Local Employment Requirements
For positions involving fieldwork, applicants normally require a driver's licence and their own transportation.
There are often specific abilities, aptitudes and knowledge that are prerequisites to obtain employment in an occupation.
Most employers who advertise are looking for workers who have the following experience and skills:
Provide personal services support to persons with special needs. Resolve conflict situations.
Housekeeping activities. Food preparation. Administrative and office activities.
Oral communication, working with others, problem solving, job task planning and organizing, writing, reading text, document use, critical thinking, decision making, continuous learning.
Detailed profiles, requirements and application and admissions information.
- CEGEPs, Colleges and Universities
Find the school that best suits your needs.
Information on scholarships, bursaries, grants, and other forms of financial assistance.
Some community worker positions may simply require previous work experience in the field, while others require completion of a college or university program in one of the social science disciplines.
The following link provides information on social science programs at Ontario colleges:
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) provides a list of approved social service work programs offered in Ontario on their Web site under 'Registration'.