Organiser / Campaigner (full-time)


The Australian Services Union NSW & ACT (Services) Branch is a progressive, active and growing union. We are committed to organising members to grow their union and win campaigns that make a real difference for workers and contribute to a fairer society.


We have a full-time organiser position available in our Community and Disability Services Division where you will be able to work with our dedicated and hard-working members in non-government community services (such as disability services, child youth and family services, community legal services, migrant and refugee support services, local neighbourhood centres and more).


We are looking for a union organiser / campaigner to be based at our Redfern or Penrith office, but who is also willing to travel across the state working with members and potential members on a regular basis.


Selection criteria
• Experience working for a union or equivalent organising role in another campaigning organisation.
• Ability to identify and resolve issues / disputes that contain organising opportunities or the potential for collective action in the workplace to grow union members’ power.
• Understanding of how to build the principles of recruitment into all aspects of your work.
• Ability to identify potential workplace activists and delegates, and the skills to support them to grow a strong and democratic union in their workplace.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to think and act independently while also working well within a collegiate team environment.
• Readiness to participate in the union’s political and social justice agenda.
• Current NSW Driver’s License or equivalent.

Conditions

How to apply
Please address your application to Angus McFarland, Branch Secretary, Australian Services Union, NSW & ACT Services Branch, PO Box 1865, Strawberry Hills 2012, or email your application to lcraig@asu.org.au with “Organiser” in the subject line by no later than 12.00pm Monday, 8 April 2024.
Applications must include your current CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria above. Referees will be requested during the interview stage.