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The SHSM–Non-profit enables students to build a foundation of career-focused knowledge and skills before graduating and entering apprenticeship training, college, university, or the workplace. Students will develop skills in the areas of problem-solving, analysis, communication, cooperation, ethical values, consciousness, and citizenship. Schools may focus on different areas within the sector, such as on international development or community action.

The Non-Profit SHSM is currently offered at Glendale and Saltfleet District.

Bundle of Grade 11 and 12 Courses

  • Four sector-specific courses such as Interdisciplinary studies, Raising Healthy Children, Leadership and Peer Support, World History, International Business Fundamentals
  • Three other required courses: English, Math and Business or Science
  • Two Cooperative Education credits connected to a non-profit placement
    • Coop placements could include working at places like Good Shepherd, Wesley Urban Ministries, SPCA, YMCA, YWCA, Habitat for Humanity, seniors centres, childcare centres, Kiwanis and Neighbour to Neighbour

Speak to your guidance counsellor or SHSM subject teachers for specific pathway courses for your school

Credits

Apprenticeship Training
Grades 11-12

College
Grades 11-12

University
Grades 11-12

Workplace
Grades 11-12

Major Credits
One credit may be substituted with a cooperative education credit (additional to the 2 required co-op credits)
4
Including at least one Gr. 11 and one Gr. 12 credit
4
Including at least one Gr. 11 and one Gr. 12 credit
4
Including at least one Gr. 11 and one Gr. 12 credit
4
Including at least one Gr. 11 and one Gr. 12 credit
English including a CLA 1 1 1 1
Mathematics including a CLA 1 1 1 1
Business Studies or Science including a CLA
May be substituted with 1 cooperative education credit (additional to the 2 required co-op credits)
1 1 1 1
Cooperative Education 2 2 2 2
Total number of credits 9 9 9 9

Certifications

Four (4) compulsory

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level C – includes automated external defibrillation (AED) ethical considerations Standard First Aid Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) – generic (i.e., not site- specific) instruction

 

Three (3) electives from the list below

behaviour management communications skills compass/map/global positioning system (GPS) conflict resolution
customer service environmental awareness equity and inclusion event coordination
fundraising group dynamics incident management legal/administrative procedures
leadership skills mental health awareness non-violent crisis intervention personality inventory
portfolio development project management proposal/grant writing sector-specific software 1
self-defence social media networking successful exhibiting wilderness first aid

Experiential Learning Opportunities

  • Attending a non-profit presented conference, workshop, or career fair.
  • Visiting or volunteering with a non-profit organization.
  • Organizing an awareness or fundraising initiative in the school or community.
  • Job shadowing, job twinning or short-term work experience with an industry professional

Reach Ahead Examples

  • Volunteer experience with a non-profit organization
  • Organization of an awareness or fundraising initiative in the school or community
  • Attendance at a conference or workshop presented by a non-profit organization
  • Job shadowing, job twinning or short-term work experience with an industry professional

Occupations in the Non-Profit Sector

The following table provides examples of occupations in the arts and culture sector, with corresponding National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes, sorted according to the type of postsecondary education or training the occupations would normally require.

Apprenticeship Training

College

• Conference and Event Planner 1226
  • Administrative Officer 1221
  • Business Manager – Non-profit Organization 0114
  • Fundraising Consultant 5124
  • Rural Development Officer 4163

University

Workplace

  • Community Social Development Officer 4164
  • Public Affairs Officer 5124
  • Social Policy Researcher Consultant and Program
  • Officer 4164
  • Social Services Planner/Researcher 4164
  • Developmental Service Worker 4212
  • Festival Organizer 1226
  • Office Manager- Non-profit Organization 0114
Updated on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
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