Q & A: Volunteer Experience

CIC News
Published: March 1, 1999

Q. Does part-time volunteer count as the "working experience" in the PR immigration application?

Answer: There is nothing in the Regulations which bars the assessment of unpaid work experience in the evaluation of a candidate's qualifications. Such experience, as with any other experience, must be consistent with the applicable definitions, and the applicant should meet the minimum requirements set forth in the NOC.

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