Job Titles & Work Settings for Macro-Practice Social Workers

Job titles for macro-practice social work graduates:

  • Admissions counselor
  • Adult literacy program worker
  • Agency director
  • Campaign manager/field organizer
  • Case manager
  • Career counselor
  • Child welfare advocate
  • Community educator
  • Community health worker
  • Community organizer/activist
  • Community-based liaison/policy advocate/developer
  • Community planner
  • Community relations director/coordinator
  • Corporate foundation specialist
  • Court-appointed special advocate
  • Crisis intervention counselor
  • Cross-national adoption specialist
  • Data analyst
  • Development manager/assistant
  • Dialogue facilitator 
  • Documentary filmmaker
  • Economic and social development specialist
  • Education program specialist
  • Educational researcher 
  • Elected/government official
  • Employee assistance counselor
  • Employment services specialist
  • Federal program administrator
  • Field/campaign organizer
  • Fundraiser
  • Grantwriter
  • Health care policy specialist
  • Health educator
  • Health promotion and diseases prevention specialist
  • Health reform advocate
  • Hospital administrator
  • Housing/student life coordinator
  • Human resources manager
  • Human rights representative
  • Immigration program administrator
  • Journalist
  • Labor relations specialist
  • Labor union organizer
  • Legislative assistant/aide
  • Lobbyist
  • Market research analyst
  • Minister (religion)
  • Membership coordinator
  • Non-profit manager
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Ombudsman
  • Outreach specialist/coordinator
  • Organizational consultant
  • Policy advocate
  • Policy analyst
  • Poverty advocate
  • Prevention specialist
  • Program administrator
  • Program associate/coordinator/manager/officer/director
  • Program evaluator
  • Psychologist
  • Public health social worker
  • Public interest advocate
  • Public relations/media relations
  • Quality assurance coordinator
  • Residential care manager
  • Social science researcher
  • Sociologist 
  • Student affairs educator
  • Teacher/professor 
  • Trainer/consultant
  • United Nations programme officer
  • Urban and regional planner
  • Vocational counselor
  • Volunteer services director
  • Youth counselor 


Note: Some positions above may require an (additional) advanced degree and/or professional training.
 
Work settings for macro-practice social work graduates:

  • Advocacy programs
  • Child and family services
  • Churches and religious organizations
  • Colleges and universities
  • Community action programs
  • Community crisis centers
  • Community mental health centers
  • County/state/governmental agencies
  • Court systems
  • Domestic violence centers
  • Local/state/federal government
  • Health care centers
  • Head start programs
  • Homeless projects
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Human resources
  • Neighborhood coalition programs
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Personnel offices
  • Private companies/corporations
  • Public health programs
  • Public service agencies
  • Research institutes
  • Social service agencies
  • Training/vocational centers
  • Voluntary associations