COVID-19 Update

During this time of uncertainty, for the health and safety of our staff, client’s visitors, employers and community partners, Nova Scotia Works Island Employment in response to the evolving Covid-19 pandemic and after evaluating the information being provided by the Nova Scotia Health Authority our office will be closed until further notice. We will continue to follow the recommendations of the Health Minister and keep you informed.

However, we want you to know we are still here for you. Our offices may be closed but we are open for business and will provide support in any way we can.  If you are already connected to a Nova Scotia Works Island Employment staff, please reach out by email.  If you are new to us, please email info@islandemployment.ca or leave a message on our main line; Sydney: 902-539-5673, Port Hawkesbury: 902-625-0001, Inverness: 902-625-3513, Cheticamp: 902-224-2117.

We are checking messages and emails regularly and you can stay in touch on our Facebook Page and our Website.  We will be posting updates, job opportunities, COVID-19 info and ways to manage your well-being during this difficult time.

If you need further information on COVID-19 please go to https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/ 

Working together we will weather this public health crisis with resilience and compassion for each other.

Resources

COVID-19 Information

Workplace Tips for COVID-19 (Printable Sheets for a variety of occupations and industries)

Skills Online Nova Scotia

Human Rights Training for Organizations

Free Online Learning on a Variety of Topics, Microsoft Office, Math, Reading, Technology, etc.

Free Online Course from Udemy

Video Tutorials on how to use Microsoft Office (Both New and older versions of Microsoft Office)

5 ways to learn new career skills for free during the COVID-19 crisis