Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Community Arts Worker

Also known as Community Artist, Community Arts Officer.

Identifies issues of local need, concerns and aspirations through community consultation, and designs and implements strategies to facilitate and encourage community arts projects and happenings, and promote the value of community cultural development.

Tasks Include:

  • researching and analysing community issues, needs and problems
  • developing, evaluating and maintaining community resources and programs
  • evaluating data and writing reports such as submissions requesting funding for continuing programs and new projects
  • identifying issues of local need, concerns and aspirations through community consultation
  • organising local sporting, cultural and recreational events and activities such as community functions, hobby classes, community arts projects and sporting competitions
  • providing support while exploring alternatives with clients who experience difficulties such as marital problems, unemployment, illness and drug abuse
  • assessing risks and providing intensive short-term crisis counselling for victims of domestic violence, child abuse, disasters and other crises
  • Community Cultural Development Officer
Job prospects for Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers in Victoria

Occupations in the Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers group include Community Arts Worker, Recreation Officer and Welfare Worker.

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 5,400 Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

Average weekly wage

Hourly earnings

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website.

Related courses
Displaying 1 to 2 of 2 courses related to Community Arts Worker.
Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol

This qualification is part of the Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who wo...

This course is offered in 1 location

This course is designed to provide individuals with the skills and knowledge to undertake the administrative responsibil...

This course is offered in 1 location

Saved searches

Save your search results for quick access.
TAFEs and other public providers
Find out about the different types of public training providers.

CSS is relied upon in order to use this site. Please enable and refresh your page. For information on accessibility please navigate to the link in the footer of this page. Thank you.