ANZSCO code 272611
Community Arts Worker
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.
Skill Level 1
Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
- Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services (VETASSESS)
- Community Artist
- Community Arts Officer
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.
- Community Cultural Development Officer
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Unit Group 2726: Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers
Design and implement strategies and programs to meet community and individual needs and assist individuals, families and groups with social, emotional and financial difficulties to improve quality of life by educating and supporting them and working towards change in their social environment.
Indicative Skill Level In Australia and New Zealand: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
- 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
- Assisting to establish and administer neighbourhood houses, community groups, employment training programs and other services
Other occupations in this Unit Group
- 272612: Recreation Officer / Recreation Coordinator
- 272613: Welfare Worker