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1 Real Work. Real People. Careers in the Community Sector WORKING IN THE SECTOR Speaker Name Speaker Title Speaker Organisation Speaker Contact

2 Speakers Background

3 Overview of the Organisation

4 What is the Community Sector? Community/Not For Profit Business/CorporateGovernment

5 Community (Sub)Sectors Disability Children and Families YouthAged Care Multicultura l Indigenous

6 Community Programs HousingDomestic Violence Child ProtectionYouth JusticeYouth SupportCommunity Development Refugee and migrant support Early childhood services Recreation and Sports Respite ServicesInformation services Counselling Emergency reliefTrainingAdvocacyLegal ServicesEmployment and Training Health Services

7 Examples of Community Jobs Home Helper Disability Support Officer Support Worker Personal Carer Nurse Assistant in Nursing Family Support Worker Respite Carer Recreation / Activities Officer Activity Officer Behavioural Support Officer Lifestyle Support O ffic er Diversional Therapist Housing Support Worker Project Officer Residential Care Worker Counsellor Mediator Family Support Worker Therapist Domestic Violence Worker Drug and Alcohol Worker Outreach Officer Community Development Worker Case Manager Coordinator Manager Administration Officer Finance Officer Community Worker Case Worker Neighbourhood Centre Worker Information Officer Team Leader Project Officer/Manager Trainer Job Placement Officer Chaplain Parent Support Worker Youth Support Coordinator Early Intervention Worker Child Support Officer Community Welfare Worker Director CEO Accountant Volunteer Management Committee Member

8 We are not all.... Saints Social Workers Women Frontline Workers Volunteers Lefties

9 We Are Wanting to make a difference in people’s lives Seeking to contribute positively to society Wanting a fair go for others Wanting to work at a grassroots level Seeking flexible family friendly working conditions Wanting real hands on professional development experiences Seeking to learn multiple skills Wanting to work with creativity and innovation Seeking a team work environment where our opinions are valued and utilised Wanting to work with a diverse range of clients – age, issues, income, culture Seeking to influence government policies and programs

10 If you are considering a career in the Community Sector Consider volunteering as an entry point Visit community agencies Seek advice from community sector workers Plan your career pathway – education, positions, 2 year plans, 5 year plans etc Engage a mentor Get a Blue Card Be prepared to undergo a criminal history check – some history is ok e.g. traffic offences Google

11 What opportunities exist right now? This can be referring specifically to your organisation of more generally about opportunities in the sector

12 Real Work. Real People. Careers in the Community Sector


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