Student Work Placements
NOTE: Fall 2023 student placement positions are now filled, however you can apply for January 2024 using the form below.
North York Women’s Centre is committed to providing students with meaningful, engaging and experiential learning opportunities and a practicum experience where they can gain skills in a women-led, women-focused non-profit setting. (NYWC strives to be accessible to all woman-identifying and gender-diverse people.)
Through student work placements, NYWC provides training, supervision, guidance and evaluation to students to ensure a successful experience, benefiting those students as well as our clients and community. Students apply knowledge gained in the classroom to our workplace, thereby contributing to the goals of our organization.
We have welcomed students from a range of college and university programs, including:
- Ryerson University: (Internationally Educated Social Work Professionals (IESW) Bridging Program)
- University of Guelph
- University of Toronto: (International Development Studies & Social Work)
- Western University
- York University (Internship Awards & Practicum)
- George Brown College: (Community Worker Program &
Assaulted Women's and Children's Counsellor/Advocate Program)
- Humber College
- Seneca College
Before you apply for a placement, we encourage you to learn about NYWC and our different programs and services. We also encourage you to check with your school or program to ensure the placement is a fit. Eligibility requirements will vary from placement to placement.
Once you are sure that this placement is a good fit, please apply using the form below. It may take several weeks for us to get back to you, depending on the number of applications received. Please note that due to the large volume of applications, we are only able to contact those candidates who are selected for an interview.
Accessibility of Our Women’s Programs
North York Women’s Centre recognizes the dignity and worth of all people and is committed to providing services fairly and equitably. NYWC strives to be accessible to all women and gender-diverse people regardless of their race, ancestry, colour, creed, ethnicity, place of origin, citizenship, immigration status, age, disability, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, political affiliation, religious affiliation, literacy level, language and/or socio-economic status. We aim to create a harmonious environment free from discrimination, harassment and hate.
Talk with us about accommodations you need to participate fully in our programs and services.