Jobs Overview

General Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities available in the festival and related industries.

What is the Ontario Job Creation Partnerships (OJCP) Program?
The OJCP Job Creation Partnerships program  is an employment program offered in partnership by Ottawa Festival Network (OFN) and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to provide work experience to unemployed job seekers (Employment Ontario).  The OJCP program provides opportunities to work on projects that benefit the community or local economy while providing participants opportunities to acquire new skills and/or keep existing skills current, to expand a network of contacts, and to maintain an active resume.

Eligibility for OJCP:

Prior to an interview with OFN, OJCP candidate eligibility is determined according to at least one of the following criteria:

  • An unemployed person living in Ontario who has paid Employment Insurance (EI) premiums (through payroll deductions) in at least 5 of the last 10 years, or
  • An unemployed person living in Ontario who established an Employment Insurance (EI) regular benefit claim within the last 3 years, or
  • An unemployed person living in Ontario who established an Employment Insurance (EI) maternity or parental benefit claim within the last five years and are re-entering the labour force
  • NOTE: There are some exceptions to the above criteria including the ineligibility of full time students and those who received a refund for the EI premiums paid through payroll deductions

Current JCP Opportunities

View all JCP job openings made available through the Ottawa Festivals JCP Program.

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This program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario