Community Workers facilitate 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. You usually need a formal qualification in community services, individual support, social work, social sciences, psychology or another related field to work as a Community Worker. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.
- Assesses community needs and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services.
- Liaises with community groups, welfare agencies, government bodies and private businesses about community issues and promotes awareness of community resources and services.
- 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
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes