Social and Human Service Assistants
Also known as
The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
High school diploma or equivalent
People in this occupation tend to earn between $14.49 to $21.40 per hour
Cost of Living
A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.
Daily Work Activities
- Write reports or evaluations.
- Maintain social services program records.
- Present social services program information to the public.
- Refer clients to community or social service programs.
- Visit individuals in their homes to provide support or information.
Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.
- Commission for Case Manager Certification - Case Manager Certification - Core
- Institute for Recovery and Community Integration - Certified Peer Specialist - Advanced
- Community Action Partnership - Certified Community Action Professional - Core
- National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals - Certified Employment Support Specialist - Core
- American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences - Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences - Advanced
- American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences - Certified Personal and Family Finance Educator - Advanced
- International Association of Workforce Professionals - Certified Workforce Professional - Advanced