Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Latest Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

21 Jan, 2020

Category :

Management Jobs in South Africa

The purpose of the position is to develop and implement a programme of youth activism development through the establishment of community youth clubs. The AKF is aiming to establish a minimum of 10 such clubs per year over a ten year period.



Job Title: Youth activism programme manager
Location: Gauteng


  • Development and implementation of a youth activism development strategy for the AKF;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the programme of establishment of the youth clubs;
  • Coordinate the implementation of activism and youth mobilisation dimension of campaigns and programmes initiated and or supported by the AKF;
  • To ensure that the youth clubs and their members undergo a programme of political education and training;
  • To establish the necessary support programmes for the overall wellbeing of the members of the clubs;
  • To mobilise resources for the programme and
  • To build the required networks and support systems to ensure the sustainability of the programme.


  • Knowledge of social justice issues and youth activism;
  • Good administrative, analytical, writing, facilitation and presentation skills;
  • Programme and project planning and management;
  • Financial management skills;
  • Ability to lead projects and programmes;
  • Ability to write proposals, presentations and reports;
  • Ability to work under pressure and
  • A valid driver’s licence.
  • Qualifications required:
  • The applicant must have, as a minimum, a bachelor’s degree. This must preferably be in the social sciences area.
  • Absolutely essential:
  • Must be committed to advancing and deepening non-racialism.

Place of work: Please note our offices are located in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg.

To apply

Applications and CV’s must be sent to: neeshanb@gmail.com

Application Deadline: Friday, 31 January, 2020

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