The Calgary Drop-In Centre offers a variety of opportunities for students to join us to complete their practicum placement. We strive to offer a diverse and inclusive team environment where students have the support needed to develop their skills and put their knowledge into practice.

We have existing relationships with a wide range of public and private post-secondary institutions to place students, including:

  • ABES College
  • ABM College
  • AGA Academy
  • Bow Valley College
  • CDI College
  • Mohawk College
  • Mount Royal University
  • Reeves College
  • Sundance College

Don’t see your school listed above? We are always looking to develop new relationships with new schools and programs. If you think your practicum requirements would align with the work we do, please do not hesitate to reach out. We will be happy to work with your school to see if our program is an appropriate fit.

If you are interested in completing your practicum with us and supporting our vision of “a community where everyone can find their home,” please fill out our application form found below. If you have any questions prior to submitting your application, please contact us at

Practicum Application Form

PLEASE NOTE: while practicum positions do not normally consist of front-line work, it is important for us to tell you that front-line staff are exposed to emotionally disturbing events, such as: medical distress, threatened and/or actual serious injury, violence, abuse, and death; where clients may be experiencing fear, terror, hopelessness, rage, self-harm and conflict.

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