Frequently asked questions

Where can I find current job opportunities?

You'll find Vancity's current job opportunities listed online. You can also follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.

How do I know if I meet the job posting criteria?

Education and work experience requirements for all positions are clearly stated in the job posting. Before submitting your resume and cover letter, please take a moment to compare the specific requirements of each job to your own qualifications to determine whether you're a good fit for the job and for Vancity's workplace culture.

What happens to my resume once I have applied?

If you are applying for a specific job, your resume will be directed to a Vancity recruiter. After evaluating your skills and background, the recruiter may contact you for further information or to arrange an interview.

How long will Vancity keep my resume on file?

Vancity will keep a record of your application and resume on file for a period of one year.

How will I know you've received my application?

You will receive an automatic email confirmation when your application has been received.

Can I apply for more than one job at a time?

Yes, you can apply for more than one job. We encourage you to apply for any jobs that match your qualifications and interests.

What is the general hiring process for positions?

  1. We review your application to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications.
  2. Short-listed applicants are interviewed by a Vancity recruiter.
  3. Typically, on successful completion of your first interview, a second interview with the hiring manager and a hiring panel is scheduled.
  4. Upon successful completion of the second interview, a third interview with the hiring manager's manager is scheduled.
  5. Background checks are conducted for applicants being considered for employment.
  6. Successful applicants are contacted and an offer of employment is made.

Find more information on the hiring process.

I submitted an application and received an email reply from a member of the recruitment team. What happens next?

A member of the recruitment team will contact you for an interview should you be short-listed for the job.

I need help applying online. What should I do?

If you don't own a computer, we recommend using a computer at a public library or Internet café to submit your application.

If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at 604-829-5500 or We welcome the opportunity to discuss accommodation of your disability and ensure fairness in our hiring process. Click here for more information.