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Community Services Careers

Are you an empathetic, helpful and caring person? A career in community services is all about making a living through helping others – and it’s a field that’s vital to maintaining the wellbeing of the community at large.

Community services workers are in high demand. The industry is in constant need of qualified, trained professionals to help those who need it the most. You could find yourself working with the elderly or disabled, with disadvantaged youth, with refugees, those struggling with addictions, or disadvantaged community groups.

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Community Services courses

  • Bachelor of Arts (Community Development)

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    Online, On Campus

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    Support the culture, customs and communities that make Western Australia unique with this online or on-campus Bachelor of Arts (Community Development) course.

  • Community Work Across Sites, Settings and Peoples

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    Study online with Murdoch University and develop an insight into the importance of community development throughout this unit in Community Work Across Sites, Settings and Peoples.
  • Bachelor of Social Work

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    This online Bachelor of Social Work course is approved by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), and will lay a solid foundation for your career as a social worker.

  • Perspectives on Disability

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    The Perspectives on Disability online unit from Griffith University will expose you to the personal experiences of people with disabilities.
  • Diploma of Community Services

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    Online, On Campus, Blended

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    Gain the practical skills and knowledge to work as a community services worker in a wide variety of settings with this Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) course.

  • Master of Child and Adolescent Welfare

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    Gain an advanced understanding of how to advocate for vulnerable children and adolescents with this online Master of Child and Adolescent Welfare course.

Community Services news & views

5 reasons why the care sector is the right career change for 2015

The health care sector continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in Australia. This guest post from carecareers explores why it could just be your ticket to a life-altering career change in 2015.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in New South Wales?

With the largest workforce in the country and growth in mining halved, where will the jobs lie for New South Wales? The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics predicts the fastest-growing industries to 2018.

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Regional Australia: Is the grass really greener?

Regional cities are booming with job opportunities ripe for the picking. Is regional Australia where it’s at?

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Why I went back to study at 50

Think you're too old to go back to uni? Think again. Anne tells us why she decided it was time to go back to the books at the age of 50.

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