Your Catalyste+ Advisor Journey

Our Volunteer Services and in-country teams support you throughout your journey—from application to going on an assignment. You’ll be joining thousands of Catalyste+ Advisors who help build stronger economies for better lives, in Canada and in 30 countries around the world.

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Joining Our Volunteer Roster

1. Application & Assessment

To ensure Catalyste+ is a good mutual fit, our team will review your completed application and invite you to an online orientation session where we can answer any questions you may have.

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2. Onboarding

Assuming all goes well after our call and with the subsequent reference checks, you will move into our onboarding process, which includes submitting a criminal record check, signing Catalyste’s volunteer policies, completing online training and submitting a one-time administrative fee.

3. On the Roster

As a Catalyste+ Advisor on our volunteer roster, you’re ready to find and complete assignments. These steps are outlined in the next section.

Finding & Completing an Assignment

1. Assignment Application & Assessment

Fill out the Catalyste+ Advisor application form and attach your résumé in Microsoft Word format. Please ensure your contact information (address, phone and email address) is included on your resume. Please note that you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident under the age of 79 and covered under a Canadian provincial health program (e.g. BC Services Plan, OHIP, Quebec Health Insurance Plan).

2. Pre-Assignment

We carefully review each application to ensure a strong match between an Advisor’s skills and the needs of the project.

3. On Assignment

You’ll have support from staff with logistics, orientation and settling into your placement. Your primary contact is the Catalyste+ in-country team.

4. Post Assignment

Complete post-assignment requirements with the support of Catalyste+ staff.