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SERVICES FOR JOB SEEKERS











Community INC, in partnership with CMHA-Kings, now delivers a Nova Scotia Works Centre
in Kentville, Nova Scotia.

Services provided under the umbrella of Nova Scotia Works includes the following:


CAREER EXPLORATION

  • Career Counselling
  • Workshops
  • Career Cruising (online interest surveys, career and training information)
  • Skills Identification
  • Preparing for informational interviews with industry



SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

  • Self-Employment Exploration and funding options
  • Short Skills Training
  • Funding options for formal training

 

 
JOB SEARCH SUPPORT

  • Access to computers for job search and printing
  • One on one support with resume and cover letter development
  • One on one support in completing  job applications
  • Job Search Skills Workshops
  • Mock Interviews
  • Support in wage subsidy applications
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Development
  • Experience and reference building ideas


EMPLOYMENT MAINTENANCE

  • Workplace assessment referrals
  • Job Coaching
  • Job Success Strategies
  • Exploration of  available accommodations  and available funding
  • Assessments to determine best learning style and work settings
  • Disability related supports
  • Follow up support for you & employer

 





SPOTLIGHT ON EMPLOYMENT


Funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services, we offer a facilitated
group job search program for individuals who have the skills needed for employment
but are seeking additional job search skills such as:


  • Job Search Strategies
  • Interview Practice and Preparation
  • Skills Identification
  • Resume and Cover Letter Development
  • Knowing the skills that employers are interested in
  • Interview Follow up
  • Networking
  • Cold Calls
  • Success at Job and Career Fairs
  • How volunteering can build skills and references







CELL PHONE DONATION / LOAN PROGRAM

Community INC receives donations of cell phones to support job seekers who are
actively seeking for employment but cannot afford a phone. Interested job seekers
are required to be referred by a Nova Scotia Works Case Manager (or other partnering
employment service centre Case Manager) is required in order for a job seeker to
participate in the cell phone donation program.


 

DRESS TO IMPRESS

Community INC offers a free interview clothing program to job seekers in Kings County.
Referrals for interested job seekers is required from Nova Scotia Works Case Managers 
(or other partnering employment service centre Case Managers). Donations of quality
interview appropriate clothing are welcome.


 
   
 
 
 
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