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Post-secondary Programs/Occupations in the Non-Profit Sector

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Potential career opportunities in the non-profit sector are broad and thus there are many pathways to a career in the non-profit sector. This is only a short list of those opportunities. Take some time to explore Career Cruising or talk to your guidance counsellor for more information.

Apprenticeship Training

Aboriginal Child Development Practitioner
Child Development Practitioner
Child and Youth Worker
Developmental Service Worker
Educational Assistant
Special Events Coordinator



Aboriginal Community Advocacy
Addiction Counsellor
American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
Applied Museum Studies
Arts Management
Autism and Behavioural Sciences
Bachelor of Child Development
Career Development Practitioner
Child and Youth Worker
Community and Justice Services
Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management
Developmental Service Worker
Early Childhood Education/Assistant
Educational Assistant
Event Management
Fitness and Health Promotion
Fundraising Management
Funeral Director
Health, Wellness and Fitness
International Development
Mental Health and Addiction Worker
Museum Management and Curatorship
Native Child and Family Services
Peace and Conflict Studies
Personal Support Worker
Police Foundations
Practical Nursing
Public Relations
Recreation and Leisure Services
Recreation Therapy
Social Service Worker
Social Service Worker – Gerontology
Social Service Worker – Immigrants and Refugees
Special Events Planning
Workplace Health and Wellness Promotion


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Aboriginal Education
Adult Development
Child, Youth and Family
Children Studies
Communication, Culture and Information Technology
Community Development
Concurrent Education (BA/Ed or BSc/BEd)
Conflict Studies
Criminal Justice and Social Policy
Cultural Studies
Disability Studies and Psychology
Early Childhood Studies
Environmental Studies
Family Studies
Forensic Science
Gender and Women’s Studies
Global and International Studies
Health Promotion
Human Ecology
Human Rights and Human Diversity
Indigenous Social Work
International Relations and Developmental Studies
International Studies
Law and Justice
Law and Society
Native Education
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Affairs and Policy Management
Public Relations
Social Development Studies
Social Justice and Peace Studies
Social Science
Social Work
Urban and Regional Planning
Women’s Studies


Community Care Worker
Recreation/ Activity Leader
Volunteer Recruitment Intern
Special Events Planner
Volunteer Resources Administrative Assistant
Updated on Thursday, March 23, 2023.
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