What is the Human Services Cluster?
People working in the Human Services cluster provide protective,
social, educational, and community services. They provide assistance
to individuals, families and communities. People in this cluster
provide services to help, protect, educate and nurture. This
includes careers in social services, education, legal and protective
What do people do on the
job in this cluster?
People working in this cluster provide support to help others.
People in social work may provide face-to-face counseling or develop
service plans to care for someone over a period of time or
coordinate with other service organizations to provide assistance to
help an individual or family. Teachers and librarians educate others
in public and private school systems, in colleges and universities
and in other educational and training settings. Those in law
enforcement and military careers protect.
Where do they work?
Where there are people, there are individuals working in Human
Services careers. They work behind desks in offices and classrooms.
They work with groups of people in community centers and hospitals.
They work with families in their familiesí homes. People working on
a police force or in the military provide protection virtually
What kind of preparation do I need and
what is the salary range for these occupations?
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educational occupations within this cluster
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