IkamvaYouth Ongoing Recruitment

Posted on :

6 Jul, 2018

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa

IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty through education. The organisation exists to reduce inequality in South Africa, and its track record of matric results, access to post-school opportunities, and alumni success is proof that positive change is possible.

Job Title: Branch Assistant
Job Location: Nyanga, Cape Town
Salary: R6 890 per month

The purpose of the position is to play a pivotal role in a by-youth for-youth educational movement that empowers young people to take their futures into their own hands.

Responsibilities:

  • Communication and logistics for daily activities, programme delivery and events organisation and communication skills)
  • Personally taking attendance at every homework and tutoring session and ensuring that learners’ attendance improves (Reliability, commitment and good rapport with learners)
  • Organise meetings and compile minutes (Good writing skills)
  • Data capture and File (Attention to detail)
  • Collect school reports and entering data into database (Consistently ensuring that reports are collected, filed and that data is captured)
  • Communicate with volunteers and learners through email, phone and bulk sms
  • Assist with general administration and providing assistance to the branch coordinator (Ability to identify needs, take initiative and be a reliable team member)
  • Assist with general lab duties such as printing, photocopying and ensures proper usage and maintenance of the environment. (Computer skills and organisation)
  • Teach Computer Literacy to learners after school using a simple curriculum provided by IkamvaYouth (Computer literacy skills, tutoring/presenting/teaching experience and ability)

Requirements:

  • A degree or a post-matric qualification
  • Highly entrepreneurial outlook and can-do attitude
  • Organised and efficient;
  • Impeccable time management skills, data collection and reporting must be accurate and timely
  • Passion for working with young people and a pro-active energy
  • Ability to work alone and take initiative
  • Adept at using computers (Microsoft Office, social media and internet)
  • Ability to work virtually (many discussions, meetings and document development occur collaboratively online)
  • As an organisation that supports community development, the preferred candidate would be South African and ideally reside in the WC Province
  • Must be passionate about the power of education to transform lives and communities, and want to make a difference

To apply submit their CV and a cover letter to careers@ikamvayouth.org   with the subject heading “Nyanga BA”

Due to the volume of applicants, should you not receive feedback within two weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

Application Deadline: 10th July, 2018

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