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Careers if you like helping people

Author: Gail Snyder
Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Career discovery.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For some people, a good salary is not nearly as important as doing work that matters by helping to make other people s lives better. Careers in social work, teaching, medicine, and emergency response, among others, let people see the impact they are making on individuals they assist in addition to receiving a paycheck. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile works
Young adult non-fiction
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Snyder, Gail.
Careers if you like helping people.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2018
(DLC) 2017012110
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Snyder
ISBN: 9781682821367 1682821366
OCLC Number: 975998309
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Addiction counselor --
Adult literacy teacher --
Firefighter --
Nurse-midwife --
Occupational therapist --
Social worker --
Speech-language pathologist --
Special education teacher.
Series Title: Career discovery.
Responsibility: Gail Snyder.

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For some people, a good salary is not nearly as important as doing work that matters by helping to make other people s lives better. Careers in social work, teaching, medicine, and emergency response, among others, let people see the impact they are making on individuals they assist in addition to receiving a paycheck. What the jobs entail, what they pay, and future prospects are discussed along with insights from industry insiders.

This book explores careers in one of the helping professions for people who are compassionate and empathetic. It covers such careers as nurse-midwife, social worker, firefighter, police officer, nursing home aide, home health aide, gerontologist, physical therapist, or clergy member.

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