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Citizens UK is the national centre of community organising in the UK and home of the Living Wage Foundation. Citizens UK organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. We have diverse civil society alliances in London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Birmingham, Wales, Leeds and Tyne & Wear. We develop the leadership capacity of our members so they can hold politicians and other decision-makers to account on the issues that matter to them.

Citizens UK has a growing staff team of professional Community Organisers and other support staff. We are always looking out for talented and committed individuals and positions come up on a regular basis.


We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Community and Housing Organiser 

We are looking to hire someone to work with London Citizens on an exciting initiative with Trust for London to tackle London's housing crises as well as someone who wants to become a community organiser in Lewisham to build the power of local people to make change and seek justice in their local neighbourhoods.

Salary: £23,900 - £30,200 (depending on experience), plus London Weighting 

Location: South London and Whitechapel office

Full details can be found in the job description

Method: To apply please send a CV and cover letter (no more than 2 sides A4) explaining why you want the role and how you meet the person specification

Submit to: Peter.Brierley@citizensuk.org

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Community and Housing Organiser Application’

Applications deadline: Wednesday 11 October 2017, midday

Interview dates: TBC


Senior/Lead Organiser - New Citizens Organising Centre  

We are seeking an experienced Senior/Lead Organiser to lead the development of our work organising migrants and refugees through the New Citizens Organising Centre (formerly known as the New Citizens Organising Team - NCOT).  The New Citizens Organising Centre trains leaders from diaspora communities to participate in Citizens alliances and take action on issues that matter to them - and in doing so contribute to the development of wider social movement. The part-time role will involve working with staff, leaders and projects to ensure they flourish while retaining a strong ethic and practice of community organising.  

Salary: £29,250 - £45,550 per annum plus London Weighting, pro rata (depending on experience). Part time (2 days a week)

Location: London

Full details can be found in the job description

Method: To apply please send a CV and cover letter (no more than 2 sides A4) explaining why you want the role and how you meet the person specification

Submit to: Jonathan.Cox@citizenswales.org.uk

Please note: The subject heading of the email must contain the applicants name and the words ‘Senior/Lead Organiser Application’

Applications deadline: 29th September

Interview dates: TBC

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