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Community Access Coordinator

A Community Access Coordinator manages community based services, making sure everyone can be involved and everything runs smoothly. These community based services are for people with disabilities who want to continue leading a normal life, meeting people in similar situations, learning and having fun.


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Employment Levels

There are currently around 55,900 people employed as Community Access Coordinators in Australia. The Department of Employment predicts this will increase by 2018, with roughly 66,700 people within the profession.

Employment by State

The largest proportion of Community Access Coordinators are employed within New South Wales, with 33.2%. However the lowest amount of Community Access Coordinators are employed in ACT, with only 1.7%.

Gender Split

This is a female dominated industry with 70.6% of Community Access Coordinators being women and only 29.5% male.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people within this job is 34-44 years old, with 24.3%. However, a small percentage (0.5%) of people get into this career path younger, from 15-19 years old. Around 1.1% of people are still working in this job at 65 and over.

Hours Worked

Community Access Coordinators work an average of 38.7 hours a week which is 2.4 hours less than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of workers employed in this profession have a Certificate III/IV qualification (26.6%) or reached Bachelor level (22.3%). 81% have a Certificate III or higher, whilst 19% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

Community Access Coordinator Duties & Tasks

  • Organise and run community based services
  • Help clients engage in the activities
  • Explore other services that could add benefit to others
  • Provide feedback on each event/service at annual meetings



*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only.