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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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.

Take a look at our range of online community services courses to find out how you can get your foot in the door of this vital industry. We’ve also got a range of articles and career advice to help get you there.

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Community Services Courses

Certificate IV in Youth Work

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Certificate IV in Disability

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Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

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Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

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Community Services news & views

International Volunteer Day - 5 December

International Volunteer Day celebrates one of the most honourable jobs in the world – being a volunteer.

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Community Services - Careers That Make a Difference

If you enjoy helping people and want an interesting and varied career, then you should consider a rewarding career in community services!

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Increasing demand in the helping professions

The health care and social services industry is Australia’s largest employment sector, and over the next five years it’s expected to provide more jobs than any other industry.

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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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Why a career in community services is a good fit for working mums

Returning to work after maternity (or paternity!) leave is often the best time to consider a career change. If you\'re after a pathway that offers flexibility, support and a way to give back to the community – look no further.

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Academy Xi
ACBI (Australian College of Business Intelligence)
AIBI Higher Education
AIM Business School
ALC Training
Australasian College of Health and Wellness
Australian College of Physical Education
Australian Institute of Business
Australian Institute of Management Education and Training
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
Billy Blue College of Design
Builders Academy Australia
Building and Construction Training Australia
Celtic Training
Collaboration Learning
College for Adult Learning
Demi International
Ducere Global Business School
Ella Bache College
Endeavour College of Natural Health
Foundation Education
Gateway Training Academy
GROW Training Group
Hader Institute of Education
Hammond Institute
Industry Skills Training
Insight Training
James Cook University Online
La Trobe University
Lumify Learn
MCI Institute
Melbourne College of Further Education
MiTraining
Monarch Institute
Nepean Industry Edge Training
Onfit Training College
Open Colleges
Original Campus
Outsource Institute
Parker Brent
Pet Stylist Academy
Phillips Institute
RMIT Online
Sero Institute
Serve It Up
The Hotel School
The Institute of Applied Psychology
University of Adelaide
University of the Sunshine Coast
UNSW Online
Upskilled
UTS Online
Victoria University Online
Torrens University Australia
Torrens University Australia
University of East London
Southern Cross University