Application process and requirements
The Uniterra programme is a collaboration between CECI and WUSC. These two organizations have specializations in different sectors and countries. To apply for the position, applicants should view current job postings at Uniterra.ca and click on the SYGESCA link at the bottom of the page. SYGESCA is a candidacy management system for CECI and Uniterra. This system enables applicants to create and update their candidacy profile as well as manage their applications. The information posted can also be shared by CECI and Uniterra's human resource services. After an application has been submitted, it will go through the following selection process: 1. After the application deadline, applicants selected for an interview are contacted. 2. The candidates are interviewed, either by Uniterra staff members, or past volunteers. 3. The HR Programme Officer in charge of the position submits the profiles of the short-listed candidates to the partner organization in the field. 4. The partner organization does the final selection. 5. Approximately two to four weeks after the interviews have been held, the successful candidate will be offered the assignment. If the candidate accepts, s/he will receive an information kit and documents detailing the next steps to complete her/his application and get ready for the assignment. 6. The candidate will attend a five-day pre-departure training session. 7. Following the pre-departure session and once medical and insurance clearances have been obtained, the volunteer will sign his/her contract and travel dates will be established.