Common Good is looking for a part-time writer to join our Communications team on a fixed term contract until the end of December 2020.
As a social justice NPO, it is imperative that we demonstrate how our work is contributing to positive and lasting change. Storytelling is a key component in both documenting and celebrating that impact it articulates action, fuels hope and motivates our efforts. In a hurting nation, Common Good desires to tell stories of transformation that are taking place through our Early Life, Education and Employment initiatives.
Africa foundations is a non-profit organisation working with communities close, or influential, to core conservation areas, in six countries in Africa. Founded in 1992 the organisations key goals are to facilitate rural communities in the realisation of their development goals, and to promote the preservation of land and wildlife.
Project Title: Education for Employability
Funder: European Union
Location: Pretoria (South Africa)
Duration: 36 Months
Estimated start date: July 2020
Positions: A) Institutional Capacity and Development Expert (Team Leader). B) Education and Skills Expert
The Bulungula Incubator is a non-profit organisation located in a rural area of the Wild Coast, Eastern Cape. Our goal is to sustainably end poverty in a generation while enriching community life and enhancing community cohesiveness. Part of how we do this is supporting the Government schools in our area by using educational programmes to improve outcomes in Mathematics and English.
ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION
Common Good is a Christian faith-based, not-for-profit organisation founded by Common Ground Church in 2005, working in a range of communities. We're passionate about addressing issues of social justice that challenge our city. We seek to make a positive and lasting impact in the areas of early life, education and employment, so that individuals and communities across Cape Town can build brighter futures for themselves.
While there’s far more focus than there has ever been on the importance of mental health; worldwide, the majority of people with mental health concerns do not access the care they need to transform their lives. This is particularly the case in South Africa, where the need is staggeringly high and exacerbated by widespread chronic poverty, crime, unemployment, violence, disease, discrimination and domestic abuse.