7 great career paths for caring people

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❤️ Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤️

As you reflect on the world’s most loving day, you might be wondering what career paths hold a promising future for someone with a big heart. If you are a caring person or an empath, it is important to you to find a career in which you can help demonstrate love every day.

Here are a few suggestions of careers that are good for loving people like you.

 

1. Social Worker

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Social workers typically focus on a specific setting, such as schools, healthcare institutions, geriatric care, or children and families. Licensed clinical social workers are experts in diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

If you’re a social worker, your career might include:

  • Helping people who have substance abuse disorders
  • Supporting terminally-ill patients
  • Providing support and community resources to survivors of abuse
  • Helping displaced people find benefits in their community

 

2. Home Health Aide

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Home health aides support people who are confined to their homes. They help provide a safe, comfortable, and healthy environment for patients.

If you’re a home health aide, your career might include;

  • Assisting a patient with eating, taking medicine, and hygiene
  • Training families on how to care for their loved one
  • Preparing meals for a patient and running errands
  • Keeping track of a patient’s physical condition for record-keeping

 

3. Non-Profit Administrator

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Non-profit administration is an excellent field for caring people who have a knack for marketing and business. Non-profit administrators are champions for charitable causes.

If you’re a non-profit administrator, your career might include:

  • Organizing fundraisers for your charity
  • Recruiting and organizing volunteers
  • Creating campaigns that encourage awareness and donations
  • Interacting with community members who can provide sponsorship support to your organization

 

4. Public Health Coordinator

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A public health coordinator helps plan essential wellness programs, initiatives, and services in his or her community. Often, these individuals work through government agencies or non-profits and are focused on underprivileged areas.

If you’re a public health coordinator, your career might include:

  • Making sure that people in the community have adequate public health information
  • Creating and implementing health education programs
  • Helping families and individuals access the wellness resources they need
  • Collaborating with other public health and social services organizations/agencies

 

5. Speech Language Pathologist

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Speech language pathologists help people who have communication impairments. They can assist people with stuttering, swallowing disorders, cleft palate, language disorders, and more.

If you’re a speech language pathologist, your career might include:

  • Providing voice and speech therapy to people who are differently-abled
  • Assisting patients who are having trouble with speaking or swallowing after a stroke
  • Conducting screenings and diagnostic evaluations
  • Providing education to family/caregivers

 

6. Veterinarian

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Young professionals who love animals often find rewarding careers as veterinarians.

If you’re a veterinarian, your career might include:

  • Working in a clinic, providing care to pets like cats and dogs
  • Specializing in equine care or food animal care, which entails traveling to farms and stables
  • Treating animal disease and injury via medication, inoculation, or surgery
  • Interfacing with pet owners to help assuage their fears and provide them with information about caring for their pets

 

7. Emergency Medical Technician

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Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) serve a vital role in our society. These first-responders have to keep a cool and confident head in dangerous or emergency situations, while still providing vital care.

If you’re an EMT, your career might include:

  • Providing urgent medical assistance in situations like car accidents, mass tragedies, emergency childbirth, cardiac emergencies, allergic reactions, seizures, and more
  • Transporting patients to a medical facility
  • Reassuring patients and bystanders
  • Working in conjunction with law enforcement and other first-responders

 

 

What other careers are good for loving people? Comment your thoughts below!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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