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RECREATION OFFICERS

Tags: Careers in sports, sport jobs, sport development jobs, careers in fitness, jobs in the sporting industry

Overview

Recreation Officers plan, organise and coordinate recreation facilities and programs through organisations such as local governments, schools, church bodies and youth organisations.

Key Responsibilities

identifies issues of local need, concerns and aspirations through community consultation

organises local sporting, cultural and recreational events and activities such as community functions, hobby classes, community arts projects and sporting competitions.

Snapshot

FUTURE GROWTH – VERY STRONG
WEEKLY EARNINGS – $1,374
FULL-TIME SHARE – 53%
FEMALE SHARE – 62%

Education, Training and Skills Pathways

  • You usually need a formal qualification in sport and recreation, leisure and health, or another related field to work as a Recreation Officer. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.
  • Qualifications include: Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation and Certificate III or IV in Sport and Recreation

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Assistance and Support for Organisations and Clubs


We aim to make it easier to run local fitness, sport and recreation organisations and clubs. Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance provides free one-on-one advice on how to apply for and win grants, free access to club management templates and tools, fact sheets, videos, legal information, advice on staffing and volunteer matters and subsidised Strategic and Business Planning audits and workshops.

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