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 drivers 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 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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