Vacancies

Two Campaign Development Worker Vacancies – Undocumented Rights and Workplace Rights

Campaign Development Worker – Undocumented Rights 

Closing date for applications 5.30 pm Friday 24th August

MRCI is inviting applications for the role of Campaign Development Worker (CDW) with undocumented migrants. This person will have responsibility for growing the participation and supporting the leadership of undocumented migrants campaigning for change. Together, you will support the development of strategy and tactics, organise actions and events in a dynamic collective campaign process. This role will be supported by the campaign coordinator and the rest of the MRCI team.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who believes that everyone deserves to live free from fear and with dignity. Someone who feels strongly about tackling injustice and growing power with undocumented migrantsn Can you build strong relationships with people? Do you work well in groups? Do you have experience of organising or working on campaigns? Can you roll up your sleeves and get stuck in? If so, this may be the job for you!

Key responsibilities in this role  

  • Through new and existing structures, build relationships and networks with undocumented migrants with a view to growing participation, membership and leadership in campaigns
  • Use creative and empowering methods to support people to organise for change and to take on representational roles
  • With undocumented campaign members, design strategies and actions to secure rights and change
  • Support people to develop new skills, knowledge and analysis through engagement in campaign planning process
  • Use digital communication tools to develop the campaign, build a strong membership base, and grow support for rights and regularisation for undocumented migrants in Ireland
  • Develop policy positions, research and analysis on the situation of undocumented migrants
  • Work with the Deputy Director to identify relevant funding opportunities

Required qualifications/experience/skills

Essential criteria

  • Relevant qualification OR experience in community work/development, campaigns, social or political sciences
  • Clear commitment to and motivated by tackling injustice and advancing worker rights
  • A ‘people person’ clearly able to engage people and build relationships in a campaign

Desirable criteria

  • Working knowledge of Tagalog, Chinese, Arabic or Portuguese is an advantage
  • Clear commitment to collective ways of working for change
  • Experience of working in and some knowledge of campaign strategies and tactics
  • Understanding and analysis of migration, irregular migration and issues facing migrants
  • Ability to plan, with strong organising skills
  • A self-starter, who demonstrates initiative and has the ability to be creative, flexible and innovative
  • Strong office/IT and digital media skills

Terms and Conditions

Duration: This is a full-time fixed term contract from September/October 2018 to December 2019, renewable subject to funding

Remuneration: commensurate with experience: €35,000 – €38,000

Location: Dublin, with some travel out of office hours required 

How to Apply

You MUST email the completed application form marked CDW – Undocumented Rights to hr@mrci.ie by 5.30pm Friday 24th August.

If you are including a 1-2 minute video, instead of an approximately 350 word written statement, (as indicated in question 8 of the application form) please upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox, Google Drive or similar on a private setting and send the link in the email with the application to us. Do not send your video as an attachment as your application will not be received. Our email server cannot handle it.

 PLEASE NOTE: CVs and cover letters WILL NOT be accepted

Interviews will be held the week beginning 3rd of September 2018

MRCI is an equal opportunities employer. For more information on the MRCI, see www.mrci.ie

Campaign Development Worker - Undocumented Rights Application Form July 2018

Campaign Development Worker - Undocumented Migrants Job Description July 2018

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May: May Day March

Campaign Development Worker – Workplace Rights

Closing date for applications 5.30 pm Friday 24th August

MRCI is inviting applications for the role of Campaign Development Worker (CDW) in the area of workplace rights. The CDW will have overall responsibility for growing participation and supporting the leadership of migrant homecare workers and other workers experiencing exploitation to advance rights and protections. This role will be supported by the campaigns coordinator and the rest of the MRCI team.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who believes all workers should be treated fairly and equally. Someone who feels strongly about tackling exploitation and growing worker power to address exploitation and advance rights and standards. Can you build strong relationships with people? Do you work well in groups? Do you have experience of organising or working on campaigns? Can you roll up your sleeves and get stuck in? If so, this may be the job for you!

Key areas of responsibility

  • Develop campaigns with migrant workers to address workplace exploitation, and with home care workers to advance rights and promote better standards, with the support of MRCI’s campaign coordinator
  • Use digital communication tools to develop campaigns, raise awareness and build a strong membership base and network
  • Grow participation, support leadership and use creative and empowering methods to support people to organise for change and to take on representational roles
  • With workers, design strategies and actions to secure rights and change
  • Develop policy positions, research and analysis on exploitation and labour migration in Ireland as part of campaigns
  • Develop a survey and snap shot analysis on current issues for migrant restaurant workers
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders and allies to advance rights and standards
  • Work with the Deputy Director to identify relevant funding opportunities

Required qualifications/experience/skills

Essential criteria

  • Relevant qualification OR experience in community work/development, campaigns, social or political sciences
  • Evident commitment to tackling injustice and advancing worker rights
  • A ‘people person’, clearly able to engage people and build relationships in a campaign

Desirable criteria

  • Working knowledge of Chinese, Arabic, Tagalog, or Portuguese is an advantage
  • Clear commitment to collective ways of working for change
  • Experience and some knowledge of campaign strategies and tactics
  • Understanding and analysis of labour migration and issues facing migrant workers
  • Strong office/IT and digital media skills
  • A self-starter, who demonstrates initiative and has the ability to be creative, flexible and innovative
  • Ability to plan, with strong organising skills

Terms and Conditions

Duration: This is a full-time fixed term contract from September/October 2018 to December 2019, renewable subject to funding

Remuneration: commensurate with experience: €35,000 – €38,000

Location: Dublin, with some travel and out of office hours required

How to Apply

You MUST email the completed application form marked CDW – Workplace Rights to hr@mrci.ie by 5.30pm Friday 24th August.

If you are including a 1-2 minute video, instead of an approximately 350 word written statement, (as indicated in question 8 of the application form) please upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox, Google Drive or similar on a private setting and send the link in the email with the application to us. Do not send your video as an attachment as your application will not be received. Our email server cannot handle it.

PLEASE NOTE: CVs and cover letters WILL NOT be accepted

Interviews will be held the week beginning 3rd of September 2018

MRCI is an equal opportunities employer. For more information on the MRCI, see www.mrci.ie

Campaign Dev Worker - Workplace Rights Application Form July 2018

Campaign Development Worker - Workplace Rights Job Description July 2018