A youth workers duty is to support a young person aged between 11 to 25 to enhance their personal, educational and social development skills.
A youth worker aims to help the individual to take action on issues effecting their daily lives such as health, education, unemployment and their environment , using many methods and activities in providing guidance and counselling.
Example of a care worker who is working with an elderly person, assists, supervises, and helps individuals who have difficulty in carrying out day to day tasks such as washing, dressing, toileting, bathing, meal preparation and medication.
The care workers purpose is to create a clean and safe environment for the individual.
A social worker is a trained professional who helps people suffering from mental or physical needs to find relevant support services.
A social worker has to attain a degree in social work to be a licensed practising social worker, which usually takes three years.