A community worker is a person who is qualified and experienced in working with individuals, families, and communities to address barriers which prevent them from accessing basic human needs such as housing, health services, employment, education, and recreation.
ABS definition – Community Worker ANZSCO 411711
A community worker ‘Facilitates 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.’
Common occupational titles
Intake and Assessments Officer, Juvenile Justice Officer, Case Worker, Multicultural Support Worker, Parole Officer, Community Corrections Worker, Community Development Officer, Outreach Worker
PLEASE NOTE: having your occupational title listed does not necessarily mean your work experience is relevant. Please refer to all relevant information.