Career of the Week: Family Services Social Worker

Are you interested in helping others? Do you want to use your Family Social Science skills to help others improve their lives or current situations? If the answer is yes, then you may want to consider a career as a Family Social Worker.
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A Bachelor’s Degree in Family Social Science will prepare you for an entry-level position as a Family Social Worker. This field is expected to grow at a fast rate in upcoming years so job prospects look very positive. It is also a terrific field for anyone interested in working for government agencies or non-profits, as these providers often offer social work services.
What does a Family Social Worker do? Family Social workers assist families in need by helping them find services and resources. For example, a Family Social Worker may assist a family in finding daycare or housing options but also offer advice and assistance as they experience difficult changes in their lives. This is a great position for anyone interested in family dynamics or working with adults and children.
Check out these websites for further info:
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/21-1021.00
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/social-workers.htm