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.
HeartWood engages youth for positive community change. HeartWood supports youth to develop their skills and confidence as community leaders, by offering leadership training and skill building programs to youth and young adults. HeartWood also trains and coaches adults to engage youth by offering professional development workshops and services to adults.
HeartWood has been consulting with the Lunenburg District Office of Community Services for the past 6 years, as they embrace youth engagement to improve their services.