Become a Virtual Assistant

We supply the clients.
You supply the skills.

Work with awesome clients, set your own hours and work from the comfort of your home office. Connect with other VAs and our Talent team for community and support.

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How you can become a virtual assistant

Why become a virtual assistant?

Get paid for the work you do and we'll look after the rest.

Set your own hours and track your time using our project management system

Get matched with unique clients from a variety of industries

Connect with other virtual assistants through our supportive community and access exclusive perks and rewards

We’re looking for talented individuals with the following skillsets:
Think you've got what it takes?

With the right mix of skills, experience and passion, you can join our team of virtual assistants. Here’s what we’re looking for:

You have 3-5 years of professional experience and/or relevant post-secondary education under your belt.

You have stellar communication skills, and you speak and write in English to a native level.

You’re based in Canada or the U.S. and have the reliable Internet along with a quiet home office setup.

Your time management skills are outstanding. You hit deadlines head on.

You’re available during daytime business hours, Monday - Friday to respond to client needs.

You have a positive outlook and proactive attitude about getting things done.

You’re passionate about being a virtual assistant long term. This is more than just a stopgap; it’s a career choice.

You’re friendly, patient and you pride yourself on achieving standout customer service.

Being organized is an innate skill and you’re naturally tech savvy.

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Our application process

Here’s what you can expect from the moment you hit ‘submit’ on your application:

Share your contact info, resume and portfolio (if you have one) on our application.

Next we’ll test your skill set using our e-skills testing platform. You can expect an English test, VA Basics, and up to 2 core service skill tests.

You'll be invited for an interview.

If your interview goes well, we'll invite you to become a Virtual Gurus VA!

You’ll complete our onboarding program, including a two hour onboarding session and a two hour course.

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Want to learn more?


Do I need to manage client invoices and billing?

No, we handle that for you! Just record your hours in our project management system and we’ll manage your payments on a bi-monthly basis.

Is there a time commitment requirement?

We onboard virtual assistants who have at least 40 hours of day-time availability per month. Like any role, each client that you have may require availability at a specific time.

Are VAs employees of Virtual Gurus?

No, you are a subcontractor and will need to sign an agreement. This means you’re responsible for your own equipment and paying your taxes.

How long does the VA onboarding process take?

It can take up to a month.

Upskill with the Virtual Gurus Academy

The Virtual Gurus Academy provides a continuous learning opportunity for thousands of virtual assistants that choose to expand their skills and earning potential.

Pick the courses most relevant to you and learn from industry leaders and expert instructors.