Date Added: 13 September 2021
: 27 September 2021
Job Title: Living Wage Worker Community Organiser
Working For: Citizens Uk
Salary: £34,479 pa (includes £3,000 pa London Weighting)
Length of Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week (some unsociable hours)
Pension: 5% employee, 10% employer contribution
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.
Trust for London have committed to invest £4.8m to make London a Living Wage City over the next four years, to lift 50,000 people out of in-work poverty and secure £635m of additional wages for Londoners. This will boost our capacity to organise workers and communities, engage and accredit employers, and further build the profile and support for our biggest campaign. It will add capacity to our community organising, accreditation and comms teams, and will enable us to set up exciting cross-team collaboration seeking to:
Develop leaders - 800 workers and leaders from communities in deprived areas building their power to make change, and 20,000 people engaged in the Living Wage movement.
- Strengthen institutions - 135 civil society institutions engaged and 1600 employers joining the Living Wage movement.
Make change - win £635m of increased pay, lifting 48,000 people onto the real Living Wage and 10,000 people benefitting from Living Hours.
Your role will be to work with other members of our community organising team adding capacity for key member organisations (faith organisations, schools, community groups) to identify workers on less than the Living Wage and build teams of workers to connect with the wider Making London a Living Wage City project as well as identifying opportunities for local action targeted at employers not paying the Living Wage
Closing Date: 27 September 2021