Contact Information

  • Karen Harrington, Director
  • (828) 695-5600
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:3030 11th Ave Dr SE Hickory, NC 28602
  • (view all county locations)

Jobs and Internships

Interested in Full-Time Employment as a Social Worker?

Catawba County Social Services is seeking applications on a continuous basis for Protective Services Social Workers. Do you have the desire and ability to work in an innovative, and rewarding environment? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

Salary Range: $44,332.90-$73,149.28 annually (for fully qualified staff, based on education and years of experience)

Benefits: You will find that Catawba County has one of the best benefits packages around. For more information, click here.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work with Child Welfare Collaborative; or
  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of directly related experience; or
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work with Child Welfare Collaborative and one year of directly related experi­ence; or
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of directly related experience; or
  • Four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum including 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling and three years of directly related experience; or
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of directly related experience; or
  • An equivalent combination or education and experience

Preferences:
BSW/MSW applicants
Prior public social work experience in NC

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Social Services Internship Program

Apply for internship here