40030 – Managers in social, community and correctional services



40030 – Managers in social, community and correctional services
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.


Index of titles
Aboriginal centre manager
Assistant vice-president – health, education, social and community services and membership organizations
Association director
Association manager
Bilateral relations manager - social services
Chamber of Commerce administrator
Child welfare services administrator
Child-care centre administrator
Child-care centre director
Children's aid society director
Community arts coordinator
Community centre director
Community centre manager
Community programs director
Community services director
Consumer information director
Correctional institution director
Correctional rehabilitation society director
Correctional services director
Correctional treatment and training director
Counselling services director
Counselling services manager
Detention centre director
Director of counselling
Director of guidance services
Director of operations - housing department
Director of public welfare
Environmental group director
Family resources director
Family services area manager
Group home manager
Guidance director
Guidance services director
Halfway house manager
Homemaker services director - social services
House of Commons chief clerk
Income maintenance director
International program director - cooperative
Labour organization manager
Legislative assembly clerk
Major community projects coordinator
Manufacturers' association manager
Membership services manager
Men's hostel manager
Native centre manager
Non-governmental organization (NGO) manager
Political organization manager
Preschool centre director
Preschool program director
Prison warden
Psychological services director
Public welfare director
Regional correctional administrator
Rehabilitation residential services director
Religious education director
Social assistance director
Social service general manager
Social services area director
Social services centre administrator
Social services centre director
Social services centre manager
Social services department chief
Social services department head
Social services director
Social services district director
Social services local manager
Social services manager
Social services provincial coordinator
Social services regional administrator
Social work director
Teachers' association director general
Trade association manager
Veterans' services director
Vocational rehabilitation unit manager
Volunteer services director
Welfare manager
Welfare organization department director
Welfare organization director
Welfare organization manager
Women's centre manager
Young offender services director


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
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.


Employment requirements
Managers in social, community and correctional services usually require a master's degree in a social science or administrative discipline and several years of experience in a related occupation, such as a community and social service worker, social or health policy researcher, consultant or program officer, probation or parole officer, or social worker.
Managers of associations and membership organizations require extensive experience in a related occupation, trade or industry.


Additional information
Progression to senior management positions in social, community and correctional services is possible with additional training and experience.


Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration (40010)
Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations (00013)