Acadia University

“The mission of Acadia University is to provide a personalized and rigorous liberal education; promote a robust and respectful scholarly community; and inspire a diversity of students to become critical thinkers, lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and responsible global leaders.”

Access Nova Scotia

Everything is focused on serving the people of Nova Scotia. They strive to continually make programs and services more responsive to the needs and expectations of Nova Scotians and to make it simpler for citizens, business and municipalities across the province to interact with government.

African Canadian Services Division

Located within the Public Schools Branch of the Nova Scotia Department of Education. ACSD Develops, promotes and delivers programs, resources and services for African Nova Scotian students.

African Nova Scotian Affairs

Assists, support and enhance the provincial government’s delivery of services to African Nova Scotians, and be a partner in developing innovative solutions that lead to self-reliance and sustainable development for African Nova Scotians and their communities.

Annapolis Valley Health

Offers an extensive listing of programs and services to help you be healthy and stay healthy.

Annapolis Valley Regional School Board

Creates a supportive, student-centred environment, where each student succeeds and all education partners are respected and valued. Their Vision is “Working Together for Students”.

Atlantic Association of Community Business Development Corporations

Assists in the creation of small businesses and in the expansion and modernization of existing businesses by providing financial and technical services to entrepreneurs.

Black Business Initiative

Committed to growing a stronger Black presence in Nova Scotia’s business community; acting as a catalyst for job creation, equitable participation and advancing the economic prosperity of Nova Scotia.

Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia

Protects, Preserves and Promotes the history and culture of African Nova Scotians. The Centre is a museum and cultural gathering place, were the rich history of Nova Scotians of African Descent can be discovered and explored.

Black Educators Association

Assists African Nova Scotian communities develop strategies toward an equitable education system. Demonstrating a strong commitment as a grassroots organization, the BEA also coordinates their efforts with the Department of Education and Culture, the African Canadian Service Division, community groups, parent associations, school boards, as well as other educational bodies. The BEA is a volunteer, non-profit organization.

Canadian Coalition of Municipalities against Racism and Discrimination

Since its inception, CCMARD has received the support of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the Union of Municipalities of Quebec, the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities and the National Association of Friendship Centres.

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work

The pre-eminent Canadian centre of excellence on the economic, social and psychological aspects of disability (be it one or more physical, sensory, medical, learning or mental health disability), as it effects people’s ability to seek, acquire and retain productive employment.

Canadian Mental Health Association

Promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service.

Canadian Red Cross

Improves the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Career Beacon

Canada’s first bilingual recruitment web site. With the best employment advertisements, it will help to locate the opportunity that’s right for you, right now.

Commercial Safety College

Provides the highest quality training in truck driving, bus driving and heavy equipment operation.

Community Business Development Corporation Hants-Kings

Create and maintain private sector employment through providing counseling, technical, and financial assistance to qualified business projects. Specific programs to do so include Youth loans, First Time Entrepreneur loans, General Business loans, Innovation loans, Social Enterprise loans, SIB loans, and self-employment assistance programs (Self Employment Benefit (SEB) programs in Hants and Kings).

Community INC.

Providing employment support services that are accessible, equitable and inclusive to all persons with disabilities and employers in Kings and East Annapolis County.

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie is one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 18,100 students from around the world. Located on Canada’s East Coast, the university blends world-class academic programs with leading-edge research.

Department of Community Services

Committed to a sustainable social service system that promotes the independence, self-reliance, and security of the people we serve. This will be achieved through excellence in service delivery, leadership and collaboration with our partners.

Department of Labour and Advanced Education

Works to provide fairness, safety and prosperity for all Nova Scotians by helping them live, learn and work to their highest potential.

Employment Insurance

Employment Insurance (EI) provides regular benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, seasonal or mass lay-offs) and are available for and able to work, but can’t find a job.

Employment Nova Scotia

Helps Nova Scotians meet their full employment potential; employers find the employees they need to prosper and helps communities play an active role in developing well-balanced local labour markets.

Employment Opportunities Partnership

Dedicated to working with Persons with Disabilities to find and maintain employment.

Family Matters

To develop, coordinate and deliver programs, services, and support that are proven to promote the health and well being of children aged 0 to 18 years and their families, guardians, and caregivers in Annapolis County.

Flower Cart

Promotes community participation by adults considered to have an intellectual disability through supported training and employment.

Government of Canada

Get quick, easy access to the Government of Canada’s most requested services and information.

Government of Nova Scotia

Your government departments, agencies, legislature, office information.


Enables you to search jobs posted on 1,000’s of websites. Employers also post jobs directly on Indeed. No matter where a job is posted, it will be easy to find when you use Indeed.

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia

Works with newcomers to help them build a future in Canada. We provide a wide range of services to immigrants, from refugee resettlement to professional programs, from family counseling to English in the Workplace.

Job Bank

Explore top advertised jobs, how much money you can make, and what skills you’ll need.

Job Resource Centre

Helps you choose a career, find a job, start a business, improve your skills, return to school and connect you to employers.

Literacy Nova Scotia

A non-governmental umbrella organization with a mission to ensure that all Nova Scotians have equal access to quality literacy, essential skills and lifelong learning opportunities. Literacy Nova Scotia offers, at no cost, a practitioner training and certification program. This program is mostly delivered online.


Michelin cares deeply about its people’s development, self-fulfillment and commitment. Its initiative titled “Moving forward together, the trademark of a mutual commitment” describes what the Company provides for its employees worldwide and what it expects of them.

Municipality of Kings

Committed to providing citizens with excellence in customer service. The Municipality of the County of Kings takes great pride in what the valley has to offer.

Nova Scotia Career Development Association

Provides strategic leadership to Nova Scotia professionals in career development. We promote effective practices through the communication of information, providing professional development, and encouraging the adoption of frameworks promoting enhanced client-centred services.

Nova Scotia Community Access Program

Ensuring all Canadians have access to the Internet. Provides small and large projects, from website development to small business training at community sites (including VANSDA), provides training, skills development, technology and more.

Nova Scotia Community College

NSCC makes things happen. We’re growing the economy of Nova Scotia, we’re producing highly skilled workers, and we’re building communities.

Nova Scotia Library Association

Serves as a vehicle for library workers to exchange ideas, enhance ideas, enhance skills, keep abreast of local issues and to promote the value of libraries.

Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning

NSSAL provides program funding, curriculum development, program guidelines, student resources, recognition for prior learning (RPL) and practitioner support and training, and research to organizations that deliver programs directly to adults.

NS Human Rights Commission

Committed to actively engaging and working with all Nova Scotians and our diverse communities to address issues of discrimination by effectively advancing equity and dignity; fostering positive and respectful relationships; and protecting human rights

Open Arms

A Christian ministry with a mandate to support those in crisis through the provision of shelter, food and fellowship. VCLA partners with Open Arms to offer weekly creative writing and art classes

PeopleWorx Society

A social profit organization that strengthens our community by working with people, employers, government and community groups to meet each of them at their point of need”.

Provincial African Heritage Month Network

The Network, works closely with communities and government to hold African Heritage Month proclamation and launch events in various regions of Nova Scotia.

Resources for Non-Profit Organizations and Volunteers

Helpful information for non-profit organizations committed to ensuring the inclusion, well-being, and independence of seniors in Nova Scotia by facilitating the development of policies on aging and programs for seniors across government and through the provision and coordination of strategic planning, support, services, programs and information.

Saint Mary’s University

The university is committed to accessibility, diversity and the provision of a positive and supportive learning environment through the effective integration of teaching and research.

Salvation Army Maritime Division

Community and social services include: hunger relief for individuals and families through food banks and feeding programs; shelter for people experiencing homelessness and support for those needing housing; rehabilitation for those struggling with addiction; Christmas assistance such as food hampers and toys; after-school programs, camps, and school nutrition programs for children and youth; and life-skills classes such as budgeting, cooking for a family, and anger management.

Service Canada

Provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits. We are committed to improving services for Canadians by working with partners to provide access to the full range of government services and benefits that Canadians want and need through the Internet, by telephone, in person or by mail.

Skills Online NS

The program, sponsored by NS Department of Labour & Advanced Education and the CBDC, is designed to give Nova Scotian’s access to important skills training.

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada is required to collect, compile, analyze, abstract and publish statistical information relating to the commercial, industrial, financial, social, economic and general activities and condition of the people of Canada.

St. Francis Xavier University

Its academic reputation is one of the best in Canada. That’s because their learning model focuses on you and your success. Full-time professors will recognize your skills, challenge you to think critically, and help you succeed both inside and outside the classroom.

Technical Resource Centre

A centre for assistive technology services in Nova Scotia. The TRC offers resources and counseling services free of charge for VCLA learners with assistive technology needs.

Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia

Working on your behalf with a passion for our industry, sincere compassion for your well-being and the desire to advance change. In working with our partner associations and stakeholders we ensure that we are involved in the development of the tourism industry at the regional, provincial, and national levels.

The Women’s Place Resource Centre

Dedicated to the well-being and economic status of women in the Kings, Annapolis and Digby Counties.

Town of Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal provides excellent development opportunities in tourism, a growth industry with very high potential. In addition, there are other very significant opportunities for business development and employment in the area.

Valley Community Learning Association

Works to raise the literacy levels of adults in Kings and Annapolis Counties, in Nova Scotia, Canada. VCLA does this by offering a range of free classes and 1-1 tutoring in such areas as the GED, basic literacy, English as an additional language, numeracy, health literacy, family literacy, computer literacy, trades-related upgrading and youth programming.

Valley Restorative Justice

Provides services that promote peace and healing within communities affected by incidents of criminal harm. This is achieved by supporting and encouraging people to resolve conflicts though restorative justice processes which are based on; individual worth, accountability, reparation, and reintegration