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What this job is about

Doing something good for your community: Awesome. Doing something good for your community and actually getting paid for it as your career: Awesomer. As a community service worker, you'll collaborate with any number of community programs, from after-school tutoring to medical programs and community events. As a community service worker, you need to be able to connect with members of your community as you utilize your social perception and get your services to the widest audience possible. Working with budget and time constraints can be frustrating, but it's a rewarding career that lets you flex your compassion muscles while doing good and affecting change where you live.

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What it Takes

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Judgement and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

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