• British Columbia
  • Type: Full Time
  • Vancouver

Website CLC

Bulletin No. 2023-05
Regional Representative, Pacific Region
Vancouver, British Columbia

Internal Deadline: March 20, 2023

External Deadline: March 24, 2023

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is the largest labour organization in Canada, bringing together dozens of national and international unions, provincial and territorial federations of labour and community-based labour councils to represent more than 3 million workers across the country.

Our staff are a team of dynamic professionals dedicated to growing worker power and ensuring every working person has a voice on the job. When you work at the CLC, you’re more than just an individual employee — you’re helping to lead a movement.

The Canadian Labour Congress has a vacancy for a Regional Representative in our Pacific Region office, based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Under the direction of the Pacific Regional Director, the Representative will:

  • work with labour councils and the federation of labour to assist in the local development and delivery of CLC programs;
  • plan and coordinate the implementation of campaigns at the regional and local levels;
  • liaise with the affiliates on municipal strategies;
  • provide CLC support for activities of social justice partners at the provincial and local levels. This includes assisting to identify new opportunities for coalition building, community organizing and animation;
  • maintain and develop CLC education program materials and modules related to campaigns in the service area and the region;
  • deliver CLC educational programs within the region;
  • provide media coordination for labour councils and the CLC in the region;
  • initiate programs to raise the profile of the labour movement and establish community media contacts in area of responsibility;
  • other duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • a sound knowledge of the labour movement and our social and economic equality goals;
  • a good understanding of CLC regional structure, including labour councils, the education program and other regionally-delivered programs;
  • excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office products and design experience (newsletters, etc.);
  • proficiency in social media and modern communication tools;
  • adult education training and experience, including experience using education techniques typically employed in the labour movement;
  • demonstrated experience developing and maintaining educational materials;
  • minimum of 3 years’ experience in community organizing and animation;
  • minimum of 3 years’ successful experience working with labour councils and community groups to plan and deliver campaigns;
  • successful experience in developing effective working relationships with the media to ensure coverage of issues and events;
  • the ability to work with other organizations inside the labour movement and with community and coalition partners;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated leadership ability;
  • collective bargaining and union representation experience;
  • ability to integrate a feminist and anti-racist perspective into union work;
  • ability to carry out frequent overnight travel both within and outside the region.

The annual starting salary for this position is $95,776.11, plus applicable benefits under the collective agreement of the IAMAW, Local Lodge 3111 CULR. This includes generous health, vision, and dental benefits, group life insurance and LTD coverage, pension, as well as a monthly vehicle allowance and coverage for fuel, internet, and cell phone.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing how your qualifications match the above requirements to the attention of Lori McCarthy, Director of Human Resources, via email: hr@clcctc.ca by March 20, 2023, for internal candidates, and March 24, 2023, for external candidates. Please quote Bulletin 2023-05 in your application.

Note: The CLC will complete its internal hiring process prior to proceeding with external candidates. While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Canadian Labour Congress is an equal opportunity employer. Members of equity seeking groups are encouraged to self-identify. Women, workers of colour, workers with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit, intersex and Indigenous workers are encouraged to apply for this position.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@clcctc.ca