All Becoming-a-community-services-worker Posts

Explore our Community Services Worker Program with Instructor, Cindy Palmer

Jun 20, 2019 4:27:33 PM

Community Services Worker instructor, Cindy Palmer (centre, red dress) with her students at the Herzing College Toronto campus

There's steady demand for community services workers in the GTA right now. In fact, employment in this field has seen strong growth over the past decade, all across Ontario.

Community services workers (CSWs) support at-risk, vulnerable populations in many different kinds of settings. They work in the health care and social assistance sectors—at group homes, shelters, schools, and with community organizations.

Considering this career path? Have questions about training and job options?

Cindy Palmer is the perfect person to talk to. She teaches the Community Services Worker program at Herzing College, and has extensive experience in the social work field.

Which Life-Skills Will You Teach as a Community Services Worker?

Dec 11, 2018 3:11:46 PM

What exactly qualifies as "life skills"? For many of us, these are abilities we start learning as children, and build on as we enter adulthood and become increasingly independent.

Becoming a Community Services Worker: Training & Careers in Toronto

Nov 2, 2018 8:39:04 AM

Working in community services is a true calling. The people we meet who are inspired to follow this path are deeply motivated to make a positive difference in their communities.

It's not just about getting a job, or earning a regular paycheck—it's about finding a career where you can advocate for, and truly help, society's most vulnerable populations.

If you're considering becoming a community services worker, you probably feel a strong commitment to social justice, human rights, and equal access to opportunities.

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