Social Work Assistant

About the job:

What you do

As a Social Worker, you help other people adjust to the changes and challenges in their lives. You listen to them and offer practical guidelines and advice. You also help them through different welfare programs.


The tough stuff

As a Social Worker, you will have to:

  • Be emotionally strong when dealing with difficult cases
  • Fill in paperwork and be comfortable with other administrative tasks
  • Face challenges related to Women's Mobility
The cool stuff

As a Social Worker, you may get to:

  • Work in different settings, such as schools or hospitals
  • Make a positive different in people's lives
  • Come across opportunities
Typical work hours
  • 35-40 hours per week

The working times for a social worker depend on the project. You may work normal hours in an office, or you may have to visit remote areas to work with people who need support. In that case, the work hours are long too.

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Citizenship
Best high school track(s)
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Personal qualities
  • Understanding what you hear
  • Expressing yourself verbally
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Reasoning & Problem Solving

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required

If you want to pursue a career as a Social Worker, you will need a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or a related field.

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