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  • Work to Align Capital with Social, Economic, and Political Justice.

Overview 

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) is a leading national network of CDFIs (community development financial institutions) headquartered in Washington D.C. In pursuit of our mission to align capital with social, economic, and political justice, OFN supports its 330+ member CDFIs with money, strength, and voice to drive transformational change in underserved rural, urban, and Native communities nationwide.

OFN builds the strength of its membership and other CDFIs through financial products and services, events, training, research, policy advocacy, and visibility. CDFIs deliver responsible, affordable finance to markets that mainstream banks do not serve.

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Careers

Jobs at OFN: Join our team! We offer an opportunity to connect your talents to a career in social, economic, and political justice. See the tab for current openings.

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OFN Staff

OFN's core mission is to align capital with social, economic, and political justice. We seek qualified candidates committed to this mission and to upholding OFN's standards for excellence. We work together with our members and partners to bring creative and transformative finance to the communities we serve.

Open staff positions are listed below. If we don't currently have an open position in your area, you may submit a résumé.

Openings

Loan Operations Officer (Washington, DC)
Financial Services Team

The Loan Operations Officer is primarily responsible for assisting the Vice President, Loan Operations in the administration of OFN's loan portfolio. OFN's portfolio includes the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program loans, OFN's on-balance sheet loan portfolio, and managed loan funds.

Credit Analyst, Associate (Washington, DC)
Financial Services Team

The Credit Analyst, Financial Services supports senior Financial Services staff in the underwriting and portfolio management of OFN's investments. Responsibilities include gathering and compiling data, loan investment analysis, financial statement analysis, monitoring debt investments, relationship management, portfolio analysis, and composing written summaries.

Senior Investment Officer (Washington, DC)
Financial Services Team

The Senior Investment Officer is primarily responsible for evaluating new investments and assisting to manage OFN's investments. The successful incumbent will have extensive experience in the CDFI and/or social impact investing industries.

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OFN InternshipS

OFN's core mission is to align capital with social, economic, and political justice. We seek qualified candidates committed to this mission and to upholding OFN's standards for excellence. We work together with our members and partners to bring creative and transformative finance to the communities we serve.

Open internship positions are listed below. If we don't currently have an open position in your area, you may submit a résumé.

Openings

Financial Data Analysis Graduate Internship (Washington, DC)
Research Team

Graduate student internship available for summer 2021. Candidates enrolled in graduate programs for Business Administration (MBA) or Economics are preferred, though students with a background in Accounting and/or Finance are encouraged to apply regardless of their current program.

Knowledge Sharing Undergraduate Internship (Washington, DC)
Knowledge Sharing Team

OFN's Knowledge Sharing team develops training curricula, tools, templates, and other resources that increase the capacity of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) to meet the capital and technical assistance needs of low- and moderate-income borrowers in under-served communities throughout the US. OFN's target audience includes CDFIs financing small businesses, commercial real estate, community facilities, affordable housing development, homeownership, and consumer needs. The team delivers training through webinars and events.

Public Policy & Government Relations Undergraduate Internship (Washington, DC)
Public Policy Team

Remote undergraduate internship. The intern will work with the Public Policy Senior Vice President to provide support in the development of OFN's policy priorities, conduct research on relevant community development policy initiatives, interact with industry stakeholders and congressional staff, and perform administrative tasks, as needed.

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Working at OFN

People who work at OFN come from a variety of professional and academic backgrounds. Be a part of our growing, diverse, highly committed, skilled and collaborative staff who are guided by the following values:

  • Passion for the mission and true believer in our core purpose

  • Courage to be a fearless advocate who is confident and resilient in our fight to drive capital into low-income communities

  • Smart, quick seekers of knowledge who thrive on creating and developing new strategies, products, and programs for increasing capital to communities we serve

  • Desire to be a collaborative team player who possesses humility and a willingness to lean in all areas of our work

Workstyle

We are mission-driven and inspired to work hard. We collaborate with our members and partners, innovate, and remain committed to the idea that access to responsible, affordable finance is key to seeing lasting transformation in communities in all 50 states. We encourage optimism. We believe in healthy communication. We hold each other accountable and try to do our best in everything we do. We dream big. Coffee, chocolate, and the occasional baseball game or field trip always help. 

Perks and Benefits 

Our generous benefits package includes healthcare and dental, as well as a flexible spending account, dependent care account, employer-paid life insurance, and short and long-term disability. Our Paid Time Off benefit is flexible — allowing you to customize your time away from work as you wish. We’ve also got a 403(b) program with an employer contribution. We’ll tell you more about these and all our additional benefits during the interview process.

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