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Community Worker

Kaimahi Hapori

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

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 13 August 2017