We love all the volunteers who work hard to make East Hants an awesome place to live, work and play! Our Community Development Coordinator is here to serve you.

East Hants Municipal Volunteer Recognition

Volunteers Grow our Communities

Volunteers are the heartbeat of the community.  The strength and commitment that you and your fellow volunteers show in supporting our communities to becoming richer and stronger is important and second to none.

Do you know a volunteer in your community who deserves to be recognized?

Nominate a Shining Star!

The Municipality of East Hants is collecting nominations for the 2022 East Hants Municipal Volunteer Recognition.

Nomination Deadline: February 18, 2022

Fillable Nomination Form

Printable Nomination Form (PDF)

Note:  Nominations must be submitted by a recognized organization.

Nominations can be submitted by:

Drop off/mail: Box 230, Suite, 170, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, NS  B2S 3K5

Email: recreation@easthants.ca

Fax: 1-888-684-5912

Check out the 2021 East Hants Municipal Volunteer Recognition page to meet our 2021 Shining Stars, Long Service Fire Fighters and Model Volunteer!

East Hants Workshops for Volunteers

Check back for future opportunities or contact the Community Development Coordinator.

Current Volunteer Opportunities


If you are looking for a local volunteer opportunity, or if you have a volunteer opportunity you want to promote VolunteerNS.ca is the place to go.

This is a new service from the Province to help volunteer groups find volunteers and volunteers find volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Fire Service

Our local fire departments are always recruiting new members. Contact your local fire department to pick up an application.

We want to help volunteer groups in East Hants grow to their fullest potential.

Contact our Community Development Coordinator if you need help with:

  • Finding volunteers
  • Promoting volunteer opportunities
  • Retaining volunteers

The complete list of Community Development services can be found on the Community Development page.