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Lead Community Organiser – QLD/NT

Staff Vacancies

  • Work with TEAR’s community engagement team
  • Exciting mix of strategic thinking, relationship building and supporter empowerment
  • Part-time | Brisbane location

About TEAR Australia

TEAR is a Christian development, relief and advocacy organisation responding to global poverty and injustice. Our vision is for a just and compassionate world in which all people have the opportunity to achieve their God-given potential. To work at TEAR is to live out your vocation; a space where your faith, passion for justice and skills intersect. TEAR offers generous salary packaging benefits, a friendly and flexible work environment, and will challenge you on your faith and justice journey.

We are looking for a Community Organiser in Brisbane

Work with TEAR’s community engagement team and connect with and empower Christians in Australia to engage in prayer, giving, advocacy, living justly, and/or learning. This state-based role is a challenging, creative and rewarding mix of volunteer management, supporter mobilisation and community organising.

You will:

  • Recruit, mobilise and support TEAR’s volunteers and supporter base to take personal action in response to poverty and injustice, and to mobilise others to do the same.
  • Plan and implement community organising aspects of TEAR campaigns.
  • Provide training and development.
  • Develop engaging content for volunteer and supporter communications.

For more information, download the Position Description below.

About You - does this sound like you?

  • You love the church and social justice; your goal is to make sure that every Christian in Australia is challenged and empowered to make biblically-shaped responses to poverty and injustice.
  • You’re a change maker; you can empower others to take coordinated volunteer action on issues which impact on Global Poverty.
  • You pride yourself on your excellent relationship building and communication skills; you value others and work collaboratively to achieve shared goals.
  • You love working with people and enjoy getting out and about, networking with a variety of key stakeholders.
  • You are a strategic thinker and love developing plans and seeing them come to fruition.
  • You are able to utilise a broad range of digital tools to get the job done.
  • You’re a multi-tasker. You’re used to managing multiple priorities, from running a training event, telling a story, writing copy for an EDM or taking a volunteer for a coffee. Making sure things get done is your forte.

How to apply

Applications close: Monday 20 May

Send us your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

In your cover letter tell us:

  1. Why you’ll get a kick out of being our QLD/NT Lead Community Organiser role.
  2. Tell us about the most significant strategy you have led a team of volunteers to deliver.
  3. Address the Position Requirements in the Position Description

Position Description

Download the position description


Contact Tim Johnson - 03 9264 7000

TEAR Australia’s recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the well-being and protection of children. We seek to be a diverse workplace, in which people of different backgrounds, genders and ages work together. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.