You’ll join a purpose-driven team with a collective focus on improving quality of life for Canadians. That means we put Clients first, collaborate within a flexible, hybrid environment, and ensure our team is always positioned to bring their best and build an inspired future. Our work has a meaningful impact on people, and we welcome your contribution to our bright future!

We’re a global company with a passion for people. As a Sun Life Employee, you can: 

  • help others achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives,
  • be part of a growing team and leading organization, and
  • have an impact on people in your community and around the world.

By living our purpose, we make lives brighter. 

You can be your most brilliant self here.

We’ll help you develop and build a great career. Whatever your aspirations, collaborative leaders and coworkers are ready to help you learn, grow, and succeed. We know that when you shine bright, we all shine brighter. 

With an optimistic eye on a brighter future, we: 

  • provide flexibility and choice about when and where you work. Using Client and business needs as a guide, you can choose to work at home, in the office, or a mix of both, based on the activities you need to do.
  • drive to innovate and value creative solutions through our diverse talent – where different ideas, perspectives and values are encouraged to meet the unique needs of our Clients, and
  • encourage everyone to champion continuous improvement.

We deliver Total Rewards* that support your well-being and help you achieve lifetime financial security and live a healthier life

  • Competitive salary and bonus that recognizes higher performance with larger rewards. We review salaries on a regular basis to ensure competitiveness is maintained.
  • Flexibility and choice about when and where you work. Using Client and business needs as a guide, you can choose to work at home, in the office, or a mix of both, based on the activities you need to do. 
  • Vacation time is important for your physical and mental well-being. We offer competitive time off, including our unique partially paid sabbatical program giving you the opportunity to take up to 6 weeks off every five years of service.
  • Mental well-being support is best in class for our employees.  Our program is Platinum Certified by Excellence Canada’s Mental Health at Work framework®, based on an independent assessment. Our industry leading best practices and exemplary mental health programs are supported by a culture that promotes mental well-being. 
  • Health Benefits programs that provide choice to personalize coverage to meet your unique needs. This includes health, dental, life insurance and more. We also provide Lumino Health Virtual Care, well-being app for on-demand access to primary physical and mental health care for you and your family. 
  • Retirement, stock, and savings programs to help build your savings and boost your financial security. We offer matching programs and a variety of optional savings programs to help you save even more. 
  • Learning and development opportunities will help you gain new skills to advance your career.  From thousands of internal training courses, to education assistance options for external programs – you’ll have many opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Charitable giving through our You Give, We Give program lets you give back to your communities – and in many cases, we’ll even match your contributions.  

*Employment status may determine availability of some Sun Life total rewards programs. 

Our colleagues represent the communities across Canada where we live, work, and do business. We’re committed to a workforce that is high-performing, diverse, and collaborative. Our hiring practices are inclusive, respectful, and welcoming to all. 

Various employee resource groups allow you to connect with and learn from people across the organization. From lunch and learns, panel discussions, celebrations, ally training, and more – you can connect, learn, and grow among others at Sun Life. 

Read more about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) at Sun Life. 

Sustainability is a priority for Sun Life in Canada and around the world. It’s essential to our business success. We want to contribute to a world that’s healthier, more financially resilient, environmentally secure and economically prosperous. At Sun Life, you can be a changemaker and have a positive impact on the world.

Our sustainability plan focuses on our areas of expertise where we can have the greatest positive social and environmental impact:

  • Increasing financial security
  • Fostering healthier lives, and
  • Advancing sustainable investing

These efforts build from our foundation of operating as a trusted and responsible business. Learn more about our sustainability plan and the actions we’re taking.

Ready to join us?

Check out the many interesting business areas and roles that make Sun Life a great place to grow your career!

Check out the roles we are actively recruiting for right now!

Among our many honours, Sun Life is proud to be  Great Place to Work Certified™ by Great Place to Work® Canada

What our people say

Sun Life is a great place to achieve your career goals. But don’t take our word for it. Check out what our people have to say about the opportunities, support and rewards we offer. 

Employee Stories

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