• Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Human Services
  • Social and human service assistants help people get through difficult times or obtain additional support. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.

    What do they typically do

    • Work under the direction of social workers, psychologists, or others in management or supervision
    • Help determine what type of help their clients need
    • Visit individuals in homes or attend group meetings to provide information on agency services, requirements, or procedures
    • Work with clients and other professionals to develop a treatment plan
    • Help clients get assistance with daily activities such as eating and bathing
    • Keep records or prepare and submit reports about visits with clients
    • Research services available to clients in their communities
    • Advise clients about eligibility for services such as food stamps and Medicaid

    Number of Jobs

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    Job Growth +1.6%
    Job Opening 1,179

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
      Associated Programs or Majors
      • NA
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