Youth & Community Organiser (CAP0378)

OxfamGB, Oxford or Manchester, United Kingdom

Skill Required:, Policy/ Advocacy and Campaign
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st December, 2018

Job Description

Do you have demonstrable experience of group management or working with networks of campaigners?

Do you have excellent marketing and communication skills that you’ve used to successfully recruit and engage young people and volunteers?

Do you have an ability to manage a range of campaigning projects and form excellent relationships with our supporter base?

If the answer is yes, then, we would like to hear from you.

The team:

The Campaign Participation Team exists to strengthen the power of people to engage with our campaigns, take meaningful action and influence change, so we can tackle the root causes of poverty. We inform and educate communities of the issues that cause and perpetuate poverty inspiring individuals to act. We empower our campaigners to make tangible change happen. We engage our supporters to take action with us regularly. We also improve the creativity and external impact of our public engagement.

What we are looking for:

As a Youth and Community Organiser you will play a crucial part in the Campaigns, Policy & Influencing Team by providing training, campaign development, mobilisation activities and support for our network of volunteers and supporters.

In this multi-faceted and challenging role, you will grow and develop Oxfam’s network of volunteers and campaign groups in universities, schools and communities as well as being a central point of contact for Oxfam supporters. You will inspire and support Oxfam volunteers to achieve Oxfam’s UK campaigns objectives, equipping them with the resources they need to campaign.

In return, we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package (see our Oxfam’s Promise attachment for more details).

Please note candidates should have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.

Additional information

  • Location: Manchester or Oxford
  • Hours: 36
  • Salary: £30,375 gross p.a.
  • Region: Policy, Programme and Campaigns
  • Job Family: Programme
  • Division: Campaigns, Policy & Influencing
  • Job Type: Open ended
  • Closing Date: 21 December 2018

About Us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, click on the link below for more information and to apply.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

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