Job prospects Community And Social Services Worker near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Social and community service workers near Calgary (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a community and social services worker.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

community and social services worker
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Social and community service workers (NOC 4212) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Social and community service workers in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 5,050 people work in this occupation.
  • Social and community service workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 64%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 11%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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