What motivated you or made you realize you wanted to pursue this career ?
Unrealistic expectations by the state of Virginia. Self-sufficiency workers used as Dumping Ground for all programs. The state does not have a set standard for what a self-sufficiency worker is. Each agency has the ability to determine what the local agency wants the self-sufficiency worker to do.
The growth for opportunity and the compensation.
Answered - Economic Self Sufficiency Specialist (Current Employee) - Tampa, FL
Relocate to another site or state.
Answered - Volunteer Services in Customer Service (Former Employee) - Miami, FL
Answered - Child Protector Investigator (Former Employee) - Inverness, FL
Low pay and retirement
Answered - Self Sufficiency Specialist (Former Employee) - Jacksonville, FL
This chances to adopt are almost slim to none.
Answered - Foster Parent (Former Employee) - Miami, FL
Lack of support, high caseload, exposure to secondhand trauma, stress from management, unpredictable schedule
Answered - Child Protective Investigator (Current Employee) - Jacksonville, FL
Retirement would have been my only reason for leaving
Answered - Children Service Worker (Former Employee) - Hamden, CT
I left already. I did an internship there.
Answered - Student Intern for Refugee Services (Former Employee) - West Palm Beach, FL