Community Worker

Overview

Facilitates community development initiatives and collective solutions within a community to address issues, needs and problems associated with recreational, health, housing, employment and other welfare matters.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

Tasks

  • assessing clients' needs and planning, developing and implementing educational, training and support programs
  • interviewing clients and assessing the nature and extent of difficulties
  • monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients
  • referring clients to agencies that can provide additional help
  • assessing community need and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services
  • liaising with community groups, welfare agencies, government bodies and private businesses about community issues and promoting awareness of community resources and services
  • supporting families and providing education and care for children and disabled persons in adult service units, group housing and government institutions
  • supervising offenders on probation and parole
  • assisting young people to solve social, emotional and financial problems
  • preparing submissions for funding and resources, and reports to government bodies and other agencies

Specialisations

  • Community Development Officer
  • Community Support Worker
  • Housing Officer

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

34 courses found.

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SIS31015: Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation
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PSP51018: Diploma of Auslan
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PSP40818: Certificate IV in Auslan
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PSP30218: Certificate III in Auslan
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Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy)
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PSP20218: Certificate II in Auslan
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Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy)
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HLT26015: Certificate II in Population Health
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CHC82015: Graduate Certificate in Client Assessment and Case Management
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CHC53415: Diploma of Leisure and Health
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CHC52115: Diploma of Community Development
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CHC43215: Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs
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CHC42315: Certificate IV in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care
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CHC42215: Certificate IV in Social Housing
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CHC42115: Certificate IV in Community Development
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CHC42015: Certificate IV in Community Services
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CHC34015: Certificate III in Active Volunteering
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CHC24015: Certificate II in Active Volunteering
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CHC22015: Certificate II in Community Services
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Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy) , Free training for Year 12 graduates (Subsidy)
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CHC14015: Certificate I in Active Volunteering
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52838WA: Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health and Community Research
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52817WA: Advanced Diploma of Indigenous Studies
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52816WA: Certificate II in Indigenous Studies
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52815WA: Certificate III in Indigenous Studies
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52814WA: Certificate IV in Indigenous Studies
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52813WA: Diploma of Indigenous Studies
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10870NAT: Certificate III in Community Safety Patrol
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10804NAT: Course in Bilingual Community Education Work
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10740NAT: Certificate IV in Women's Advocacy
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10739NAT: Certificate III in Women's Advocacy
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10595NAT: Certificate III in Addictions Management and Community Development
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10477NAT: Certificate IV in Primary Health Care Missions (in Developing Nations Communities)
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10170NAT: Course in Community Breastfeeding Mentoring
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10165NAT: Certificate IV in Assistive Technology Mentoring
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10164NAT: Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement
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10163NAT: Course in Consumer Leadership
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