What Human Services Graduates Do
A career in Human Services
Graduates work in clinics, hospitals, shelters and group homes performing a wide variety of tasks including assessing client needs, organizing and leading group activities. They work with clients, family members and healthcare providers to maximize client well-being. Graduates work in roles such as mental health aide, social work assistant, life skills counselor, case management aide and community outreach worker.
Human Services job responsibilities
The specific job responsibilities may vary to include case management, social work, counseling, advocacy and community organizing. Human services workers may provide emotional support, help clients establish program eligibility and arrange for client transportation.
The skills you need
Careers in human services demand leadership skills, effective communication skills and a strong sense of responsibility. People who choose careers in human services are understanding and have a strong desire to help others.