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Canadian Red Cross Reviews

Updated Dec 14, 2019

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4.0
95%
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Canadian Red Cross Secretary General and CEO Conrad Sauvé
Conrad Sauvé
40 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people from all over Canada(in 9 reviews)

  • "My experience working for the Canadian Red Cross was all positive(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "If had a chose I would stay with Canadian red cross(in 6 reviews)

  • "no cons, this is a great place to work(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very professional organization - they practice what they preach. Very accepting of all.

    Cons

    Too many term jobs - difficult to get permanency

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    Canadian Red Cross2019-09-19
  2. "Great place to work. Great hours"

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    Current Employee - PSw in Sudbury, ON

    I have been working at Canadian Red Cross full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great management Great staff Great hours

    Cons

    I have no complaints at all

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    Canadian Red Cross2019-12-14
  3. "Great values and ethics and great people"

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    Current Employee - Emergency Responder/Human Resources Advisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Respect is key for this organization as is everyone helping one another

    Cons

    must be available upon short noter to respond to disasters.

    Canadian Red Cross2019-10-08
  4. "best place for work"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly workplace, good culture, flexible time

    Cons

    The salary is so low

    Canadian Red Cross2019-09-14
  5. "Tedious Work"

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    Former Employee - Data Entry Clerk 

    I worked at Canadian Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Volunteer opportunity in an office environment

    Cons

    People are so conservative and closed-minded.

    Canadian Red Cross2019-09-25
  6. "Federal response team dedicated to emergency relief"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Volunteer Emergency Response Team in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Canadian Red Cross part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Humanitarian goals are shared organization wide

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and very slow to reimburse for expenses (per diem)

    Canadian Red Cross2019-09-25
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Officer Postion"

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    Current Employee - Officer 

    I have been working at Canadian Red Cross full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good colleagues and a excellents teams

    Cons

    Overwork and underpaid in current job

    Canadian Red Cross2019-08-12
  8. Helpful (2)

    "nonjudgmental review to help management and candidates"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Red Cross full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - flexible hours and work arrangements - holidays and vacation time - benefits

    Cons

    - salaries are not compatible with the job market - salaries for the same positions are not standardized based on qualifications and experience - hiring and promotion process is not clear most of the time and in certain departments - too many changes can happen in a short time without proper communication

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    Canadian Red Cross2019-07-09
  9. "Fun but demanding"

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    Former Employee - Face-to-Face Fundraiser 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Co - workers make it enjoyable You get to travel Good pay

    Cons

    No benefits - casual employment Stressful to hit targets Outside no matter the weather

    Canadian Red Cross2019-05-28
  10. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Assistant 

    I have been working at Canadian Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    Interview process was quick and efficient, welcoming atmosphere

    Cons

    no cons, this is a great place to work

    Canadian Red Cross2019-05-27

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