Advisory Committees

Apply to be on an Advisory Committee and help shape Nova Scotia’s agencies, boards and commissions. Applications are now open.

Advisory Committees meet at least twice per year to review applications and recommend qualified candidates for appointment to the Province’s 30 adjudicative boards, including the Labour Board, Assistance Appeal Boards and the Motor Vehicle Appeal Board. Volunteer members of Advisory Committees serve for two-year terms and are reimbursed for expenses.


Who Should Apply

Those who have:

  • an ability to deal professionally with confidential and sensitive information
  • a collaborative and flexible approach to working with others
  • the capacity to make fair and objective decisions
  • effective verbal and written communication skills
  • high ethical standards and integrity
  • respect for the essential dignity of all persons regardless of their circumstances, and a commitment to diversity and employment equity

Experience in candidate recruitment and selection and/or familiarity with the work of adjudicative or quasi-judicial boards is also considered an asset.


How to Apply

Please submit a resume and/or letter explaining how your previous work, volunteer and other experiences have prepared you to serve as a member of an Advisory Committee to

The deadline for applications was: Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The next advertisement for these positions will be posted in Winter 2021.

Applications can also be mailed to:
Executive Council Office
Governance and Accountability Unit
One Government Place,
3rd Floor, 1700 Granville Street
PO Box 2125
Halifax, NS, B3J 3B7

Phone: 902-424-4877 or toll free: 1-866-206-6844


For More Information

Call 902-424-4877 or toll free at 1-866-206-6844, or email


Employment Equity Policy

The Government of Nova Scotia has an employment equity policy and we encourage people from diverse communities to apply. Applicants are invited to self-identify to help us increase diversity on our ABCs.