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Community Development Officer

Address the issues that affect communities by setting goals for improvement

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Latest reviews from 7 Community Development Officers surveyed on SEEK
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Oct 2018
Working in positive ageing you can make a positive difference in people's health and well being
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Diploma of Management
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Positive ageing team
The good things
Variety. Interesting range of duties and working with volunteers and community.
The challenges
Time management and regular accountability
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Oct 2018
Community Development, more rewarding than you think.
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Certificate of Community Development
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Youth and Alcohol and Other Drugs
The good things
Community Development is a very broad role so it never gets boring. One day you can be putting together a project, the next you are organising focus groups. Community Development requires a broad rang...
The challenges
Communities can be fickle and there can be a lot of out of hours work. Communities can tell you how much they need a service/project and then not show up to participate or use the service you have kno...
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Source: LMIP. COMMUNITY AND PERSONAL SERVICE WORKERS

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