Childsafe New Vacancy – Apply Now!

Posted on :

2 Jul, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

Childsafe is a campaign of the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Southern Africa (CAPFSA) and Safe Kids Worldwide, which promotes optimal health and development of all children in South Africa. Childsafe aims to reduce and prevent intentional and unintentional injuries of all severity through research, education, environmental change and recommendations for legislation.

To achieve this we work in co-operation with government, industry, non-governmental and community based organisations, community groups and individuals. Childsafe believes that every child has a right to grow and flourish in a safe environment without the threat of being hurt.

Childsafe seeks to appoint a  to be based in Cape Town.

Job Title: Project Officer for the Walk This Way (WTW) Scholar Pedestrian Safety Project

Job Location: Cape Town

The Project Officer will be responsible for overall logistical, administrative and some technical support for the WTW project activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general day to day logistical and administrative support to Project Manager for successful implement WTW activities
  • Coordinate and assist in implementation of WTW pedestrian safety education activities in the project schools
  • Ensure data collection on project activities at all participating schools
  • Support the Project Manager on the design and production of project marketing and information materials.
  • Collaborate with other ChildSafe projects to strengthen overall organisational programming for prevention of childhood injuries
  • Represent the WTW project to various stakeholders where appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Community Development or any relevant field
  • Three or more years of professional experience in an NGO setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Be detail-oriented, organised, self-motivated and be able to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate information efficiently and effectively
  • An interest in working with children on pedestrian safety and injury prevention

To apply, submit a CV and one-page covering letter to [email protected] with reference WTW Project Officer in the subject line.

Application Deadline: 13th July, 2018

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