Human Services

5 Types of Nonprofit Organizations

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on August 25, 2016  /   Posted in Human Services

Approximately 2.3 million nonprofits operate in the United States, according to the Urban Institute. Furthermore, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that nonprofit jobs account for about 10.3 percent of private sector employment. With nonprofits representing a significant segment of the economy, it is no surprise that those that fit the definition are substantially varied

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Which Types of Human Services Careers are Right for You?

Posted by Tricia Hussung on August 06, 2014  /   Posted in Human Services

There are two basic categories of human services jobs: direct and administrative. As someone who is interested in human services, you know that you want to help others with your career. However, in a dynamic and interdisciplinary field like human services, it can be difficult to know what career path you should choose. There are

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Your Online Resource for Georgia Non-Profit Jobs

Posted by Tricia Hussung on May 21, 2014  /   Posted in Human Services

Your human services degree qualifies you for a variety of nonprofit jobs. The type of organization you decide to work for depends largely on your own passions—that’s one of the great things about working in the social services industry. Because nonprofit organizations, unlike public and private companies, don’t operate to earn the most revenue, their

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How Human Services Professionals Make a Difference

Posted by admin on May 16, 2014  /   Posted in Human Services

In an interdisciplinary field like human services, professionals find many ways to make a difference, both in the lives of their clients and in their communities. For the wide variety of individuals that receive help and support from the network of agencies and organizations, human services employees are vital to everyday life. Because it is

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Human Services Myths: Debunked

Posted by Tricia Hussung on April 28, 2014  /   Posted in Human Services

There is a lot more to the human services profession than you might realize. Misconceptions and myths abound about this relatively new field, and as a result you might feel intimidated or unsure about whether a career in human services is right for you. At Shorter University Online, we want to make sure that you

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