Job Seekers

As a job seeker, employment programs and services are available to help get you started down the right path towards sustainable employment. The first step in accessing these services is meeting with a Case Manager at a Nova Scotia Works Centre. Case Managers are experienced in providing employment services and programs and have in-depth knowledge of the Nova Scotia labour market.
To find a centre in your area please
contact a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre.

For unemployed Nova Scotians, we offer a mix of Employment Benefits and Support Measures to help you make your job search more successful. These are:

Some programs are available to all unemployed workers; a few are available only to unemployed workers who are EI clients. Also available to help you find employment is the Job Bank, an easy to use online resource you can use to find work in your community, in your province or across Canada.

For more information about the services we provide to job seekers, contact one of our offices. For a list of Employment Nova Scotia's service locations, please  Contact Us.

The federal government, through Service Canada, continues to offer assistance to youth, aboriginal people, and disabled people. Contact Service Canada for more information.