Plan International Canada Reviews

Updated Aug 23, 2021

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Plan International Canada President and CEO Lindsay Glassco
Lindsay Glassco
3 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, vacation, sick leave, work from home(in 3 reviews)

  • "The people are great to work with(in 3 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance sometimes difficult to maintain(in 3 reviews)

  • "difficult to maintain(in 2 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 22, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Amsterdam
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work-life balance, flexibility, support, col place to work

      Cons

      slow career progression, average salaries

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Company Work Enviornment

      Aug 23, 2021 - Compliance Manager in Amsterdam
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work Environment, Flex Working Hours

      Cons

      Limited Growth and learning opportunities apart from on job training

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Decent

      Jul 15, 2021 - Street Canvasser 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great cause to be a part of

      Cons

      Tough job. On your feet all day. Talking to new people 20 times+ a day can be emotionally draining as well.

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    4. 1.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Review

      Jun 25, 2021 - Administration Officer in Amsterdam
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Continuous learning is available through Plan website

      Cons

      Overload of work especially month of June

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Plan Canada

      May 10, 2021 - Advisor in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      diverse colleagues from all over the world

      Cons

      very donor driven, pay could be higher

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Specialist

      May 10, 2021 - Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Such a great working environment

      Cons

      cons: A lot of many meetings

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Grateful to be part of such an incredible team and org!

      Apr 23, 2021 - Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Org cares and values employees - COVID Fridays starting this summer! - Emphasis on employee well-being - Incredible mission - Fantastic coworkers, all driven to achieve impact - Work flexibility, especially since COVID - Work/life balance (but this is team/role specific) - Transparency and communications from top leadership

      Cons

      - Department communications could improve - Additional resourcing required to focus on what's really important - Long turnaround times in getting some roles filled results in additional workload for other teams or team members for extended periods of time

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great workplace

      Apr 25, 2021 - D C Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work from home. Good people.

      Cons

      Salaries could be a lot better

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Motivating Cause and Environment

      Mar 22, 2021 - Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people with a shared cause and mission!

      Cons

      Hard to prioritize the work as it's all so important.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great mission, poor leadership in philanthropy

      Apr 2, 2021 - Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours/work from home (not donor care) Good benefits Great mission and impact on beneficiaries Passionate co-workers

      Cons

      No transparency or support from leadership Pressure to raise donations without strategy No admin support Meaningful raises are impossible except through rare promotions Work/life balance is difficult to manage Honestly awful experience on philanthropy.

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