Employment Opportunities

The Ottawa Network for Education is a dynamic organization where creativity and collaboration are part of everyday life. Our team is composed of full-time, part-time as well as contract staff. 

If you care deeply about our community and helping students achieve their full potential, consider joining us!


Are you passionate about youth and education? 

Looking for a great place to work?   

Consider joining the dynamic and creative team at the Ottawa Network for Education.


The Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE) is a non-profit charitable organization that develops innovative collaborative programs to enrich public education in Ottawa.   Working with partners from business, education, government and the community, ONFE has launched over 40 programs since its inception in 1985. ONFE also acts as a catalyst for discussion and collaborative action around local education issues.  To learn more about the Ottawa Network for Education, please visit our website at

ONFE is proud to partner with JA Canada and deliver JA programs in Ottawa.

Junior Achievement (JA) is a non-profit organization that provides business education to youth.  The mission of JA is to inspire youth to make better financial decisions, start a company, develop a career plan and express their innovative spirit.


We are looking for an energetic team player to serve as the Program Manager for JA Company After-School and other JA Ottawa high school programs. 



  • Support volunteer recruitment campaigns and promotional activities.
  • Create JA marketing materials.
  • Screen and train volunteers.
  • Establish volunteer teams to facilitate the programs.
  • Recruit schools and students for the JA high school programs.
  • Liaise with schools and community partners to secure program locations.
  • Monitor and visit programs regularly.
  • Implement program evaluations.
  • Administer the JA Award nominations process.
  • Assist with organization of the annual JA Awards event.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Key Competencies


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma
  • Bilingual essential with excellent communication skills in both English and French.
  • 3years in volunteer management and/or program delivery.
  • Excellent organization and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability, tact and discretion.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Entrepreneurial, creative and efficient.
  • Experience in presentations and workshop facilitation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve results.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle 
  • Experience with databases (desirable)
  • Experience with social media (desirable).
  • Event management skills (desirable).


How to apply:

This is a part-time (2.5-3 days/week) term position from February 2017 to February 2018 with the summer months off.  Flexible hours spread over Monday to Friday with occasional work evenings and weekends.  There is a possibility of renewal and potential for full time. 

Salary range:  $45-50k (full-time equivalent)

Please send your CV and cover letter to Consideration of applications will begin on January 24th, 2017. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.