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

Let’s Applaud the Volunteers in our Community!

Is there a volunteer in your community who deserves to be recognized?

Nominate a Shining Star for a 2020 Volunteer Recognition Award.

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 East Hants Municipal Volunteer Recognition.

There are two ways to nominate a deserving volunteer:

  1. Download a 2020 Volunteer Nomination Form
  2. Fill out this online form to nominate a volunteer

Nomination Deadline: February 28, 2020


Submit Nominations:

In Person: Lloyd E. Matheson Centre, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale

Email: recreation@easthants.ca

Mail: Box 230, Suite 170, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, NS  B2K 3K5

Online: Fill out nomination form

East Hants Volunteer Workshop Series

The Municipality of East Hants is pleased to present a Volunteer Workshop Series for the volunteers and community groups of East Hants!

All workshops will be held at 7pm in the evening.

Check back for future workshops.

Contact Jo Swinemer at 902-883-7098 Ext 152 or email jswinemer@easthants.ca

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.


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