Nija Jackson, LMSW
It is great that you have achieved your accomplishment of obtaining an Associate's degree in Human Services. This is something to be happy and excited about because you have overcome the challenges to work on getting this degree. To answer your question, there are some job opportunities in the area of Human Services that you can look into. With an Associate's in Human Services, you can obtain employment as a Case Management Assistant; Daycare worker; Intake Specialist; Community Outreach Worker; Direct Care Counselor; Gerontology Aide; Substance Abuse Counselor; Mental Health Aide; Human Services Assistant; Victim Advocate; Teacher Assistant and Social Work Assistant; Residential Counselor; Respite Counselor; Family Assistant; housing coordinator; Public Health Assistant; Customer Service Representative and Youth Worker. If you are considering to pursue a Bachelor's degree, then you are able to obtain more employment opportunities and make more money. Think about furthering your career and educational goals because the salary is mid to high twenties for an Associate's degree unless you are working for the city, state or federal. I hope this will help you.
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