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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
Specialisations
  • 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
$1,410.80

Hourly earnings
$37.10

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

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