LifeLine Ekurhuleni Latest Job Position

Posted on :

20 Nov, 2018

Category :

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: Project Coordinator/Social Worker
Job Location: Benoni
Start date: As soon as possible
Duration: Fixed-term contract – To end on 14th March 2019.

The purpose of the position is to ensure that both mentally-challenged adults, child victims and witnesses of sexual abuse and other violent crimes receive optimal Intermediary and follow-up services from the LifeLine team, as well as knowledge of child protection, gender-based violence and HIV & AIDS-related 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 evaluate community development activities
  • Networking
  • Advocacy and linking with diverse stakeholders
  • General administration

Requirements:

  • Four-Year Bachelors or Honours Degree in Social Work
  • Registration with the SACSSP
  • Broad experience within the NGO sector
  • Experience in the management of both staff and volunteer teams
  • Knowledge of VEP and child protection practices and the relevant legislation
  • Valid Code 8 (EB) drivers license
  • Computer Literacy: spreadsheets, reporting, email and internet
  • Written and oral communication
  • Presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Priorities and deadlines over long periods
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • 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: 28th November, 2018

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