- Job posted on: 1st Jul 2020
- Applications close:
If you’re passionate about Indigenous rights and are looking for a role where you can make real social change, this is an exciting opportunity to join Amnesty International Australia’s Impact team. Our Impact team delivers campaigns to ensure human rights are protected in Australia and around the world. The Indigenous Rights Campaigner is responsible for driving Indigenous campaign strategy, managing the Indigenous Rights Team, bringing Indigenous issues expertise and as a key influencer on Indigenous issues within Amnesty International and across Australia.
To be successful in this role you will bring Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage, an in-depth understanding of Indigenous rights including historical and contemporary issues, demonstrated ability to network and communicate with diverse people including decision makers and people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally diverse backgrounds. This Indigenous identified role also leads and inspires our Indigenous Rights Team towards creating change.
You will be rewarded with generous and flexible working conditions, a fantastic environment working alongside committed and dedicated individuals, the opportunity to be mentored by senior Indigenous and other human rights campaigners and an opportunity to directly contribute to the long-term sustainability of Amnesty International. To view some of the fantastic benefits that you will be offered as an employee, please visit our website.
If this role sounds like you please apply below. You will be required to complete the selection criteria and attach your cover letter and CV.
Amnesty International Australia considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s 42 of the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT) / s 14 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) / sub-s 35(1)(b)(ii) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT), s 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) / sub-s 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA) / s 41 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas) / sub-s 26(3) or s 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) / s 50 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).
Amnesty International Australia is committed to equal opportunities in all areas of our work, community and partner relationships. We want people to achieve their full potential, which will positively impact on our work and the communities in which we operate. Our values empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment. We have a global, multicultural following and want to actively contribute to building a more diverse and inclusive team.
Amnesty International Australia is one of Australia’s largest not for profit organisations. We are an independent, global movement that campaigns courageously for human rights for everyone. We’re ordinary people from all walks of life, standing together for justice, freedom, human dignity and equality. We use our passion and commitment to bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws and free people imprisoned just for voicing their opinion. We’re non-partisan and independent of all governments, political ideology, economic interest or religion to ensure we can speak out on human rights abuses wherever they occur. Everyday we move closer to a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We stand for equality, justice, freedom, and human dignity and uphold these values: