“ Great things are done by people who think great thoughts and then go out into the world to make their dreams come true”.- Ernest Holmes
We are an inclusive employment Centre for Nova Scotian’s seeking job opportunities and career exploration.
Our staff are trained and certified as Career Practitioners and Career Counsellors to work together with you in supporting your employment goals.
The Opportunities Fund is a resource provided by Service Canada to assist persons with disabilities in gaining and maintaining employment. To be eligible for the fund you must be unemployed, or working less than 20 hours per week. You can't have drawn Employment Insurance in the last three years, must be legally entitled to work in Canada and not currently eligible for Employment Insurance benefits.
The Opportunities Fund may provide the following assistance:
- Wage Subsidies
Wage Subsidies provide financial assistance to businesses who wish to hire skilled persons with disabilities.
- Skills Enhancements
Persons with disabilities funded under a Wage Subsidy may be eligible for short-term training. The training must be less than six months.
Persons with disabilities funded under a Wage Subsidy may be eligible for some disability related accommodation.
Self-employment is designed to assist persons with disabilities to create jobs by starting a business. The Opportunities Fund can assist with payment for some technical and consultive expertise.
For further information, please contact the Opportunities Fund Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org