Future Start

South Shore Opportunities
South Shore Opportunities is a non-profit organization that assists people in Queens County looking for employment. They offer career building workshops, help writing resumés and cover letters, client assessments that could involve creating an action plan with possible school funding, help starting a business and other job related tasks. They work with Employment Solutions, Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre, Department of Community Service, Department of Justice and other organizations related to employment. To get involved with SSO you must be over the age of 15.

Phone: 354-2616
Website: careercenter.com
Website: www.southshoreopportunities.com.

 

Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre - Business Services

Our Business Counsellors are available to assist at every stage of the business cycle. Whether you are:

  • Interested in starting a business, but don't know where to start
  • Looking for assistance with your business plan
  • An entrepreneur who sees a business growth opportunity sitting just beyond your reach
  • Thinking of expanding your company, but need trusted support and expert advice to get you there
  • Looking for training for your business or staff

To make an appointment with a Business Counsellor, contact us today:
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Phone: 1-877-232-2723 or (902) 543-1067
In Person: 373 King Street, Bridgewater, NS
Website: www.acadiaentrepreneurshipcentre.com

 

Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre - Career Services
Two locations: Bridgewater and Hubbards

Two locations: Bridgewater and Hubbards

The Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre's Career Services have been helping people on Nova Scotia's South Shore find career opportunities for more than 10 years. Our Career Practitioners are available to meet with you to discuss different options, and help you develop a plan to achieve success. Whether you are considering starting your own business, changing careers or just looking for help with your job search, we are here to assist you. We offer the following FREE self-serve resources to assist you with your job search:

  • Computers / High-Speed Internet
  • Fax / Telephone
  • Photocopier / Scanner
  • Sample Cover Letters and Resumes
  • Job Board with Postings Throughout Western HRM & Lunenburg County
  • Workshops
  • Resource Library
  • Access to Local Information, Resources
  • Referrals to Other Programming & Services

To make an appointment with a Career Practitioner, contact us today:
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Phone: 1-877-457-5627 or (902) 858-5627
In Person: 10361 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards, NS
Website: www.acadiaentrepreneurshipcentre.com

 

Employment Solutions Society

ESS has been one of the most resourceful links to us in creating this site for you. They offer services in Resume Building, Interview Skills, Job Search Tool Kit, and many more workshops to set you in the right direction to obtaining employment. Those workshops are free of charge. Computer use for job search and resume writing is also a free service, that anyone can take advantage of. They offer specialized services to peoples with disability, ranging from physical, to someone who has anxiety or dyslexia. Visiting ESS can be your biggest step toward your job, career, education and future!

215 Dominion Street Bridgewater
Website: www.empsolutions.ca

 

Chester Career Resource Centre

The Chester Career Resource Centre continues to be dedicated to the community by providing the resources, knowledge, and assistance to find and maintain employment, start a business or find a new career direction.

If you think the Centre could help you, please talk to them today. They would be happy to answer all of your questions. No appointment is needed, just drop in and see them. Everyone is welcome. Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You will have FREE access to services such as:

  • Computer Systems with Internet
  • Résumé & Cover Letter Writing
  • Job Board with Local Postings
  • Faxing, Photocopying & Printing
  • Information on Jobs & Careers

The Chester Career Resource Centre can help turn your abilities into opportunities!

Chester Shore Mall, Unit 0110, 4115, HWY # 3
Phone: (902) 273-3344
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Lunenburg Queens Volunteer Partnership

Volunteering is a effective way to gain experience in your field of interest and to learn more about yourself and your passions. It builds and strengthens your networks and potential references and also makes it much easier to find jobs. For those who do not have previous paid work experience, it is a great way to improve your resume and highlight transferable skills. The Lunenburg Queens Volunteer Partnership is a great resource to help you get involved with volunteer opportunities in the community. The Volunteer Navigator can provide volunteer options that best fit your skills, interests, and abilities. You can also check out their Facebook page that lists volunteer opportunities, information and more!

Website: www.lqvc.ca/sample-page/volunteer-navigator
Website: www.goodns.ca