INTERPERSONAL, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
Arlington Heights // Carter-Riverside // Eastern Hills // Trimble Technical
Community Worker is one of the career choices for this career focus.
Community Workers support people in need. They help provide food, shelter, health care, company, and hope.
- Earnings Range: $18,000 – 45,000
Level of Education
- High School
- 2-Year College or Technical Training
- 4-Year College or University
- Interview clients to determine if they’re eligible for social assistance
- Refer clients to resources to help them with problems such as homelessness or addiction
- Provide emotional support to clients
- Keep records and monitor clients’ progress
- Some fundraise, educate the public, or manage other workers
Attributes & Abilities
- Patient and compassionate
- Emotionally mature and responsible
- Leadership abilities
- Communication skills
- An interest in social issues
- Employers include halfway houses, correctional facilities, outreach groups, hospitals and clinics, shelters, and social service agencies
- Work with nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other professionals
- The work can be challenging and exhausting
- The work can be stressful and emotionally draining
- Some work shifts, including nights
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