Job description Regional Administrator, Social Services in Saskatchewan

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 0423).

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

  • 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.

Job titles

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

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