Chrysalis Academy New Job Opening

Posted on :

13 Jun, 2018

Category :

NGO Jobs in South Africa

The Chrysalis Academy is a nonprofit organisation based in Tokai offering a three-month residential youth development programme for youth of the Western Cape.

Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Cape Town
Salary: R187 629 yearly

This is a one year fixed term contract


  • Provide counselling services to students, graduates, Instructors and families as well as staff and interns
  • Create and maintain a database of relevant social services organisations
  • Provide coaching services to the Instructor Team and Interns at the Academy
  • Co-facilitate parent and family workshops
  • Facilitation of life skills programmes for students, Instructors and graduates
  • Provide therapeutic support groups for students, (e.g. Substance Abuse group, Positive Parenting etc.)


  • Degree in Social Work
  • Registered with the SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP)
  • Minimum of three years’ Social Worker experience
  • Experience working with young adults
  • Counselling experience in trauma, loss and substance abuse
  • A valid driver’s license is compulsory
  • A well-established network of referrals
  • Display exemplary youth leadership/role modelling and share the Academy’s values and embody the holistic approach
  • Counselling skills
  • Communication skills
  • Facilitation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Computer skills Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
  • Administrative skills

To apply, submit a copy of your CV with a motivation letter; proof of SACSSP registration; certified copies of ID, Licence and Qualification to [email protected] or hand deliver it to our offices at Porter Estate, Tokai Road, and Tokai.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline:  15 June, 2018

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