Why Choose a Career in Human Services?

Are you looking for a career that makes a real difference? Human services might be the perfect fit for you. This field focuses on improving lives and strengthening communities. 

The Rewards of a Human Services Career

Positive Impact

Working in human services can make a real difference in people’s lives. Whether you’re offering mental health support, assisting with addiction recovery, or helping older adults stay independent, your work is crucial.

At Sunrise Services, we are always hiring for human service jobs that impact people’s lives. Roles like social work, counseling, and case management allow you to directly help the community.

Diverse Career Paths

Human services offer a wide range of career paths, and there’s almost certainly something that matches your interests and skills. Here are some of the roles you can explore:

  • Case Manager: Help people get the resources and services they need to improve their lives.
  • Counselor: Support and guide people dealing with mental health issues.
  • Social Worker: Help people cope with difficult life problems and advocate for their needs.
  • Home Care Aide: Support older adults or individuals with disabilities in their daily activities.
  • Community Living Facilitator: Ensure clients in supported living programs receive the care they need.
  • Employment Specialist: Help adults with disabilities find and maintain good employment.

No matter what type of human services career you choose, you will make a meaningful impact on people’s lives.

Professional Growth and Development

In human services, there are plenty of opportunities to grow and develop your career. Some employers, like Sunrise Services, provide paid training programs and other opportunities. 

With demand for human services professionals on the rise, you’ll find job security and many paths to further your career. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to move up, there’s always room to grow in human services.

Human Service Careers at Sunrise Services

Sunrise Services is a company dedicated to supporting individuals and families in need. We offer a wide range of services, including mental health support, home care, community living assistance, and employment services for adults with disabilities. 

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those we serve, fostering independence and well-being in every aspect of their lives. Here’s why you should consider a career with us:

Comprehensive Training and Support

At Sunrise Services, we believe in supporting our employees’ growth. We offer extensive training programs and certifications to help you advance in your career. Whether you’re new to the field or looking to enhance your skills, Sunrise provides the resources you need to succeed.

We have an especially large training program for caregivers with multiple course options:

75-Hour Basic Training: This course helps you qualify to become a certified caregiver in Washington State. It includes a mix of lectures, group work, and hands-on practice.

Nurse Delegation Core Course: A self-study course that helps caregivers qualify for a wider range of jobs. You can receive a certificate by passing an exam after completing this course.

Nurse Delegation Diabetes Course: A 3-hour self-study course focusing on insulin injections and care for people with diabetes. This can count toward continuing education credit or help you qualify for more caregiver jobs.

Continuing Education Courses: Sunrise offers a variety of online courses to help you maintain your caregiver certification and expand your skills​​.

Positive Work Environment

At Sunrise your contributions are valued. We pride ourselves on creating a supportive and inclusive work culture. Our team members often say they feel a strong sense of community and teamwork.

Impactful Work

The work you do at Sunrise has a real impact on the community. You’ll see the difference you make every day. By joining our team, you become a part of initiatives that truly change lives.

Choosing a career in human services means making a difference in the world, finding personal satisfaction, and enjoying career growth. At Sunrise Services, we offer unique opportunities that allow you to thrive while helping others. If you want a job that makes a meaningful impact, join Sunrise Services today.

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