Employer Profiles


  • Number of Employees: 1800
  • Business Focus: Long Term Care, Nursing Home, Home Care, Health Services Staffing Agency, Adult Day Programs, Assisted Living, Retirement Living
  • Volunteer Opportunities: yes
  • Contact:
    Contact Name: Ruth-Ellen Jackson
    Contact Email: volunteers@nwood.ns.ca
    Address: Volunteer Engagement 2615 Northwood Terrace; Halifax NS B3K 3S5

“Northwood is the largest not-for-profit continuing care organization in Atlantic Canada with a long history of service to the community. We are proud to claim a long list of “firsts” in Nova Scotia. When life changes, and society changes, Northwood leads the way, incorporating revolutionary designed, responsive care. From new ideas to new technologies, we are empowered to do this, because our focus is on people, not on profit margins. Year after year, Northwood is named a Top Employer in Atlantic Canada and a Top Employer in Nova Scotia and has achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada.”