Social and Community Service Workers

(NOC 4212)
 

What do Social and Community Service Workers do?

Social and community service workers administer and implement a variety of social assistance programs and community services, and assist clients to deal with personal and social problems.

How to become: Social and Community Service Workers


  • Completion of a college or university program in social work, child and youth care, psychology or other social science or health-related discipline is usually required.
  • Previous work experience in a social service environment as a volunteer or in a support capacity may replace formal education requirements for some occupations in this unit group.
  • Social service workers may be required to be a member of a provincial regulatory body in some provinces.

Where to study for a career as: Social and Community Service Workers

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Social Work (B.A.) Bachelor
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Child and Youth Studies Bachelor; Honours
Child and Youth Studies Bachelor
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University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Community Social Services Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Social Service Worker Diploma
Child and Youth Care Diploma; Advanced
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Addiction and Mental Health Worker Diploma
Child and Youth Care Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Social and Community Service Workers make?

Low:
$33,280
Average:
$47,840
High:
$71,115

Job openings for Social and Community Service Workers

Job Seekers:
64,200
Job Openings:
67,800