Opportunities New Brunswick
Head office employees at Opportunities New Brunswick working in the 'idea room'

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Opportunities New Brunswick was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017):

  • Opportunities New Brunswick encourages head office employees to lead healthy, active lives with employee sports teams and free membership to a shared-use onsite fitness facility
  • Opportunities New Brunswick provides maternity and parental leave top-up payments for new and adoptive moms (to 75% of salary for 17 weeks) as well as a shorter parental leave top-up for new dads -- new parents can also extend their leave to an unpaid leave of absence
  • Opportunities New Brunswick encourages employees to continue their education with tuition subsidies for courses related and indirectly related to their current position and also provides subsidies for professional accreditation -- additionally, the organization provides opportunities for young people to gain on-the-job experience through paid internships and co-op placements
Opportunities New Brunswick employee working in one of the head office's alternative work stations


Industry Provincial Government, Economic Development
Established in Canada 2015
Parent company Government of New Brunswick
Parent company head office Fredericton NB
Major Canadian hiring locations Moncton NB, Saint John NB, Fredericton NB
Full-time employees in Canada 98
Longest serving employee 1 year
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 4 months
In-house training initiatives online training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

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