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Futureworx is now a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre. We help job seekers and employers navigate a range of programs – from career planning, job searches and on-the-job development to recruitment, planning and HR support.

Employability Skills Assessment Tool

The Employability Skills Assessment Tool (ESAT) provides a framework and quantitative assessment methodology for the development of nine employability skills: motivation, attitude, accountability, time management, stress management, presentation, teamwork, adaptability and confidence.

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When we have access to education that challenges us in gentle, loving ways and compassionate ways, then we can hopefully create social systems that are more representative of the change we want to see in the world. Today we created a space for our staffing compliment to examine new ways to talk and think about gender. A space to re-learn and re-write the dominant narratives of trans experience(s) and the gender binary while complicating the societal scripts of gender. To work in building a foundation of community care that will translate to our workplace practices, our day-to-day interactions and create a safer place for Two-Spirit and trans people locally, and beyond. We were joined by Carmel Farahbakhsh (they/them) Executive Director and Support/Advocacy Coordinator for The Youth Project. Carmel comes to this work from a community education background and aims to work through an anti-racist and trauma-informed framework. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

OPPORTUNITY ALERT - IT SPECIALISTWe are growing rapidly and, in our efforts, to ensure we stay current and relevant with the ever-changing and growing technology sector - we require IT support to do so! This position will be based out of our Head Office location in Truro and serve multiple divisions across the Province. At Futureworx, we believe our employees are our biggest asset!! This position offers a competitive annual salary of $50 -$56,000, a comprehensive benefit package including medical, pension, an Employee Assistance Program, 3 weeks vacation to start, and MORE!Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. We welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, in your cover letter, or on your resume.Full posting is available at ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Our Futureworx/NS Works location in Truro is hiring!This opportunity may be of particular interest to students in human services, education, social work, social sciences, and humanities programs, but is not limited to these areas.The Summer Intern may be of any age so long as they are a student/enrolled in post secondary education/training in the fall of 2021. Full posting and instructions on how to apply are available at ... See MoreSee Less
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These are times of extreme anxiety and isolation, so feeling worried and lonely just makes sense. Good mental health DOES NOT mean feeling happy all the time.This Mental Health Week, let’s name, express and deal with our emotions— even the uncomfortable ones. Because heavy feelings lighten when you put them into words.Embrace all of your emotions—whether they feel good or challenging or difficult. It’s all part of being human.This week—and every week after—don’t go uncomfortably numb. #GetReal about how you feel. And name it, don’t numb it!#MentalHealthAwareness #NameItDontNumbIt #EndTheStigma ... See MoreSee Less
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We have a GREAT opportunity available for a youth!!We have an 8-week summer term position at our TRURO CAMPUS as a Youth Administrative Support Officer.Applicants must meet the Canada Summer Job program funding requirements; be between the ages of 15-30 years old.Full posting and instructions on how to apply are available at #summerjob #CanadaSummerJobs #engage #inspire #educate #innovate ... See MoreSee Less
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▪️ Long-term care facilities closed to visitors effectively immediately
▪️ Public schools closed for two weeks following March Break; to be reassessed
▪️ Regulated childcare centres to be closed Mar 17 - April 3 then will be reassessed
▪️ March break camps cancelled

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Futureworx (ESAT) is pleased to be one of the keynote speakers for the Distinctability Webinar series on Innovation and Assistive Technology. #innovation

What is it that a #CDP does? This #careermonth, take a moment to meet a #careerdevelopment professional in your area, and really feel supported as you strive to achieve your #career goals. via @careermonth

First DEAM (Disability Employment Awareness Month) EVENT in Nova Scotia. Thank you @markwafer for speaking to our community partners this morning in Truro. @TEAMWork1997 #Inspire #Educate #InclusionMatters

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NSW Offices:
Truro - 902-893-6859
Elmsdale - 902-883-7010
Tatamagouche - 902-657-0180

Head Office:
14 Court Street, Suite 305
Truro, NS B2N 3H7

Tel: 902-843-4290
Fax: 902-843-4294

Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm