The Acadia Employment and Training Program operates under a Sub Agreement with the Mi’Kmaq Employment Training Secretariat (METS) to offer employment and training services to band members residing in Nova Scotia. METS is a not for profit organization funded by Service Canada to offer employment and training programming to all 13 First Nation Communities in Nova Scotia and the Mi’kmaq Native Friendship Centre.


To provide programs and services to assist band members prepare for, obtain and maintain employment.

Eligible Clientele

Band Members seeking employment and training  who are unemployed or underemployed and residing in the province of Nova Scotia.

Programs and Services may include:

  • Skills Development
  • Work Experience
  • Summer Student Work Experience Program
  • Apprenticeship
  • Youth Employment Services
  • Needs Assessments
  • Return to Work Action Plans
  • Resume writing
  • Interview Skills
  • Job Search Skills
  • Referrals
  • Labour Market Information
  • Case Management
  • Follow Up

Contact Information

Box 1, Comp2
Greenfield, NS B0T1E0
Phone: 902-685-2956
Fax: 902-685-2237

Wanda Westhaver
Indigenous Employment Officer

Cecilia Ernst
Indigenous Employment Officer Assistant