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Associate Organiser, Hackney & Islington Citizens

Job Title: Associate Organiser, Hackney & Islington Citizens

Hours: Part time, 30 hours per week (flexible working, inc. remote options and some unsociable hours)

Salary: £22,156 pa (FTE £27,696 pa inclusive of London weighting)

Contract: Permanent

Based: London

Pension: 5% employee, 10% employer contribution

Background

Citizens UK organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good.

We are the home of broad-based community organising in the UK, with 17 diverse civil society alliances across England and Wales. We build powerful alliances that 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 also creates systemic change through projects such as the Living Wage Foundation, Parents and the Community Together (PACT) and Sponsor Refugees. Please visit our website at: www.citizensuk.org.

The principal responsibility of an Associate Organiser is their own development: learning the craft of Community Organising under the guidance of an experienced Community Organiser. They work intensively with a small number of member organisations under close supervision, growing their experience, skill, and responsibility incrementally. An Associate Organiser is working towards becoming a competent practitioner of the craft of broad-based community organising methodology, and focuses on the building of relational power, the recruitment and retention of dues-paying institutions, the development of leaders, the strengthening of member institutions, leader-led public actions, and the winning of systemic change.

Working as an Associate Organiser in the London boroughs of Hackney and Islington for Citizens UK, your main responsibilities will include: building relational power to further the goals of CUK; identifying and developing relational leaders prepared to act with others for the common good and; supporting leaders through the Cycle of Action to create change.

For more information about the role please download the job description by clicking here.

If you would like to have an informal 20 minute conversation about this role with the hiring manager, please arrange this via:

https://calendly.com/froi/recruit

Application Process

  • Complete the application form – download here
  • Save the file in Word as ‘Your Name – Associate Organiser, Hackney & Islington Citizens'
  • Submit to recruitment@citizensuk.org with subject heading ‘Your Name – Associate Organiser, Hackney & Islington Citizens'
  • Application Deadline: 12 noon Thursday 14th October
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on Friday 15th October
  • Interview date: Friday 22nd October (in person).

Citizens UK is committed to being an inclusive employer. We value our diverse workforce and encourage those with an interest in our roles to apply, regardless of whether they meet all the required criteria. We invest in our employees and support them to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver their role. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates to represent the communities we work in.

There is a voluntary and anonymous Diversity Monitoring Form which helps Citizens UK to monitor against the aims and commitments of our Equal Opportunities Policy. We appreciate your help and cooperation by filling in this form.

Posted by Sharmin Islam Siraj on 28 Sep, 2021

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