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Recreation Officer

Also known as Recreation Adviser.

Plans, organises and coordinates recreation facilities and programs through organisations such as local governments, schools, church bodies and youth organisations.


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
Job prospects for in Victoria

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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This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 3 locations

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 3 locations

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 3 locations

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 6 locations

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 4 locations

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 1 location

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 3 locations

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 3 locations

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 3 locations

This unit is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It describes the performance outcomes, skills a...

This course is offered in 3 locations
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