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Program and Service Delivery Intern (Indigenous)

Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Employment and Training Division & Prevention Division
Kenora, London, North Bay, Owen Sound, Sault Ste Marie, South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
3 Temporary fixed-term contract for up to 12 months
Job Code:
3A008 - ProgPlanEval03
$59,195.00 - $81,920.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Experience working in the Ontario Public Service – grow your future.

The OPS is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario's population and communities. This exciting opportunity offers recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of Canada's top employers.

Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. Working with a team of engaged professionals and dedicated leaders, you'll take the next step in your career in a dynamic environment that provides opportunities for personal growth, competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance.

What can I expect to do in this role?

There are three Program and Service Delivery Intern opportunities. You will be asked to identify and rank which area(s) you are interested in applying for in your cover letter:

Employment and Training Division, Northern Region
• The development of a Northern Region Indigenous stakeholder strategy, including the reach out to our Northern Indigenous communities
• Assist with the coordination and dovetailing of current and planned activities occurring in the North Region (EST/SSM)
• Collaboration, engagement and fact finding on other inter ministerial projects (such as the Mines and Minerals strategies, MTO road projects, MNDMNRF forestry and biomass)

*Successful candidate can select one of the offices below:
• 200 First Avenue West, 1st Floor, North Bay P1B 3B9
• 159 Cedar Street, Suite 506, Sudbury, P3E 6A5
• 5520 Highway 101 East, B, PO Bag 3095, South Porcupine P0N 1H0
• 477 Queen Street East, 4th Floor, Sault Ste. Marie P6A 1Z5
• 189 Red River Road, Suite 103, Thunder Bay P7B 1A2
• 227-1/2 Second Street South, Kenora P9N 1G1

Employment and Training Division, Western Region
• Showcase and expand your skills through this unique opportunity with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
• We are looking for a motivated individual to provide program and service delivery support within a supportive and professional team. The opportunity will allow you to apply strong analytical, problem solving, communication, networking, and leadership skills by assisting with projects and diverse work within the Ministry's Employment and Training Division.
• Key activities will include stakeholder engagement and consultation; committee and working group participation; project planning, analysis, support, and monitoring; and preparation of briefing materials, planning documents, reports etc.

*Please note that this position is located at:
• 72-1200 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N5Z 4R3
• 1450 – 1st Avenue West, Suite 100, Owen Sound N4K 6W2
However, alternative work arrangements may be available to candidate(s) living outside 125 KM of the work location, based on operational feasibility.

Prevention Division, Training and Awareness Branch, Toronto
• Are you a results-oriented individual with strong research, analysis, communication, and teamwork skills? Consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development's Training and Awareness Unit in the Prevention Division, where you will provide specialized research and analysis to inform strategies, policies and standards and program development and implementation, to support the organization in occupational health and safety program and service delivery.
• The Training & Awareness Unit (TAU) is responsible for developing and establishing Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) training standards and building other innovative occupational health and safety programs to support safer Ontario workplaces. In addition, TAU is responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives to address gaps in the occupational health and safety system particularly focused on training, awareness and occupational health and safety culture.

*Please note that this position is located at 400 University Avenue in Toronto. However, alternative work arrangements may be available to candidate(s) living outside 125 KM of the work location, based on operational feasibility.

How do I qualify?


• You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past 5 years.
• You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Indigenous Self-Identification

Analytical and research skills:

• You understand research and analytical practices to source and analyze a variety of information and data, as well as identify trends to support the development of evidence-based findings and recommendations.
• You can interpret and apply legislation, policies, processes and procedures.

Communication skills:

• You can prepare and present various documents, including presentations, reports and summaries.
• You can clearly and concisely communicate information.

Interpersonal and teamwork skills:

• You can establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
• You can participate and contribute to working groups.

Planning and organizational skills:

• You are able to plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines.

Computer skills:

• You are proficient in common software applications such as word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications to draft documents and reports, prepare presentations and conduct analysis.

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 1200 Commissioners Rd E, London, West Region or 1450 1st Ave E, Owen Sound, West Region
  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region or 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region or 477 Queen St E, 4th Floor, Sault Ste Marie, North Region or 189 Red River Rd, Thunder Bay, North Region or 227 Second St S, Kenora, North Region
  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 400 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Posted on:
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, July 4, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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