In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Overseeing and coordinating social service programs, and managing employees who provide the services.
- Working with key stakeholders to identify and meet the needs of the community.
- Must have work experience as a social worker or in a related field.
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Typically requires a bachelor’s degree, although some employers prefer a master’s degree. Even if it is not required, obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Certification is not required.
Licensure is not required to work as a Social Service or Community Service Manager.