Social and community service workers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4212  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Social and community service workers administer and implement a variety of social assistance programs and community services, and assist clients to deal with personal and social problems. They are employed by social service and government agencies, mental health agencies, group homes, shelters, substance abuse centres, school boards, correctional facilities and other establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aboriginal Centre Co-ordinator
  • Aboriginal Outreach Officer - Social Services
  • Aboriginal Outreach Worker
  • Addictions Worker
  • Addictions Worker - Compulsive Gambling
  • Case Aide - Social Services
  • Certified Return-to-work Co-ordinator - Disability Management
  • Certified Return-to-work Facilitator - Disability Management
  • Child And Youth Worker
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Child-care Worker (except Day Care)
  • Community And Social Services Worker
  • Community Centre Co-ordinator
  • Community Centre Worker
  • Community Counsellor - Social Services
  • Community Development Worker
  • Community Liaison Worker
  • Community Mental Health Worker
  • Community Organization Worker
  • Community Rehabilitation Worker
  • Community Service Worker
  • Community Services Officer - Social Services
  • Community Worker
  • Crisis Intervention Worker
  • Detention Home Worker
  • Development Service Worker
  • Developmental Service Worker
  • Disability Management Worker
  • Drop-in Centre Worker
  • Drug Addiction Worker
  • Eligibility Co-ordinator - Social Assistance
  • Eligibility Co-ordinator - Welfare
  • Exceptional-child-care Worker (except Day Care)
  • Family Service Worker
  • Financial Assistance Officer - Social Assistance
  • Financial Assistance Worker - Social Services
  • Group Home Operator
  • Group Home Worker
  • Halfway House Supervisor
  • Halfway House Worker
  • Help Centre Supervisor - Social Services
  • Hostel Co-ordinator
  • Hostel Outreach Worker
  • Income Maintenance Officer - Social Services
  • Independent Living Instructor
  • Intellectual Disabilities Worker
  • Itinerant Support Service Worker
  • Life Skills Coach
  • Life Skills Instructor
  • Meals-on-wheels Worker
  • Mental Health Proctor
  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Native Centre Co-ordinator
  • Native Community Worker
  • Native Outreach Officer - Social Services
  • Native Outreach Worker
  • Neighbourhood Worker - Social Services
  • Peer Support Worker
  • Personal Skills Development Instructor - Social Services
  • Psychological Assistant
  • Registered Social Service Worker
  • Rehabilitation Officer - Social Services
  • Rehabilitation Service Worker
  • Rehabilitation Worker - Social Services
  • Residence Co-ordinator - Group Home
  • Residential Counsellor - Group Home
  • Return-to-work Co-ordinator - Disability Management
  • Return-to-work Facilitator - Disability Management
  • Settlement Worker - Community Services
  • Shelter Supervisor - Social Services
  • Shelter Workshop Supervisor
  • Social Aid Officer
  • Social Animator
  • Social Assistance Officer
  • Social Rehabilitation Officer
  • Social Rehabilitation Technician
  • Social Rehabilitation Worker
  • Social Services Assistant
  • Social Services Volunteer Co-ordinator
  • Social Services Worker
  • Social Welfare Officer
  • Special Education Technician - Social And Community Services
  • Street Outreach Worker
  • Streetworker - Social Services
  • Substance Abuse Worker
  • Supervised Access Worker
  • Transition Home Worker - Social Services
  • Transition House Worker - Social Services
  • Veteran Services Officer
  • Veterans' Affairs Field Officer
  • Welfare And Compensation Officer
  • Welfare Organization Supervisor
  • Welfare Worker
  • Women's Centre Co-ordinator - Social Services
  • Women's Centre Program Supervisor - Social Services
  • Women's Centre Supervisor - Social Services
  • Women's Shelter Supervisor
  • Women's Shelter Supervisor - Social Services
  • Youth Development Co-ordinator
  • Youth Hostel Co-ordinator
  • Youth Services Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Youth Worker - Social Services
  • Aboriginal Outreach Worker
  • Addictions Worker
  • Child And Youth Worker
  • Community Development Worker
  • Community Service Worker
  • Crisis Intervention Worker
  • Developmental Service Worker
  • Drop-in Centre Worker
  • Family Service Worker
  • Group Home Worker
  • Income Maintenance Officer - Social Services
  • Life Skills Instructor
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Rehabilitation Worker - Social Services
  • Social Services Worker
  • Veteran Services Officer
  • Welfare And Compensation Officer
  • Women's Shelter Supervisor
  • Youth Worker
  • Residential Counsellor - Group Home
  • Direct Support Worker
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Newcomer Settlement Advisor
  • Outreach Worker
  • Support Service Attendant
  • Social Service/Addiction Worker

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for social and community service workers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for social and community service workers.

Gender Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (111 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for social and community service workers.

$0.00
Lowest Observed
$76,050.00
Highest Observed
$35,158.00
25th Percentile
$43,720.44
Average
$42,802.00
Median
$54,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for social and community service workers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 0
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for social and community service workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 0
Part Time 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for social and community service workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 0
Female 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for social and community service workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 0
Self Employed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for social and community service workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 0
Unemployed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for social and community service workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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