SkillsonlineNS is an online upskilling portal that provides all Nova Scotians with an opportunity to acquire today’s in-demand skills. The program is offered through a partnership between the Department of Labour, Skills, Immigration and the NS Association of CBDCs.
Volunteer Canada was established to provide national leadership and expertise on volunteer engagement to increase the participation, quality, and diversity of volunteer experiences. Since 1977 they have collaborated closely with volunteer centres, businesses, non-profit organizations, government and educational institutions to promote and broaden volunteering. Their programs, research, training, tools, resources and national initiatives provide leadership on issues and trends in Canada’s volunteer landscape.
Charity Village offers paid job postings and free volunteer & event listings as well as nonprofit & charitable sector resources and eLearning courses.
Since 1995, CharityVillage has been the HR partner for recruitment in the Canadian nonprofit sector. Their specialized job and volunteer board for Canadian nonprofit professionals has helped thousands of organizations find exceptional talent. Through their online learning courses, volunteer and event listings, webinars, newsletters, articles, tools and resources, they help nonprofit staff and volunteers do their best work every day.
Impact Organizations of Nova Scotia (IONS)
Located in Mi’kma’ki, Impact Organizations of Nova Scotia (IONS) connects, supports, and advocates for Nova Scotia’s Community Impact Sector. Celebrating 10 years of promoting a healthy, sustainable sector, IONS (formerly the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia) is one of 14 Industry Sector Councils funded by the Nova Scotia Government Department of Labour, Skills, and Immigration (LSI). In service of the Community Impact Sector, IONS’ role is to address sector workforce challenges, to build capacity within organizations, and to increase access to expertise, opportunities, and resources. IONS provides skill building and learning opportunities, network connections, and support for impact organizations.
211 Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia 211 is your 24/7 connection to the programs and services in your community that matter most to you. Through information and referrals, we help connect you to local community groups, non-profit and government organizations. Help starts here with 211.
Our navigators are trained to deal with the most complex and sensitive questions. As a result of your call, we can help connect you, a family member, a friend, neighbour, or a client with organizations able to meet your needs.
Volunteer Management Professionals of Nova Scotia
The Association of Volunteer Management Professionals Nova Scotia (VMPNS) is a provincial association for professionals and leaders working in the field of volunteer resource management. We promote competence and excellence in the leadership of volunteers by fostering collaboration and networking, promoting professional development and certification, and offering mentorship and knowledge exchange. We are committed to providing advocacy to advance and strengthen the volunteer management profession in Nova Scotia.
Volunteer Nova Scotia is a partnership between Kings Volunteer Resource Centre, the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and Volunteer Canada. This province-wide service gives support to volunteer organizations to find skilled volunteers where they are needed and provide information to those looking for the right volunteer opportunity.