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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, Manchester, Essex, Leicester, Somerset, Brighton & Hove, 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. Our projects PACT (Parents and the Community Together) and Sponsor Refugees add depth to our impact in the communities we operate.

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

We currently have the following exciting opportunities:

  • Associate Organiser - Nottingham
  • Associate Organiser - Leicester
  • Associate Organiser - Thames Valley

See below for full details and links to each of these Job Descriptions and the application process.

Please note that applicants must have the right to work in the UK in order to apply. Our Organisers work in the community and their employment is subject to a satisfactory standard\enhanced DBS check.


Associate Organiser - Mental Health, Nottingham 

Citizens UK is the country’s largest civil society alliance. We organise communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. We are the home of community organising in the UK. 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. Community organising is democracy in action: winning victories that change lives and transform communities. Read our values and code of conduct.

We are looking for a part-time Associate Organiser to concentrate on Mental Health issues for Nottingham. Full details can be found in the job description.

Contract: 15 hours per week FTE 0.40

Contract Term: approx 4 Months, starting September

Salary: £9,741.60 pa (Full Time Equivalent £24,354 pa)

Location: Nottingham

How to Apply: Please complete the application form. Save file as 'Your Name - AO MH Nottingham Application'

Please complete the optional Diversity Monitoring Form to help Citizens UK to build accurate data on the diversity of applicants. We appreciate your help and co-operation in completing this form.

Email the Application and Diversity Monitoring Form to: recruitment@citizensuk.org. Please ensure the email subject heading contains your name and the words ‘AO Nottingham Application’.

Key Dates:  
Application deadline is midnight Tuesday 18 August 2020
Interviews to be held: 2 September 2020

Citizens UK is committed to being an inclusive employer. We value a diverse workforce and encourage those with an interest in this role to apply, regardless of whether they meet all the desirable criteria. We invest in our employees and will support you to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver the role. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates.


Associate Organiser - Mental Health, Leicester 

Citizens UK is the country’s largest civil society alliance. We organise communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. We are the home of community organising in the UK. 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. Community organising is democracy in action: winning victories that change lives and transform communities. Read our values and code of conduct.

We are looking for a part-time Associate Organiser to concentrate on Mental Health issues for Leicester. Full details can be found in the job description.

Contract: 1.5 days per per week

Contract Term: 6 Months

Salary: £7,306 pa (Full Time Equivalent £24,354 pa - up to £25,148 pa for experienced candidate)

Location: Leicester

How to Apply: Please complete the application form. Save file as 'Your Name - AO MH Leicester Application'

Please complete the optional Diversity Monitoring Form to help Citizens UK to build accurate data on the diversity of applicants. We appreciate your help and co-operation in completing this form.

Email the Application and Diversity Monitoring Form to: recruitment@citizensuk.org. Please ensure the email subject heading contains your name and the words ‘AO Leicester Application’.

Key Dates:  
Application deadline is midnight Sunday 9 August 2020
Interviews to be held: date to be confirmed

Citizens UK is committed to being an inclusive employer. We value a diverse workforce and encourage those with an interest in this role to apply, regardless of whether they meet all the desirable criteria. We invest in our employees and will support you to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver the role. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates.


Associate Organiser - Thames Valley 

Citizens UK is the country’s largest civil society alliance. We organise communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. We are the home of community organising in the UK. 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. Community organising is democracy in action: winning victories that change lives and transform communities. Read our values and code of conduct.

We are looking for an Associate Organiser for Thames Valley Citizens. Full details can be found in the job description.

Contract: 15 hours per week

Contract Term: 1 September 2020 to 31 March 2021 

Salary: £9,741 pa (Full Time Equivalent £24,354 pa)

Location: Milton Keynes 

How to Apply: Please complete the application form. Save file as 'Your Name - AO Thames Valley Application'

Please complete the optional Diversity Monitoring Form to help Citizens UK to build accurate data on the diversity of applicants. We appreciate your help and co-operation in completing this form.

Email the Application and Diversity Monitoring Form to: recruitment@citizensuk.org. Please ensure the email subject heading contains your name and the words ‘AO Thames Valley Application’.

Key Dates:  
Application deadline is midnight Monday 10 August 2020
Interviews to be held: Monday 17 August 2020

Citizens UK is committed to being an inclusive employer. We value a diverse workforce and encourage those with an interest in this role to apply, regardless of whether they meet all the desirable criteria. We invest in our employees and will support you to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver the role. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates.


 

We do aim to let all candidates know if they have not been shortlisted, however we do not have the resources to give feedback to those not shortlisted.