19 Social Workers Share Beautiful And Heartbreaking Aspects Of Their Jobs

"I'm a social worker. Today one of my kiddos asked me why his parents make fun of him. It broke my heart."

Social workers have the incredibly tough job of assisting families that are in need of some help and protecting vulnerable children. They need to have a flexible schedule, the ability to handle a growing caseload, and a never-ending amount of patience. Working tirelessly to support families in need and trying to improve their lives can be a lot to handle and, yet, social workers do it every day. 

Several people in this profession used the Whisper app to anonymously share some of their thoughts and feelings. They revealed how tough their work can be, but also just how rewarding. 

You can read some of their confessions below: 

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