Community Support WorkerNorQuest College
About this Program
Level: Certificate in Community Support Worker
Discpline: Social Work
Length: 2 semestersCheck My Eligibility
The Community Support Worker program is an eight-month certificate designed to develop fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes in students to work with marginalized communities and individuals. Graduates are expected to work at the front line of human-service delivery settings. The following are some of the agencies and organizations that provide these services: street work organizations group homes emergency shelters settlement agencies cultural organizations child and family service agencies Indigenous service agencies cultural societies personal and in-home supports for persons with disabilities services that support older adults
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.