Skills Social Services Program Officers Supervisor near Sherbrooke (QC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a social services program officers supervisor in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 41403).


  • Develop social programs, social legislation or proposals
  • Supervise professional and support staff and students
  • Plan and co-ordinate social services
  • Conduct demographic, social and economic analyses
  • Provide staff training
  • Conduct research
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Advise consumers on the selection and proper use of consumer goods
  • Counsel individuals on daily-life issues
  • Develop and promote new food products
  • Provide advice in the area of food preparation and storage, and food safety
  • Participate in retail buying, marketing and small business endeavours
  • Identify and assess economic, demographic and social developments and report on implications for housing and related social policy
  • Plan, organize and administer foreign aid and international development policies and programs
  • Develop questionnaires for social survey research
  • Conduct surveys and analyze data
  • Compile and interpret statistics on social issues and policy research
  • Prepare research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Provide consulting services to government and other organizations
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Communication Help - Communication
  • Advising and Consulting
  • Professional Communicating
  • Teaching and Training
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Managing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Analyzing Information
  • Planning
  • Researching and Investigating
  • Projecting Outcomes
Management Help - Management
  • Co-ordinating and Organizing
  • Evaluating


Law and Public Safety Help - Law and Public Safety
  • Public Safety and Security
Social Sciences and Arts Help - Social Sciences and Arts
  • Sociology and Anthropology
Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Statistics
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Marketing
Labour Market Information Survey
Date modified: