Human Services Assignment

Sep 23rd, 2014
Price: $10 USD

Question description

Go to an online career/employment site, such as, or, and search for jobs in human services.

Examples of job titles in human services are:

Sample job titles for associate degrees

Life skills instructor

Social service assistant

Child advocate

Adult day care worker

Case management aide

Community outreach worker

Gerontology aide

Sample job titles for bachelor degrees

Case manager

Human services administrator

Adult services worker

Child welfare worker

Program officer

Elderly services provider

After you have explored the job listings, choose two of the jobs that interest you.

Then, for each job, complete the following using the template provided:

1.  List the job title and job description.

2.  List the skills needed for the job, taken both from the job description and your own analysis of the job. Be sure to list at least five skills, three of which are specific skills in the field of human services.

3.  In your own words, explain why each skill listed in question two would be needed to succeed in the position you have selected.

4.  Discuss which social issues contribute to the need for each job that you have selected. For example, if you selected a child welfare worker, you could discuss the social issues of poverty, homelessness, abuse, and/or neglect.

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