Location: Atikokan, Blind River, Dryden, Gravenhurst,
Haileybury, Kenora, Midland, North Bay,
Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, Toronto and Windsor
Start Date: May 13, 2019
Please Note: Due to funding criteria participants must be:
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Selected applicants must be available for interviews the week of March 18, 2019. INTERESTED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATIONS PROMPTLY.
The Metis Nation of Ontario (MNO) has been providing the opportunity for our Metis youth to learn more about the MNO, our culture, programs and services for several years through summer programs. Youth in many of our communities have been able to share their knowledge and skills through presentations, demonstrations and workshops throughout Ontario. We are again seeking enthusiastic, responsible and knowledgeable Metis youth to fill the positions of Summer Youth Program Leads (SYPL) in 12 locations in Ontario.
The SYPL positions are unique as they focus on leading and motivating the SYP Facilitators. This is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with MNO staff programs and local Metis Community Councils in order to present and provide historical Metis cultural activities. Attending local events and training will require travel. This position reports to the Supervisor Education and Training under the direction of the Labour Market Manager.
In carrying out the following duties, it is expected that the SYPL will:
The incumbent is responsible for the following duties, as well as other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor Education and Training under the direction of the Labour Market Manager:
a) Lead and motivate Summer Youth Program Facilitators (SYPF)
b) Develop, build and maintain a strong and effective team
c) Lead SYPF in planning, preparation and delivery of activities
d) Oversee team meetings organizing daily operations of the SYPF
e) Review and communicate weekly program schedules and roles with SYPF
f) Research, develop, organize, and implement a variety of activities
for programs and special events in coordination with local Metis
community councils and other MNO program staff at site location.
These activities will be used to support displays, day camp
programs, senior residence programs, and other events
g) Learn and demonstrate targeted Metis crafts and activities
h) Engage others in activities/crafts and conversation
i) Ensure that the number of participants per activity are tracked
j) Oversee the maintenance of program supplies at their delivery site
k) Participate in developing the marketing and surveying materials
for program and special events
l) Ensure videos, still images and written descriptions are forwarded
promptly to the MNO Communications branch
a) Fiddle playing
b) Metis jigging
c) Crafts; e.g. finger weaving and beading
The Metis Nation of Ontario welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $16.00 /hour