Thinking about pursuing a career in social work? Our Social Work Manager Lee Patterson gets candid on what drove her to the field and the rewards of the job.
Did You Know?
Did you know there are nearly 682,000 social workers employed nationwide, but Richland Library is the only library in South Carolina with a dedicated team of social workers?
Where do they work?
- 41% are federal, state and local government social workers combined
- 34.3% are with private, nonprofit or charitable organizations
- 22.3% are with private, for-profit companies and businesses
- 2.4% are self-employed or family business
Every March during #SocialWorkMonth, the National Association of Social Workers calls attention to the line of work and its impact on the community in which it serves.
Community & Media Relations Coordinator
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