Senior Program Specialist

Ottawa Climate Action Fund

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Remote The position is located in Ottawa, however due to COVID-19 safety protocols the position will initially involve working from home and is expected to evolve into at least part-time on-site work. Accommodations will be considered for those facing limitations to work from home.

Full time


Aug 9

Support Programs and Granting

  • Support implementation and management of grants and contracts
  • Support evaluation of reporting on grants and contracts
  • Support program development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Contribute to reports and written products
  • Oversee invoicing and other administrative functions to ensure successful execution of grant process and in accordance with compliance requirements 

Assume Key Administrative and Operational Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain OCAF’s shared file systems
  • Perform administrative tasks including phone, email, scheduling, note taking, meeting summaries and document editing and formatting
  • Support with meeting and event planning and implementation 

Undertake a range of Communications Activities

  • Contribute to development of communication products and initiatives
  • Draft content and articles for OCAF newsletter and website
  • Manage social media accounts
  • Respond to or direct stakeholder queries to appropriate staff, support outreach and follow-ups to partners, grantees and stakeholders

Support Research & Analysis

  •  Support market research, analysis and partnership-building on a range of issues including maximizing low-carbon solutions and community benefits in OCAF priority areas: buildings, transportation, 15-minute neighbourhoods

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Ottawa Climate Action Fund

The Ottawa Climate Action Fund is a program of the Ottawa Community Foundation