Assiniboine Credit Union Limited
Assiniboine Credit Union employees participating in ACU's Community Grants Committee contribute to keeping community organizations sustainable and successful  

Recognized as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Assiniboine Credit Union Limited was selected as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2021):

  • Assiniboine Credit Union quickly supported employees from the start of the pandemic with enhanced work-from-home options, temporary wage increases for onsite employees and a range of financial support initiatives for employees (and members) from reduced banking fees to mortgage deferrals (for up to six months) and even interest-only payment plans
  • Assiniboine Credit Union offers employees paid time off (with no set limit) to volunteer for charitable causes that are important to them -- and the credit union focuses its charitable support on local initiatives in the communities it serves
  • Along with considering previous work experience when setting vacation entitlements, new employees at Assiniboine Credit Union start with three weeks of paid vacation and may purchase up to four weeks of additional vacation to extend their time away
Assiniboine Credit Union employees and leaders giving back to valued community organizations during COVID-19  

Highlights

Industry Credit union
Established in Canada 1943
Parent company Assiniboine Credit Union Society Ltd.
Parent company head office Winnipeg MB
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 415
Part-time employees in Canada 72
Average age of employees in Canada 40 years
Longest serving employee 38 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

COVID-19

Pandemic response ongoing internal communications including multiple updates from the CEO and information on a range of relevant topics (from distancing guidance to work-from-home tips to mental health support), enhanced cleaning and safety protocols, temporary wage increases for branch personnel early in the pandemic, enhanced work from home policy, financial support for members (from reduced fees to personal and commercial mortgage payment deferrals and interest-only payments), continued community grants program (with a focus on where its most needed)

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2020):

Here are some of the reasons why Assiniboine Credit Union Limited was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2020):

  • Assiniboine Credit Union maintains an extensive greenhouse gas emission reduction strategy that includes ongoing monitoring of the consumption of natural gas, electricity, external and internal paper products, employee commuting habits, business travel, waste to landfill, and purchases of energy offsets including Fairtrade Carbon Credits
  • Assiniboine Credit Union has surveyed employees on their commuting habits since 2009 and encourages them to reduce their carbon footprint with subsidized bus passes, support for a carpool matching service, and the addition of showers and lockers at new branches for those who choose to run or cycle to work
  • Assiniboine Credit Union continues to find ways to reduce waste and enhance its recycling initiatives, from employee-led organic composting programs at the head office (and one branch location), to electronic waste recycling in partnership with Indigenous-owned Mother Earth Recycling, to the recycling of all writing instruments through its office supply partner
Assiniboine Credit Union employees volunteer in the local community   (Photo credit: Jason Halstead)

Highlights

Industry Credit union
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 385
Part-time employees in Canada 75
Employee green team Eco-Excellence Team
Senior executive who oversees initiatives EVP and Chief Financial and Risk Officer
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights maintains sustainability strategies that address a number of operational areas, including paper use reduction (such as encouraging members to move to paperless statements) and greenhouse gas emissions (partners with Climate Smart to develop an emissions reduction strategy that monitors and addresses all organizational aspects, from natural gas and electricity consumption to waste generation and business travel), carbon-offset purchase program
Building footprint includes rainwater collection, geothermal heating/cooling, solar air heating, LED lighting
Extended recycling employee-led organic composting (new head office program and also at one branch location), e-waste (partnership with Indigenous-owned and operated Mother Earth Recycling), cellphones and batteries (partnership with Call2Recycle), pens and writing instruments (program managed through office supply retailer), ongoing paper consumption reduction program (from 7.9 tonnes in 2017 to 7.4 tonnes in 2018)
Commuter amenities annual employee commuting survey, Commuter Challenge (category winner last year), sponsorship of the annual Bike Week Winnipeg (hosted the Bike to Work Day Pit Stop with a local coffee shop), walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, online carpool sign-up, transit subsidies
Community partnerships Sustainable Building Manitoba (lunch and learn presentation series), Manitoba Race to Reduce (sponsored awards luncheon), participated in the City of Winnipeg Climate Action Advisory Group

The Career Directory

Assiniboine Credit Union Limited has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Assiniboine Credit Union employees

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Credit union
Full-time employees in Canada 250 to 500
Parent company Assiniboine Credit Union Society Ltd.
Parent company head office Winnipeg MB
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Member Service Representative, Financial Services Representative
Starting salary $30K to $35K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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