Assisted Employment Services (No cost)

Accessing assisted employment services requires a registration with us, there is no charge we are funded by Employment Nova Scotia.  Individuals receive a referral to work with one of our staff one-to-one and you will meet in a private and confidential area, such as a Case Manager’s office to build a plan.

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Picture of a Case Manager’s Office

  • Work one to one with staff – setting up a scheduled meeting either virtually or in-person to learn of your circumstances.
  • Determine individual needs – staff will assess your needs during a scheduled meeting.
  • Build a plan – this is a set of steps and strategies to move you closer to your goal(s).
  • Look at options – you will learn of all your options while building a plan.
  • Referral to webinars, workshops, special programs – it may be recommended you attend sessions to enhance your employability quickly.Ÿ
  • Identify barriers & roadblocks – together with one of our staff, you will learn of all that is preventing you from reaching your goal(s), you will identify and build on your strengths to navigate your path to meaningful employment.
  • Access pre-employment training and skills – we offer pre-employment skills and as a registered client you will be notified when they are being offered.   We offer safety training and employability skills.
  • Resume & cover letter critique & tips – building a resume and cover letter that portrays you in the best possible light is part of building a plan with us, also highlights your skills and experiences to help you stand out from other job applicants.
  • Determine eligibility for provincial & federal funding programs – we will review and advise of your eligibility for funding options.
  • Access Job Development services – our Job Developer acts as a bridge between job seekers and employers to streamline the application and hiring process. Providing individual assistance to job seekers with focusing resumes and cover letters for job specific applications, assisting with interview preparations and help build a network. As well as, providing ongoing support to both job seekers and employers throughout the hiring process while transitioning through the first few days of work.
  • Referrals for functional, educational, and technology assessments – these referrals will be to individuals outside of our organization and be needed in order to build your plan.
  • Referrals to adult learning programs and services – we have the Lunenburg County Adult Learning Program onsite and referrals to work with them to enhance your education level can be made.
  • Access Job Coaching services – these services are for individuals who have high barriers, may have a disability, and meet eligibility criteria. Participants can receive a referral from a Case Manager to our Employment Support Practitioner to assist them in reaching their maximum level of employment capacity. The Employment Support Practitioner will provide one-to-one assistance in the following Work Experience activities:
    • Transition to employment
    • Job readiness
    • Orientation to a workplace
    • Assisting participants needs on the job
    • Assistance in completing specific duties on the job

Click here to register with us.