available positions


Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Project Administrative Assistant provides administrative and operational support to the Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program.

The Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program supports skilled newcomers by helping them navigate foreign credential recognition (FCR) processes, removing financial barriers associated with FCR, as well as providing career counselling support to improve their participation in the Canadian labour market.

OCLF currently operates in a hybrid environment. The Project Administrative Assistant is expected to work in the office a minimum of 1 day per week, plus in‐person meetings or events as required.

program facilitator and loans officer

The OCLF team is looking for a Program Facilitator/Loans Officer to support OCLF’s Home Based Business (HBB) Program for newcomer women. Your responsibilities include building and facilitating weekly presentations on entrepreneurship and providing ongoing 1‐1 client consultations to assist in their entrepreneurial journey. As a facilitator, you will actively manage a learner‐centric environment and share your subject matter expertise and experience with participants. As this Program is delivered in partnership with the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB), you will also act as the primary OCLF contact for matters related to OCLF’s Program responsibilities.

The Program Facilitator/Loans Officer acts as backup support for other members of the OCLF team and the Leadership Team as required. From time to time, other duties may be assigned.

board treasurer accountabilities

The Board Treasurer is an executive and voting member of the board of directors of Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) and appointed in a manner consistent with the bylaws. He/she is accountable to the Board for the fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities outlined below.

The treasurer, as other board members, has no authority to direct staff or take independent action on matters outside of the duties outlined unless given such authority by the Board.



OCLF is always open to hearing from Facilitators with entrepreneurial experience to deliver various OCLF workshops to newcomers at our partner locations and/or online, mainly through school board partners, settlement agencies, and integration programs.

We have several entrepreneurship programs of various lengths, including: a short Orientation to
Entrepreneurship as well as several multi-week programs encompassing everything from business ideation
and planning to financial forecasting. The engagement will be as needed and ongoing with peak delivery periods in the fall, winter, and spring.

Get in touch

OCLF empowers people by giving them information and tools to increase economic confidence and self-reliance or to start a business. Call or email us to find out how we could help you.