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Community Worker

Kaimahi Hapori

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Community workers support people to develop and implement plans to make improvements in their community.


Community workers usually earn

$40K-$75K per year

Source: Careers New Zealand research, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a community worker are good due to a shortage of people with the right skill mix.
Sue Rei, left, and Sailine Lakai sit at a table looking at photos of community events

Community workers work with other agencies as well as members of their community

Last updated 6 June 2018