Are you looking to make a difference in people's lives or in your community?

The following types of careers are a great fit for individuals who possess skills with people, research, and writing and help put them to use for a good cause:

  • Mental Health, Family, or Rehabilitation Counselors

  • School and Career Counselors

  • Social Worker, Human Service Assistant, Community Service Managers

  • Human Resources/Public Relations Specialists

  • Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

  • Urban and Regional Planners, Survey Researchers

  • Clergy

  • Grant Writer, Fundraising and Development

  • Policy Analyst, Market Research Analyst

Typical careers in community development & social services

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