Ryerson Placement Student
Sakinah Mojtahedy is in her fourth year of the Bachelor of Social Work program at Ryerson University. She is very passionate about social justice issues, volunteering, and community outreach. She has ample experience in providing support and services to a diverse clientele through her volunteer work and placements.
Sakinah has volunteered with many organizations to provide front-line work and community outreach to individuals and families. Through her work, she has helped to provide assistance to those experiencing homelessness, children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, respective guardians looking to adopt, and has been a part of various global change initiatives. Sakinah has experience with the Muslim community in Toronto through her leadership and mentoring of high school students during her placement. These diverse volunteer initiatives have affirmed Sakinah’s passion for youth and family services.
Sakinah’s hopes for her placement opportunity at MCASS is to engage in research regarding issues Muslim families face within family services, and the supports that are needed for the betterment of the community. She is also interested in community outreach and providing assistance to families and is eager to take on new responsibilities and tasks!