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Nova Scotia Works, CANSA

Record #: TOA0081
Last Modified: 12 May 2022
Last Full Update: 12 May 2022


Located In Amherst
Where To Find Us
P.O. Box 1015
71 Victoria E St, E
Amherst, NS B4H 4E1
Areas Served Amherst and Area


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Phone (902) 661-1509
Contact Elizabeth Cooke Sumbu, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Geoff de Gannes, career practitioner; Phone: 902-661-1509 ext 228; Email:

Description & Services

Information Employment assistance services including job search support, career counselling, employment readiness, Employment Nova Scotia Programs. Nova Scotia Works CANSA is here to assist you. 
Our role is to build capacity in the community and assist citizens with accessing employment opportunities. We provide specialized development initiatives for Persons with Disabilities, Youth at Risk and African Nova Scotians. Along with providing training opportunities, we promote partnership development and provide education and awareness.