Family and Community Services


Government Programs Interviewers

determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.
$47990
No degree required
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Religious Activities Directors

coordinate or design programs and conduct outreach to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling, guidance, and leadership relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
$52660
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Community Health Workers

promote health within a community by assisting individuals to adopt healthy behaviors. Serve as an advocate for the health needs of individuals by assisting community residents in effectively communicating with healthcare providers or social service agencies. Act as liaison or advocate and implement programs that promote, maintain, and improve individual and overall community health. May deliver health-related preventive services such as blood pressure, glaucoma, and hearing screenings. May collect data to help identify community health needs.
$46000
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Clergy

conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
$56560
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Health Educators

provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Use data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May link health systems, health providers, insurers, and patients to address individual and population health needs. May serve as resource to assist individuals, other health professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.
$62120
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Social and Human Service Assistants

assist other social and human service providers in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.
$38230
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Interest Match


CPS Social Workers

provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.
$52370
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Healthcare Social Workers

provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family caregivers. Provide patients with information and counseling, and make referrals for other services. May also provide case and care management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.
$60470
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

City and Regional Planning Aides

compile data from various sources, such as maps, reports, and field and file investigations, for use by city planner in making planning studies.
$53560
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match


Social Science Research Assistants

assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management.
$53560
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Political Scientists

study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decisionmaking, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
$124100
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
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Social and Community Service Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization’s budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
$75140
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Emergency Management Directors

plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.
$84310
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Legislators

develop, introduce, or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, state, or federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.
$53560
Associate’s degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match