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Recreation Officer

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

Overview

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

Day-to-day

  • 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.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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