Organiser: Labour Migration and Pacific – Position Available

Mar 7, 2017

Position:  Organiser: Labour Migration & the Pacific
Responsibility: Development, organising and campaigning work on migrant labour and refugee rights; responsibility for projects in Pacific Island countries 
Days per week: 
5 days per week, 37.5 hours (full time)
Salary:  $76, 300 annually (or approx. $84,800 with salary packaging entitlement)
Superannuation: 15%
Annual Leave:
 4 weeks per year
Responsible to: Executive Officer
Based in: Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA office in Sydney or in Melbourne

Overall Responsibility

This position’s overall responsibility is to lead and manage Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA’s development, organising and campaigning work on migrant labour and refugee rights. The position also has overarching responsibility for APHEDA’s work in Pacific Island countries. The Organiser is responsible for expanding existing work and developing new initiatives in support of growing the trade union movement and other allied social movements. This role requires an experienced organiser with at least 5 years of union, not for profit, or other campaigning and organising experience, who can work strategically and collaboratively to achieve program outcomes. In undertaking these responsibilities, the Organiser has the full support and guidance of senior staff as appropriate.

There’s a job description to download here.

Union Aid Aboard-APHEDA is the global justice organisation of the Australian trade union movement. We work globally in partnership for the achievement of dignity at work, social justice, economic equality and the realisation of human rights. We work to achieve this through strong unions and social movements, sustainable development programs, global solidarity, and support at times of crisis.


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