Employment Opportunity: Programmer Community Recreation

The Town of Wolfville is inviting applications for a full-time permanent Community Recreation Programmer to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for organizing and implementing engaging recreational programs, activities, and events within the Town of Wolfville that promote physical and mental wellbeing while satisfying the needs of Wolfville’s residents.

The Programmer, Community Recreation will be responsible for developing, delivering, and evaluating activities related to community recreation, health and wellness with a lens to access and inclusion. The Programmer works as part of a team within the Department of Parks and Recreation and other members of the organization. The position requires someone to be constantly working to improve the user experience in Wolfville. Specific attention to be given to the promotion of recreation activities, social and emotional wellness, and connecting people with nature and the Town’s open spaces. 

This position requires 35 hours per week and will include some evenings and weekends due to the nature of the position.

The annual salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. A Criminal Records Check, Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Abuse Registry Check will be required. 

Applications will be accepted via email up until Thursday, November 4th, 2021 at 4:30pm and should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line: Programmer, Community Recreation.

 A full job description is available upon request. 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. 

The Town of Wolfville is committed to providing a healthy, safe and supportive workplace where diversity is valued and where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.  We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, people with disabilities, racially visible persons and Indigenous Persons.  If you require accommodation because of a disability or for any other reason during the interview process, please let us know in advance of any interview. 

For information on the Town of Wolfville visit our website at www.wolfville.ca

 

Employment Opportunity: Community Compliance Coordinator

The Town of Wolfville is inviting applications for a Community Compliance Coordinator.

The Community Compliance Coordinator is a position with the Town of Wolfville that provides key support to the senior management team and Council regarding community compliance. Accountable to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Community Compliance Coordinator will work with neighbourhood groups and individuals, the RCMP, the Town and Gown Committee and other partners to achieve better harmony in our diverse community.  This role is responsible for the compliance of all municipal bylaws, with a primary focus on the Nuisance Party and Noise Bylaws, parking under the Motor Vehicle Act and some provisions of the Municipal Government Act. This role is expected to use a variety of existing and creative new ways of achieving positive outcomes including community education, partnership development, community engagement and enforcement tools.

 For full job description please click here .

Council meets on October 19th at 6:30pm

Please note - this meeting is not open to in-person attendees. Please watch the meeting through Facebook LIVE, or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to participate in the public input portion of the meeting via Zoom.

Rebate Programs for Low Income Nova Scotians

Do you qualify for low income heating rebates? 

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services and the Salvation Army are working together to provide rebates to low income Nova Scotians struggling with their heating or electrical costs due to financial loss resulting from Covid-19. We are looking to promote these emergency programs to all Nova Scotians that may qualify. Below are the rebate program offerings for 2021-22:

Home Energy Assistance Top-Up (HEAT): $400 rebate for emergency home heating or power bills. 

Nova Scotia Covid Relief Fund (NSCR): $400 rebate to help households impacted by the Covid 19 with their home heating or power bills. 

Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP): $200 rebate for home heating costs. Application forms are available at Town Hall.

Low income Nova Scotians who are eligible for these programs could receive up to $1,000 to help them with their heating/power costs in 2021-22.

Memory 'Boot Camp'

Wolfville has partnered to offer this FREE program to help build memory health. 

Click Here for details and registration.

Street Closure Willow Avenue

The Town of Wolfville is beginning construction of utility and drainage improvements, additional parking stalls, and sidewalk from the Visitor Information Centre to King Street. 

As a result, Willow Avenue will be closed to all non-local vehicular traffic from Tuesday, October 12, 2021, for a period of up to six weeks. 

Pedestrians are urged to stay clear of the construction zone but may continue to use the park areas that are unaffected.

The Wine Bus will be accommodated (loading and unloading will still take place on Willow Ave near the VIC), however passengers will be required to park elsewhere. 

Map of the area affeected can be viewed  here:

For information, please contact the department of Public Works at 902-542-5767. 

Valley Harvest Marathon

 The Valley Harvest Marathon returns this weekend.

 

Traffic detours will be in effect on Sunday morning from 7:00am to 8:30am. This will allow the larger groups of runners at the start of each event to use the westbound lane of Main Street from Elm Street to Robie Tufts Drive.

 

Westbound vehicle traffic will be detoured from Gaspereau Avenue to Kent Avenue. 

 

Best of luck to all participants!

 

Full Acadia

Network Issues

Our network is currently down and as a result, our Committee of the Whole Meeting will not be streamed live. Draft meeting minutes will be posted as soon as possible.

 

Thank you for your patience.

A Message to residents from Acadia University's President

  Please read the following message to residents from Acadia University's President.

 

 

Ukulele Club for Adults - Beginner + Intermediate

We tried a 'beginner' ukulele series this summer and it was a hit!

This series starts with 2 'beginner' classes (in case you missed the summer series or want a refresher), followed by 8 'intermediate' classes.

You can choose to skip the beginner classes if you feel confident that you're ready for intermediate.

Click Here for the poster and details.

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register or with questions.