Organiser Traineeships x2 20170602

United Voice is a union of workers organising to win better jobs, stronger communities, a fairer society and a sustainable future. Our organisers are at the front line of our efforts to win change for some of Australia's most vulnerable workers.

We have 2 new Organiser Traineeships to fill.

We are looking for energetic, committed advocates to recruit new members and supporters, develop our grassroots activists and support progressive campaigns.  Successful applicants can expect comprehensive exposure to all aspects of working as an organiser in one of Australia's most progressive Trade Unions.

Working in Campaign teams, developing activists and gaining experience in industrial frameworks.

To be considered for an interview your application should demonstrate your commitment to Unionism and Social Justice in these two areas:

Organising Outcomes

  • Recruited new workers around campaign, issue or activity.
  • Campaigned for better working conditions through enterprise negotiations.
  • Analyse a workplace and record and use relevant information to develop an organising plan within a workplace.
  • Identify, test and develop workplace leaders.
  • Motivate and move workers to action within a workplace.
  • Understand industrial instruments relevant to the workplace, advocated and use this knowledge to identify potential issues for collective organising.

Political activism

  • Campaigned during an election period.
  • Attending a rally or community campaign
  • Spoke to your local member

Salary & conditions will be offered in line with United Voice National Terms & Conditions.

As a union with a proudly diverse, majority female membership and a strong tradition of women in leadership, women and people from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply for this job

For further information please contact Sarah Gardner, Organising Coordinator on 02 8204 7204 or sarah.gardner@unitedvoice.org.au.

Applicants should provide a cover letter addressing the key job requirements above addressed to the Secretary Mel Gatfield as well Curriculum Vitae to: mel.gatfield@unitedvoice.org.au, using the subject line: Organiser Traineeship application via UNIONS NSW, by 5pm Monday 12th June 2017.


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United Voice NSW Branch

Closing Date

Monday, June 12, 2017

Closing Time

05:00 PM


Level 1 187 Thomas Street
Haymarket, NSW 2000

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