
  • Fort Frances, 426 Victoria Avenue, Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada
  • Geraldton, Unit E – 404 Main Street, Geraldton, Ontario, Canada
  • Gravenhurst, Unit A – 385 Bethune Drive North, Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada
  • Haileybury, 439 Ferguson Ave, Haileybury, Ontario, Canada
  • Kenora, Unit 4 – 621 Lakeview Drive, Kenora, Ontario, Canada
  • Kingston, Unit 2 – 629 Division Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Kitchener, Suite 203 – 493 Lancaster Street, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  • London, Unit 19 - 1100 Dearness Drive, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Mattawa, Unit 2 – 380 Main Street, Mattawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Midland, Unit 10 & 11 – 845 King Street, Midland, Ontario, Canada
  • Napanee, Unit 4A – 113 Richmond Boulevard, Napanee, Ontario, Canada
  • North Bay, 156 McIntyre Street West, North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Oshawa, Unit 101 – 74 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Ottawa (Head Office), 66 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Ottawa (Outreach Office), Suite 400 – 214 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Owen Sound, 1198 – 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
  • Peterborough, Suite 102 – 1054 Monaghan Road, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Renfrew, Unit 102 – 236 Stewart Street, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada
  • Sault Ste. Marie, 134 John Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
  • Sudbury, Unit 12 – 875 Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Thorold, Unit 1A & Unit 3 – 3250 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, Ontario, Canada
  • Thunder Bay, 226 May Street South, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Timmins, 347 Spruce Street South, Timmins, Ontario, Canada
  • Toronto, Unit 311 – 75 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Windsor, Unit 145 – 600 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor, Ontario, Canada