TCF Outwork Outreach Officer – CFMEU Manufacturing Division, NSW  (Vietnamese Language required)

Applications close: 5pm on Monday 8 March 2021

The Manufacturing Division is a division of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union. Our industries include textiles, clothing and footwear, forestry, wood-processing, timber & building products, construction activity such as glazing and floor-laying, and manufacturing activity such as furniture-making, glass production, pulp & paper, soft furnishings.

Employer: CFMEU Manufacturing Division

Work Type/s: Part-time – 5 days per fortnight

Classifications: Advocacy & Campaigns, Unions & Workers Rights, Recruitment

Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)

Location: Sydney, NSW 

TCF Sector Outwork Outreach Officer

Work within the Textile Clothing & Footwear Sector, Manufacturing Division CFMEU. The TCF Sector is seeking a new part-time Outwork Outreach Officer to join our high energy, passionate, progressive Compliance team in New South Wales

As an Outwork Outreach Officer, you will:

  • Visit and meet with workers in TCF factories, sweatshops and home-based work environments
  • Plan outworker events, providing information and advice on workers and  Outworkers’ rights
  • Assist to ensure workplaces are compliant
  • Report to the National Compliance officer

Does this sound like you?

  • Experience and Qualifications
  • Vietnamese language is required
  • Experience as an organiser in a union or community context may be an advantage
  • Experience as a delegates /  worker in the industry may be an advantage
  • Passion for the union movement.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated recruitment, organising and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds.

1. Experience working with migrant and no-English speaking background communities.

2. Experience in activist campaigns

  • Drivers Licence
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Capacity to work irregular working hours

Interested? Other information you should know

Applicants must be residents who are eligible to work in Australia and must have eligibility to obtain a Right of Entry Permit.

The position will be based in Sydney.

An attractive remuneration package, commensurate with relevant experience and competence, will be offered to the successful applicant.

How to apply for this job:

Applications should address the Selection Criteria and be submitted by email to Maria Kaplanis, mkaplanis@cfmeumd.org no later than 5pm on Monday 8 March 2021.

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