Community Service / Not-For-Profit careers

Professional associations and industry bodies

Skills and personality

  • Ability to plan and coordinate people, equipment, services and activities
  • Certification and education in specialised programs such as mental health, drug rehabilitation treatment, social services, etc.
  • Compassion and dedication to the population or community issue working with
  • Effective coordination and organisation capabilities
  • Enjoy working with people and promoting individual and societys wellbeing
  • Event planning skills
  • Leadership skills directing activities and events
  • Patience with population working with as well as funding concerns
  • Problem solving and analytical skills providing training and services to the community
  • Strong writing and communication skills