LifeLine Ekurhuleni Job Vacancy – Apply Now!

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14 Jun, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

LifeLine Ekurhuleni is a leading provider of personal skills development and the promotion of emotional wellness for the healing and transformation of individuals and communities in Ekurhuleni. As a community-based, civil society organisation, whose core counselling and victim empowerment services are provided by volunteers, LifeLine involves the community at large and its resources to achieve its objectives.

Job Title: Senior Social Worker / Project Coordinator

Location: Ikhaya Lethemba in Braamfontein, Johannesburg

The purpose of the position is to ensure both the adult and child residents of the Ikhaya Lethemba Shelter receive optimal care and holistic psychosocial support from the LifeLine team, as well as enhancing the knowledge of gender-based violence and human trafficking issues and their impact amongst individuals, families and communities.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and monitor the LifeLine services and team
  • Provide psychosocial support
  • Plan, organise, mobilise for and evaluating community development activities
  • Network, advocacy and linking with diverse stakeholders
  • General administration

Requirements:

  • A four year Bachelors or Honours Degree in Social Work
  • Registration with the SACSSP
  • Minimum of five years’ therapeutic experience within the NGO sector
  • Extensive experience in recruitment and management of both staff and volunteer teams
  • Knowledge of VEP practices and the relevant legislation
  • A valid Code 8 (EB) drivers license
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for spreadsheets, reporting, email and internet
  • Strong, persuasive written and oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities and deadlines over long periods
  • Organisational skills, with a thorough attention to detail
  • A flexible approach to working hours and duties

To apply,  submit a CV, contact details of three referees and motivation letter to [email protected] 

Further correspondence will only be entered into with candidates under consideration for the position.

Should you not receive a response within 14 days of the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful

Application deadline: 19th June, 2018

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