Community services offer a range of medical, residential and social assistance programs to local people. This sector is focused on supporting the wellbeing of others. Specifically, those engaged in community services may be social workers, counsellors, aged care workers or childcare workers. Those who are engaged in this type of work tend to be compassionate, caring people. Helping others in need can be a very rewarding career path.
With flexible opportunities to work full-time or part-time, this can be an attractive line of work. Carers or counsellors may support individual clients or groups, through government programs or not-for-profit organisations. In an increasingly fast-paced and stressful world, technology has become both a stressor and means to offer healing. Some community services may be provided over the phone or online, so opportunities for remote work also exist.