1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2512-13 Community Worker

Facilitates community development initiatives and collective solutions within a community to address issues, needs and problems.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • researches and analyses community issues, needs and problems
  • develops, evaluates and maintains community resources and programs
  • evaluates resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities or programs
  • interprets identified needs for community organisations, social agencies and groups, stimulates their interest and enlists cooperation
  • provides leadership and coordinates programs
  • prepares reports, budgets and policies

Specialisations:
Community Development Officer
Community Support Worker
Housing Officer

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