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Clean State
  • Reporting to: Lead Organiser
  • Work location: Perth
  • Grade: WA SACS Award Level 3.1
  • Salary (hourly): $36.39 (including 20% casual loading; weekend loading will also apply to applicable hours worked)
  • Status: Casual


Clean State is looking for Organisers to join our organising team to set up and develop a distributed network of Clean State supporters and volunteers across the state to drive progressive change.


Clean State is an independent initiative advocating for action on climate change and jobs in Western Australia. We represent thousands of individuals and hundreds of businesses and other organisations who are dedicated to climate action across the state. We promote solutions that create thousands of jobs supporting businesses, families and communities and make our state a fairer, safer place to live and work.


The Community Organisers work within the organising team to build grassroots power by leading the implementation of organising strategy that will increase the number of people involved, leaders trained, and engagement of people with influence to achieve Clean State’s advocacy goals.

As an organiser with Clean State, you will be responsible for:

  • Engaging in on-the-ground community mobilisation activities including door-knocking, events, community outreach, etc.
  • Engagement with different stakeholder groups including local government and businesses.
  • Attending volunteer meetings, events and training in the field where required.
  • Drafting high quality event materials, creative collateral and supporter communications.
  • Participating in a strong team culture of experimentation, innovation, evaluation and learning.
  • Working constructively within the organising team to execute its strategy and meet its goals.
  • Data management and administration.


  • Is passionate about creating social change, especially building people power to help drive a just transition to address climate change.
  • Has some level of digital skills and a willingness to learn new technologies, and who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills including active listening and meaningful conversations.
  • Cares deeply about supporting others to step up into leadership.
  • Is ambitious and excited about scale - knowing that we need to do more, faster and bigger than ever before.
  • Is nimble with a can-do attitude and come up with creative solutions to tricky situations.


  • Experience building strong and diverse communities of volunteers
  • Prior experience working with volunteers in an election context
  • Experience in copywriting or persuasive email writing
  • Experience in planning creative actions
  • Experience with NationBuilder


  • Current Working with Children Check

If these criteria speak to you, you could be the perfect person for the job. Formal education, qualifications and extensive experience matter less to us than a positive attitude, initiative and willingness to learn.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, a diverse range of genders, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences to apply for this opportunity.

This opportunity is ideal for entry-level organisers. Students, candidates with little organising experience, and those new to the community are encouraged to apply. Passion for climate action, a positive attitude and good work ethic are the most important attributes for the role. If you want to help fight for a safer climate, please apply regardless of whether you feel you possess all the skills outlined in this ad.

Interviews and offers will occur on a rolling basis as suitable candidates apply, so an immediate start is possible for anyone looking to jump in straight away.

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