We value individuals and treat all people, including our participants, partners, donors and staff, with dignity and respect.
To transform our communities through integrated educational and community-response empowerment initiatives for children, youth, new immigrants, women, and their families.
To become a leader at connecting new and young generation Canadians to information, education, counselling and mentorship.
To increase the size of our participants each year so we can empower more children, youth, women and new immigrants in need.
We are committed to Equity and Diversity. We capitalize on the richness inherent in everyone’s differences, experiences, and perspectives.
Employees are dedicated to their work and take full responsibility for their duties.
Committed to building our community. We collaborate with other organization, businesses, government etc.
The work environment is open, honest, collaborative, and family oriented. Employees feel comfortable and confident. True collaboration can only exist in an environment of trust!
We embrace continuous improvement, bold creativity and change.
OLDF profoundly respects the ideas, skills and knowledge that each employee brings to the team. Team leaders discover each employee’s strengths and assist in developing their weaknesses. Employees own their jobs to hone their expertise, become subject-matter experts, take their contributions to a higher level, and better support the organization while also realizing the value of teamwork.
OLDF nurtures individuals by empowering them through skill-building and leadership opportunities.
- To develop and provide educational, employment training and literacy programs to youth and new immigrants
- To provide counselling services about unemployment and education to youth and new immigrants
- To assist with job search, resume preparation, employment training, language instruction and translation services.
- To establish and maintain employment training centre for the benefit of youth and others
- To offer course, seminars, conferences and meetings on general topics including employment, education, abuse, lifestyle and old age
To break the cycle of literacy poverty by empowering people of all ages to dream, aspire and achieve through our literacy initiatives.
To provide integrated educational and community-responsive initiatives that enable youths and new immigrants to have an equal opportunity both as a contributor and benefactor.
To increase youths and new immigrants’ participation in an open and inclusive Canadian society regardless of age, colour, economic or academic backgrounds.