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 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.

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


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