Career Resilience Resource Hub

It is evident that there is a need for career support services and programs during these tough times for many people but especially for arts and entertainment industry workers searching for short- and long-term career alternatives. The reality is that not everyone in the industry will be able to return to their pre-pandemic work, at least for the foreseeable future, and must seek alternative temporary sources of income. Workers in our industry also need supports that help adapt their existing skill sets for temporary work and address the emotional component of career interruptions and transitions that feel forced and sudden due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following is a compilation of the programs, services, and resources that are currently available for employment support, apprenticeships, career transition, side hustles & entrepreneurship, job searching, and where to find more information on each.

Employment Services

Important to Remember

Please note that many employment services and programs include strict criteria. Be sure to carefully review the eligibility requirements of each program. When in doubt, contact the program directly with questions and for clarification.

Across Canada


British Columbia


New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia


Prince Edward Island



Arts Service Organizations and Union Resources

Side Hustles

Job Search

Skills Training Resources

Career Resilience Program Resources

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information in this resource hub. All resource links will be checked on a monthly basis. If you spot an error, an omission, or a broken URL, please contact us at contact@afchelps.ca, and we will make the correction as quickly as possible.

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