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COVID-Safe Workplaces Outreach Organisers

Victorian Trades Hall Council

The Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) is looking for people who want to make a difference.

We are seeking to employ two fixed term Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Outreach Organisers on a 10 month (until 30 June 2022) contract to work in our Carlton office as part of our OHS Team.

The OHS Outreach Organisers will be responsible for helping workplaces be COVID-safe by connecting with workers and workplaces to promote the importance of QR code check-in and other COVID safe activities. The Organisers will also be responsible for promoting vaccine take-up amongst workers.


  • Outreach to workers, workplaces and places where workers meet to educate, inform and promote the importance of QR code check-in and other COVID safe activities
  • Provide information to tackle vaccine hesitancy and promote vaccine take-up rates amongst workers
  • Monitor a purpose-built website, phone line and text messaging service to provide COVID safe/OHS advice and referrals for COVID enquiries
  • Track and report on activities to meet funding requirements
  • Provide administrative support as needed to deliver the project, and other duties as required


  • A commitment to social justice and trade union principles
  • Professional or personal experience working with union members, delegates or HSRs
  • Strong communication and conversations skills
  • Ability to work to a project plan, within budget and timelines
  • Outgoing, fast learning, adaptive and enthusiastic


  • Some digital knowledge using simple online platforms and websites
  • Some knowledge of Victoria’s OHS system
  • Previous experience implementing or monitoring a COVID-safe workplace plan
  • Previous experience of working in a COVID high-risk workplace or setting


The position is based at Trades Hall in Carlton, Victoria, and will report to the Secretary through the OHS Team Lead. Attractive salary package (approx. $62,000), including a monthly RDO and 12% superannuation.

Women and people from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please direct any queries regarding this role to: [email protected], using the subject line: COVID-Safe Workplaces Outreach Organisers enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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