Job description Regional Administrator, Social Services in Prince Edward Island

Find out what work is like for a regional administrator, social services in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Managers in social, community and correctional services (NOC 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.

Job 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.

Job titles

  • association director
  • child welfare services administrator
  • children's aid society director
  • community centre director
  • correctional institution director
  • correctional treatment and training director
  • detention centre director
  • environmental group director
  • family services area manager
  • income maintenance director
  • labour organization manager
  • membership services manager
  • political organization manager
  • prison warden
  • social assistance director
  • social services regional administrator
  • social work director
  • trade association manager
  • volunteer services director

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