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May 4 2016

 Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

Currently Seeking Custodial & Event Staff

Casual Employment Positions

REPORTS TO: Custodial & Event Staff will be hired for work within various departments

POSITIONS: Casual part time, Days, Evenings and Weekends

Positions include: Custodians, Laborers and Stage Hands

Position Summary

These casual positions are required to assist permanent staff in the preparation for, implementation of, and clean up after large events as well as maintenance at the PHCC. These positions require energetic individuals  

takes direction well, are self-motivated, detail oriented, strong customer service skills and are able to work flexible hours.

Wages:  $12.00 per hour.


We welcome resumes from all qualified applicants. Only those selected for an interview will      be contacted. For further information on the position please call the PHCC at  902-625-7037

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to or to drop one off at the Front Desk Reception on the lower level of the PHCC.


May 1 2016

 We are pleased to anonounce that Ashley Condon will be opening for David Francey, May 4, 2016, at the Shannon Studio.


The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre is centrally located for meetings, conferences and events.  We offer the highest quality meeting rooms, complimentary wireless connectivity, and are able to accommodate groups of all sizes.  Tickets for events can be purchased online at:  Online Ticket Sales

Our in-house catering can be designed to suit your meeting needs, with accommodations within easy walking distance.

Please review our facilities, and contact us to explore how our experienced staff can help you plan your meeting.

The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre is a state of the art facility serving residents, tourists, and the business community of Port Hawkesbury, NS, Canada and the surrounding area.  The Centre is a truly 'green building' that utilizes design and construction innovations to make it more efficient and easier on the environment and its users.

Please review our website, and be sure to take some time to check out our facilities, events, amenities, services and contact us to explore how we can help you!



Upcoming Events
Apr 1 2016
J. Franklin Wright Gallery - April 1 - May 17

Jack Ronalds has been a fixture in local photography for thirty-eight years. The beauty, serenity and surprises of the scenery of eastern Nova Scotia, in all seasons, have always held a special appeal for him.

Of late, Jack's interests have included photographing the marine traffic seen daily in the Strait of Canso.

A representation of Jack's work, marine and local scenes, is on display in this show.  They are printed on  canvas giclees.


Gallery Hours

Monday to Friday             10:00-7:00

Saturday and Sunday       10:00-4:00


May 14 2016

The Cape Breton Privateland Partnership will be hosting their AGM, as well as a series of workshops at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre on May 14th.  For more information or to view the day's schedule, please click here.

May 14 2016


Registration for volunteers will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.

Garbage Bags, gloves and t-shirts will be provided.

Join us after the clean-up for a free barbeque, TimBits and Refreshments.

For more information contact Corene Gillis at 902-625-7898 or