Connect with compassion and make a difference in the lives of others. Gain the communication skills, theoretical knowledge and practical skills to support children, adults and families in your community through community support and social justice.
Human services workers help people through work in the
community support, educational assistance, social services and
Social services workers help individuals access services from
agencies, including such as financial assistance, family support,
mental health and other community-based programs.
The NIC Advantage
- Community-based partnerships and research opportunities
- Workplace practicums to build your professional network
- Indigenous-informed curriculum
- Transfer opportunities to Bachelor’s degrees in social work, education, and child/youth programs
The program was fun but also very challenging. You’re learning how to walk alongside and support people who are experiencing different issues and situations that affect their lives. The instructors were very supportive and the practicums were rewarding and helpful in developing my skills and applying the theory and knowledge I was learning in class.
NIC Social Services diploma alumna