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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Community Worker – Outreach and Development

Bring positive change to communities from the grassroots up.

Learning Outcomes

Program Outcomes:

  • Work with communities to build change strategies that promote social and economic justice and challenge patterns of oppression and discrimination.
  • Create a community engagement plan utilizing principles of community leadership and volunteer management.
  • Plan, design and manage a fundraising project using creative and effective techniques and strategies.
  • Develop competency in community work roles ranging from direct service to classical advocacy and organizing.
  • Analyze social inequalities and demonstrate creativity in meeting community needs.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, supervisors, and community partners.
  • Develop a community outreach plan in response to a community issue using marketing techniques with a social justice lens.
  • Facilitate conflict resolution and consensus building among groups and individuals through effective mediation strategies and skills.