Did you know the average wage for Community Support Workers (CSWs) is $21.92/hour in Ontario?
Do you have a passion for helping individuals who have personal or social challenges cope and find solutions? Do you enjoy working as part of a wider healthcare team to support those who have varying levels of ability?
If so, then a career as a Community Support Worker may be right for you.
As a Community Support Worker, your job is to help assess the needs of your clients, develop appropriate interventions and implement targeted support strategies.
CSW’s work in a variety of settings with clients who need help in their day to day lives. For example, CSW’s can work in both the public and private sectors in Windsor, Ontario and throughout the rest of Canada.
You’ll gain hands-on practical experience throughout the Community Support Worker course. Your instructors are experts in their field who actively work in their profession. They bring in real life examples of how to apply the theory you are learning in each class.
Throughout the Community Support Worker course, you will learn skills such as:
At the end of your Community Support Worker program, you will complete a six-week Community Support Worker internship allowing you to apply what you’ve learned. Your internship gives you a step above your competition with the real-world experience you gained. And from time to time, your internship can lead to employment.
Your goal of going to school is to prepare for a career that you love and can enjoy for years to come. The hardest part of graduating is finding your first position in your new career. The Canadian College of Health, Science and Technology is there for you to get you going in the right direction. The college has a dedicated Career Services department which offers:
The college acts as a hub connecting you to a variety of employment resources in Windsor to help move you from student to professional.