Union Organiser in Training - multiple positions - Victoria

Union Organiser in Training - multiple positions - Victoria


The United Voice Organiser in Training Program is an 11 month training program. As an Organiser in Training, you will be trained on the fundamentals of union organising and assigned to union organising campaigns.


United Voice Victoria is powerful member-led union driving change by growing union membership and density, growing the union rank and file leadership, growing the participation of members in the union, driving and enforcing standards in our sectors, and campaigning in the community and politics.

We offer

  • Helping some of Australia’s most undervalued workers stand up and win respect
  • Working alongside some of Australia’s best organisers in a union that pioneered organising and campaigning in Australia
  • Opportunity to be part of creative and hard-hitting campaigns that change lives
  • Six week’s annual leave (pro-rata) and 12% superannuation


You are

  • Excellent in communicating and influencing
  • Able to build rapport with a range of different people
  • Computer literate and have the ability to learn the organisation’s technology tools
  • Confident and interested in talking to people


Key Tasks

  • Signing up workers to the union
  • Delivering a systematic message to members
  • Identifying potential leaders amongst members
  • Updating the union’s databases with the results of your work
  • Meeting reasonable targets set with the Organising Director


Selection Criteria

  • Passion for the union movement
  • Experience in one of the following; unions, community service, social justice, student or other activist campaigns, volunteer work or relevant social sciences, industrial relations or related degree
  • Confidence and interest in talking to people
  • Driver’s license now or soon



The Organiser in Training is a Fixed Term position (46 week program).

$64,169 salary per annum (pro-rata) plus motor vehicle allowance $14,491 (pro-rata), 12% superannuation, 6 weeks annual leave (pro-rata), 25% leave loading.



Please read the information package attached. This will provide you with all the information that you need to know about the role and how to apply. Please send your application to Andrew Jones, Organising Director, United Voice, via the online form - https://airtable.com/shrWPY8PSvKJkh67Q with all the requested information.



Completed applications must be received by 12 noon, Wednesday 14th November 2018.

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