Employment Resource List

*For National and Provincial Financial Assistance resources, please see our COVID-19 Financial Assistance Resource List. 

Online Learning/Training Tools

Isolate/Create – Free resource providing creatives with digital assets to spark creativity and inspire digital collaboration.
Disco –  Free music search and music supervision service
Charity Village – One of Canada’s largest non-profit sector Online resources for jobs, work life, and human resources issues. The site also provides an eLearning program.
Coursera – free online courses
Lynda (online tutorials)
Artscape Launchpad Learning – Free daily programming including artist talks and skill building workshops.

Online Work Tools

Audacity – Free, open source, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.
Zoom – Video conferencing, free account options
Loom – Record and share videos for free
Google Hangouts – Video meetings for your business
OBS Studio – Free and open source software for video recording and live streaming
Over (similar to Canva for design)
Audiomak (similar to Soundcloud for releasing music/playlists/mixes)
Pinterest (visual discovery engine for finding ideas, and more.)
Videvo – Free stock footage websites for Music Videos
Pexels – Royalty free stock photos 
Squarespace – All-in-one solution for anyone looking to create a website.

Job Boards

Government of Canada Job Bank 
Career Options During COVID-19
Work in Culture 
FYI Music
Canadian Live Music Association
Canadian University Music Society
Orchestras Canada
ACCES Employment
Artists in Canada Job Board
Jobs in Alberta
WorkBC Job Board
Manitoba Start Job Board
New Brunswick Job Board
Newfoundland Labrador Career Centre
Northwest Territories Job Search
Jobs at Nova Scotia
Nunavut Public Jobs
Ontario Jobs
Quebec Job Bank
SaskJobs (Saskatchewan Job Board)
YuWin Yukon Job Board

Remote/Temporary Job Opportunities

Virtual Vocations
Remote OK
Skip the Drive
Working Nomads


Canadian Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council
Toronto Arts Council


FACTOR’s Guide to Music Funding
FACTOR’s Pocket Guide 2020-2021

*This resource list is a working document that we will continue to update as we discover new resources. This list is a starting point, not the be-all end-all. Please reach out to rkailey@unisonfund.ca if you have resources you think should be added to the list/a link doesn’t work/you’re concerned about a particular resource I’ve linked.