Social Service Community Worker

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees
WoodstockSeptember 2021 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International
St. AndrewsSeptember 2021 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International
MonctonSeptember 2021 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International
Fredericton September 2021 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International
Saint JohnSeptember 2021 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International
MiramichiSeptember 2021 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International

Program Overview

The Social Service Community Worker program prepares learners for a career in the social and human services fields. By working with and supporting the well-being of individuals, families, and communities, graduates can bring about meaningful change within society.

Learners acquire knowledge and ability in the areas of human development and relations, family dynamics and support, interpersonal communications, counseling, program planning, social policy and legislation, and advocacy. In this program, there’s a focus on how to effectively intervene and work with a diverse clientele who may be experiencing poverty, domestic violence, social, emotional, behavioral or mental health trauma, or other challenging life events.

Within this diploma program, learners also participate in experiential and applied learning opportunities that allow further integration of theory and application.


The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two years of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

    Profile A

  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency or Essential Skills Achievement Pathway: Post-Secondary Entry High School Diploma

    NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies
    International Student Admission Equivalencies

    Career Possibilities

    Social Service Community Worker graduates may find employment as community or family support workers, mental health or outreach workers, behavioural interventionists, residential care workers, intake workers, or case managers. Graduates work in diverse settings including community and refugee centres, emergency shelters, youth employment agencies, hostels, social development agencies, and agencies within the justice system.

    NOC Codes

    0423 - Managers in social, community and correctional services
    4212 - Social and community service workers

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