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Caring careers for caring people

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Do you want to lend a helping hand, make a difference in peoples' lives and find meaningful, in-demand employment right here in Nova Scotia?

Then here are some programs you can consider:

Early Childhood Education

According to Nova Scotia Labour Market Information statistics, the province needs trained leaders in early childhood education.

If you love teaching and working with children, then this could be the career for you. Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) play an important role in the physical, psychological and social development and wellbeing of children from infancy to 12 years. As an ECE, you could work in settings such as childcare, family resource centres, early intervention and public health.

In two years, you can complete the Early Childhood Education program and be well on your way toward a successful and in-demand career.

Continuing Care Assistant

Job prospects for a career in Continuing Care in Nova Scotia are really good.

Continuing Care Assistants (CCAs) provide respectful, ethical care to patients such as the elderly, disabled and those who might be recovering. CCAs often work in facilities or organizations such as nursing homes, home health care and acute care facilities.

Mental Health Recovery & Promotion

Mental health support is growing in demand and you can find employment right here in Nova Scotia.

The Mental Health Recovery & Promotion program provides the skills and education you need to support those affected by mental health issues.

As a mental heath support worker, you'll be working to provide support and care to those who need it, while promoting mental health, recovery and wellness.

Want to learn more?

Tell us a bit about yourself and your interests and goals, and we'll be in touch.