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Casual Job oppurtunity

Price: $26.14/hour
Suburb: Canberra

Flexible work available as a Change Agent with Community Shapers!

Community Shapers is a progressive call centre based in Canberra helping to shape a fairer, more sustainable world. We believe in the power of values-led, well-informed, and inspired over-the-phone conversation to effect social change. It is through this service that we support the progressive movement in Australia by strengthening and growing their membership bases as well as increasing awareness of and support for their campaigns through a combination of advocacy and fundraising over-the-phone outreach.

Community Shapers leads by example, and we are committed to upholding the utmost ethical and professional standards of fundraising, both in terms of how we treat and remunerate our staff and in how we engage our clients' supporters.

Every day we prioritise building a respectful, inclusive, and supportive work environment with the feeling of an activist hub. We work together to solve problems, communicate with empathy, and encourage our employees to join the relevant union.
We only partner with progressive clients working towards a fairer, kinder, more sustainable world, and we only hire Change Agents who share similar values.

Role & Responsibilities
In the role of a Change Agent you will work closely with other Change Agents and the Campaign Facilitators to support progressive campaigns. Change Agents need to be professional, friendly, and above all have a passion for social justice, equality, and caring for the environment.

Change Agents are required to:
Make phone calls to supporters of progressive organisations;
Have meaningful conversations and connect with people on shared values;
Be professional, passionate, and energetic; and
Look for areas to develop own skills and respond positively to feedback.

Essential criteria
An interest/engagement in Australian politics
Shares progressive values and believes in a more equitable, sustainable, and caring Australia
Good conversationalist
An optimistic outlook and positive energy
A desire to contribute, in a working capacity, to something you believe in

Desirable criteria
Experience working or volunteering with Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), community groups, research groups, activist groups, unions, progressive religious groups, or similar

You will be engaged as a casual employee at a pay rate of $26.14/hour. A minimum of 2 shifts per week is required (you can nominate the 2 days that suit you), and shifts take place Monday to Friday 2.30pm - 7.30pm.

We are located in a vibrant office space in Civic, near the ANU.

How to apply for this job
Please email your cover letter and resume to, using the subject line: Change Agent application

Your cover letter must address each of the Essential Criteria and advise the days and times of your availability. It is encouraged that you address the Desirable Criteria. Please provide the details and contact information for two current referees.

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