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 to deliver JA programs in Ottawa. 

Junior Achievement Canada (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.

JA Program Manager – Elementary and Middle School

 We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic team player to support the JA Ottawa team.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Recruit volunteers and promote JA programs in the schools and community
  • Organize workshops to train volunteers
  • Liaise with central school board principals and teachers to promote JA programs for students;
  • Manage logistics and oversee delivery of  JA programs in anglophone and francophone schools
  • Work with Director to recognize and thank volunteers and partners;
  • Act as an ambassador for ONFE in the community;
  • Assist Director with other tasks as required.


 Required Skills/Experience 


  •  Post-secondary degree or diploma in education, business, career development or related field
  • Three years of program development and delivery experience
  •  Workshop facilitation and public speaking experience
  •  Volunteer management experience
  •  Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and databases
  •  Marketing and/or customer service experience is an asset
  •  Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is a strong asset
  •  Strong problem-solving skills
  •  Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  •  Bilingual essential (English and French)


How to apply: 

This is a four day a week position from  October 9, 2017 to June 2018 with the possibility of renewal at the end of term.   Some evening work is required for training and/or event support.   A reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license are needed for travel within Ottawa area.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

If you are a qualified applicant interested in an exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume with cover letter to Consideration of applications will begin September 26, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until filled.

Thank you for your interest in employment with ONFE. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.