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Non-Profit Education SHSM

Interested in becoming a Non-Profit Education SHSM student? Talk to your teacher or guidance department today!

  • The SHSM Non-Profit Education stream is designed to provide opportunities to explore careers in education (including but not limited to teaching).

  • In the Specialist High Skills Major – Non-Profit Education program, students can focus on a career
    pathway that matches their skills and interests.

  • Students will get a better understanding of the Non-Profit Education sector through course selections
    and opportunities to connect their in-school learning to real world environments, including
    Co-op work experience, postsecondary reach ahead experiences, industry-based experiential
    learning, training and certifications.

  • At graduation, students will receive a specially designated diploma.

The SHSM - Non-Profit program may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

  • Conference and event planners 
  • Early childhood educators 
  • Educational assistants 
  • Social and community service workers


  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
  • Administrative officers
  • Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
  • Facility operation and maintenance managers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Instructors of persons with disabilities
  • Other administrative services managers
  • Other business services managers
  • Social policy researchers, consultants, and program officers 


  • Authors and writers
  • Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
  • Elementary school and kindergarden school teachers
  • Managers in social, community, and correctional services 
  • Professional occupations in advertising, marketing, and public relations
  • Secondary school teachers 
  • Social policy researchers, consultants, and program officers


  • Conference and event planners
  • General office support workers
  • Other administrative services managers
  • Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport, and fitness
  • Receptionists
  • Social and community service workers

The Non-Profit SHSM will also provide students with opportunities to earn an assortment of trainings and certifications specific to the sector. These may include:

  • first aid/CPR/AED awareness
  • health and safety – basic
  • communication skills,
  • leadership skills
  • equity and inclusion,
  • group dynamics
  • anti-oppression and allyship training
  • conflict resolution
  • event coordination
  • incident management
  • behaviour management