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Policy Officer - Energy, Water & Climate Change

SACOSS

Are you passionate about social justice? Want to be part of a team committed to making a difference in people’s lives? An opportunity has become available to join the SACOSS team to help us shape policy and advocacy. We are looking for someone with skills and experience to bring to one or more of the key policy areas of energy, water and climate change.

The South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) works to eliminate poverty, inequality and injustice in SA. We are the peak body for the community services and non-government health sector and our members are not-for-profits who are dedicated to helping the South Australian community.

A key opportunity has arisen for a policy officer to join the team. Reporting to the Director of Policy & Advocacy, this role requires you to work closely with the policy team for policy, advocacy and campaigning. We are looking for someone with skills and experience to bring to one or more of the key policy areas of energy, water and climate change.

Our work aims to ensure consumer protections and affordability for energy and water consumers and this position’s specific focus will be policy development and advocacy in this space.

To be considered for this role you will possess tertiary qualifications in a related discipline, and will have a broad understanding of theories and practices underpinning public policy, social disadvantage and advocacy. You’ll probably have a background in social policy, be keen on advocacy, have excellent written and communication skills and have a real passion for social change.

The position is offered on a part-time basis, initially as a contract for one year with the opportunity to renew the contract subject to funding.

To apply please click Apply Now and follow the instructions.

Want to know more? Please contact Erin Kingisepp, Corporate Services Manager, on (08) 8305 4222.

SACOSS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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