Non-Profit

Canada is home to the second largest non-profit workforce in the world, with 161,000 different organizations contributing $112 billion to our economy, each year. There are 11.8 million volunteers and two million paid employees working in the non-profit sector. Occupations in this sector are wide-ranging with varying education and skill requirements. This program involves our students in community development through a variety of experiential learning and cooperative education experiences working within this sector. Placements include Hamilton Police Services, Law Offices, Childrens’ Aid Society. Our program includes an interdisciplinary curriculum pooling knowledge from Business, Canadian and World Studies, Environmental and Social Science.

GRADE 11 AND 12 COURSES INCLUDE:

  • Canadian and World Studies - History and Geography
  • Social Science - Working with Children and Families, Philosophy, Family Studies, Introduction to Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology
  • World Religion
  • Environmental Science

BENEFITS OF THE SHSM:

  • Sector-specific knowledge, skills and certifications
  • Valued by postsecondary educational institutions
  • Built-in flexibility
  • Post-secondary "reach ahead" experiences
  • Work experiences and cooperative education
  • 21st century industry standards
WHERE IS NON-PROFIT OFFERED?
  • Bishop Ryan
  • Bishop Tonnos
  • Cardinal Newman
  • Cathedral
  • St. Jean de Brebeuf
  • St. Mary
  • St. Thomas More