Michael’s Childrens Village Ongoing Recruitment

Posted on :

8 May, 2020

Category :

Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

Michael’s Childrens Village is a Child and Youth Care Centre (CYCC). It is a facility that provides residential/place of safety services with accordance to the children’s Act 35 0f 2005. It cares for approximately 20 children in a family context.

They are a registered House of Safety/Cluster Foster Home/NPO(131-865) based in Mbonisweni/Back Door, South Africa! They focus on children-in-crisis within their community by providing Christ-centered family care which often grows into ‘forever family’ foster placement or adoption!


Job Title: Child and Youth Care Worker
Location: Nelspruit
Employment type: Work full-time as House Parent (24/7)

The purpose of the position is to be a loving care giver for all the children at the base, especially the children placed in their house. This position may be filled by a single woman.


  • Provide care for all children.
  • Offer physical, emotional, and spiritual support to the children on a daily basis.
  • Collaborate with the on-site social worker for the development of the children.


  • Age between 27-45
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • A Diploma in Child and Youth Care NQF level 4
  • Social Axillary worker qualification
  • Current Registration with SACSSP
  • Police and Child Protection Register clearance
  • A Christian faith
  • Proficient in English and Siswati
  • Desired Qualities:
    • Experience in a residential CYCC
    • An understanding of the Childrens Act and other child related legislation
    • An understanding of how a happy and healthy family operates
    • Conflict Management
    • Leadership and Self-Motivation
    • Energetic, Loving, and Patient personality
    • Drivers License/ PDP


  • This position will earn R4,000 per month with opportunities of future increase. Higher salaries can be discussed based on experience and qualifications.
  • This position will earn a standard three weeks (21 days including weekends) annual leave per year. The employee will also be granted one weekend off every 8 weeks. This position will also provide standard sick, family responsibility, and emergency leave.
  • This employee will be provided with free housing, food, and job-related transportation while on duty at the center.
  • Opportunities of Continuing Education.

To apply

Submit CV, qualifications and contactable references or queries with salary expectations to management.mcv@gmail.com.

Application Deadline: Saturday, 6 June, 2020

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