United Voice - Trainee Organiser positions

Our Union is growing, and we are scaling up in our teams. So we have up to 6 new Organiser Traineeships to fill to commence in January 2016 for a period of 6 months.

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 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.

Key job requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to trade unionism and social justice.
  • Capacity to develop the skills to:
    • Communicate in discussions with workers for the purpose of recruitment or engaging workers around campaign theme/activity.
    • Analyse a workplace and record and use relevant information to develop an organising plan within a workplace.
    • Identify and develop workplace leaders.
    • Motivate and move workers to action within a workplace.
    • Understand industrial instruments relevant to the workplace and use this knowledge to identify potential issues for collective organising.


For information please contact Georgia Potter Butler, Director of Organising on 8204 7204 or Georgia.potterbutler@unitedvoice.org.au .

Applicants should forward a brief application letter addressing the key job requirements above, and Curriculum Vitae to the Secretary Mark Boyd c/o nsw@unitedvoice.org.au by Monday 30 November.

Interview week commencing 14 December 2015


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United Voice NSW Branch

Closing Date

Monday, November 30, 2015

Closing Time

05:00 PM


Level 1 187 Thomas Street
Haymarket, NSW 2000

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Georgia Potter Butler

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