Nal’ibali New Position – Apply Now!

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13 Jul, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

Nal’ibali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”) is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign. It seeks to spark and embed a culture of reading across South Africa, so that reading, writing, and sharing stories – in all South African languages – is part of everyday life.

Job Title: Master Trainer
Job Location: Johannesburg

The successful candidate will support the Training Manager in the execution of the training and mentorship strategy for Nal’ibali as per the strategic direction of the campaign.


  • Activate and coordinate training cycle phases (pre-during-post training activities) according to scheduled training logs from internal departments (administrators) and external interested parties.
  • Lead and coordinate pre-training/mentorship sessions, including necessary training material and logistics, with provincial support coordinators (and partners) as guided by the Training Manager
  • Assemble Training team combinations for training events as guided by the Training Manager for scheduled (internal) and responsive (external) training events.
  • Fulfil full training facilitation role at selected training sessions and special projects as guided by the Training manager
  • Assist and contribute to curriculum design, development and orientation processes as guided by the Training Manager
  • Coordinate, facilitate and guide interactive learning at own LM spaces designed to improve literacy practice (reading and story play clubs – including media platforms)
  • Conduct preliminary analysis of training/mentorship evaluations/reflections/feedback and share key recommendations with Training Manager for further consideration and action.
  • Monitor and track training programme activities, to handle any issues arising, including escalating these to the training manager
  • Facilitate training reflective platform discussions across social media platforms, working with the communication Team.
  • Drive supplement activation process through the scheduled authoring of the supplement spark guide, including tracking supplement usage trends emerging from data collected.
  • Lead and respond to on-site mentorship requests from both internal departments and external partners.
  • Maintaining and integration of plans, schedules and resources, working with other programme departments to ensure administrative synergy.
  • Ensure record keeping as prescribed by the Training manager


  • Related tertiary qualification a necessity, particularly in the fields of education, project management, and/or social development
  • Speak more than one South African languages; fluency in English, Sesotho, Sepedi, Setswana and/or Xitsonga strongly preferred
  • Proven work experience as Training coordinator
  • Track record in facilitation of successful training programs
  • Track record in coordinating diverse training teams
  • Familiarity with training cycle activities
  • Have valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to travel


  • Facilitation, presentation, coaching and mentorship skills.
  • Communication and Leadership skills.
  • Multi-tasking and Time-management skills.

To apply, submit your motivational letter and CV to [email protected] with your name and surname, position title on the subject line.

Note that feedback will be provided to shortlisted candidates only.

Application Deadline: 20th July, 2018

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