Nova Scotians Needed for Volunteer Positions on Agencies, Boards and Commissions

Nova Scotians from all communities and walks of life are needed to serve on agencies, boards and commissions.

Applications are now being accepted from people interested in serving on one of the province’s 160 agencies, boards and commissions. All Nova Scotia residents are eligible to apply.

“This week is National Volunteer Week, a time when we recognize the valuable contributions made by Nova Scotian volunteers. It’s also a great time to encourage people to learn more and consider applying for positions available with agencies, boards and commissions,” said Joanne Bernard, Minister of the Voluntary Sector.

“By serving in these roles, Nova Scotians can make a real difference in their communities while gaining valuable experience.”

The deadline for some applications is May 29.

Applicants are assessed on their skills and qualifications, taking into account the needs of the individual agency, board or commission. Applications will be considered for both current and upcoming vacancies. Typically, appointees are reimbursed for expenses, and, in some cases, are nominally remunerated for their services as well.

To learn more and apply, visit, or call 902-424-4877 or 1-866-206-6844.

The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy. Applications from aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible people, persons with disabilities, women and members of other employment equity groups are welcomed. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify when applying for appointment.

Source: Release

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