Managers in Social, Community and Correctional Services

(NOC 0423)
 

Career Description

Managers in social, community and correctional services plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the programs and activities of social service and community agencies, correctional institutions, counselling departments, labour organizations, professional associations, political parties and non-governmental organizations.

Duties May Include


  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the delivery of social and community service programs such as income maintenance, children's aid and emergency housing services
  • Manage the operations and activities of social and community centres, correctional facilities and detention centres
  • Administer the programs of non-governmental organizations involved with social issues such as health care, human rights, consumer protection, international development and environmental protection
  • Administer programs of membership organizations such as political parties, labour organizations, business and professional associations
  • Establish administrative procedures to meet objectives set by board of directors or senior management
  • Direct and advise professional and non-professional staff delivering services and programs to the general public and to the organization or association membership
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for programs, equipment and support services
  • Represent their respective organizations for the purpose of government liaison and media relations
  • Participate in policy development by preparing reports and briefs for management committees and working groups
  • Hire and provide training for professional and non-professional staff.

Examples of Titles

Association director
Child welfare services administrator
Family Social Worker
social services planning manager - government services
Trade Commissioner
Volunteer Services Manager

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

King's University College
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Social Work Master
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University of York
York, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Social Work Master; Honours
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Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
Youth & Community Work - PgD / Education: Youth and Community Work - MA Master
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Robert Gordon University - Graduate Programs
Aberdeen, Scotland, GB

Related Program(s):
Social Work Master
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University of East Anglia - Graduate Studies
Norwich, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Postgraduate Research in Social Work (MPhil) Master
Social Work Master
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Modified on February 20, 2020