272611 Community Arts Worker

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
272611
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Community Arts Worker
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

272611 COMMUNITY ARTS WORKER

Alternative Titles:
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.
Skill Level: 1
Specialisation:
Community Cultural Development Officer

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2726 Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2726
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2726 WELFARE, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY ARTS WORKERS

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).

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
assisting to establish and administer neighbourhood houses, community groups, employment training programs and other services

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 243.90
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 208.80
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 214.30