YMCA Athlone: Resident House Father

The YMCA Athlone renders accessible and stimulating programs seeking opportunities to develop and empower all people by providing a safe and caring environment to bring about positive change.

YMCA Athlone seeks to appoint a Resident House Father to be based in Kewtown, Athlone.

Start Date: 1 December 2018

The purpose of the Resident House Father is to manage and care for a high functional hostel with young adults who are between 18-35. The position entails supervision of the tenants and ensuring the values of the organization are met.


Call for Organizational Profiles: uMgungundlovu District AIDS Council

The purpose of this call is to invite Community-based Organizations (CBOs) to submit their organizational profiles to SisterLove International South Africa (SLiSA) for review; in order to collaboratively implement the iSTARSHIPP (Innovative Strategies for Those At Risk Seeking High Impact Prevention and PrEP) Program. The program will be implemented in the uMgungundlovu District, Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, under the oversight of the uMgungundlovu District AIDS Council.

Country Fun Day

Join us in a fantastic day out for the whole family and support 2 charities in the process! 

Beautiful Horse Performances by Monte Cavallo Stud
Para Dressage Display by Shani de Beer
Dog Dancing - Pony Rides - Face Paiting

10:00 am Gates Open

10:30 am Star Wars Act - Darth Vader and Princess Leia - pas de deux

11:00 am Dog Dancing

12:00 pm Frozen - Queen Elsa and her white beauty plus photo opportunity after act
12:30 pm Solo Classical Dressage

13:00 pm Solo Para Dressage

Why Are You Laughing?

The recent protests which have rocked the Southern parts of Johannesburg, more specifically the Coloured townships of Eldorado Park and Ennerdale, should not be looked at in isolation. The organisation and mobilisation of this largely unemployed, marginalised, and erased people have been a recurring trend across Johannesburg, from Reiger Park to Westbury. They pertain primarily to two matters, a “housing” crisis and the issue of criminality.

Face-to-Face Outreach Key to Wooing Young Voters

In the last municipal election in 2011, only 28 percent of young people aged 20-29 voted.

Before the first registration weekend for the poll this August, the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) says more than 80 percent of the 9.1-million eligible voters who are not registered were under 35 years old.

If young people don’t vote, their concerns will not carry enough weight in the halls of power, and policy will ignore the needs of young people.

UJ, NYDA Launch New Youth Institute

A new institute to nurture young thinkers was launched by the National Youth Development Agency in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg (UJ).
Launching the Youth Development Institute (YDI), Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, says: “The institute will be a hub for young researchers and central point of reference for all youth related matters.”

Transitioning to a Healthy Adulthood: Lessons Learned from Adolescent Girls Living with HIV in Urban Zambia

The International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW) and Zambart conducted formative research between January and April 2015 to generate evidence-based ideas for services and programmatic interventions that support healthy transitions to adulthood among adolescent girls living with HIV in Zambia.
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Enhancing a Regional Response to Crimes of Sexual Violence: Regional Roundtable Discussion Summary

‘Enhancing a Regional Response to Crimes of Sexual Violence: Regional Roundtable Discussion Summary’ provides a summary of a roundtable discussion to capitalise on the ideas and lessons learned from stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Kenya who are actively engaged with efforts to end impunity for sexual violence in their respective communities, as well as with PHR's training and advocacy programme.
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Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges

‘Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges’ seeks to identify areas where reproductive health has advanced or not according to four main indicators: Adolescent birth rate, contraceptive prevalence rate, unmet need for family planning rate, proportion of demand for contraception satisfied.

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Partners & Allies: Toolkit for Meaningful Adolescent Girl Engagement

‘Partners & Allies: Toolkit for Meaningful Adolescent Girl Engagement’s goal is to enable institutions, programmes, and project teams to strategically and meaningfully engage girls as equal and active participants in the leadership and development of their communities, nations, and the world. This is not a programme design toolkit, it is a comprehensive resource that will answer the why, how, and when related to safe and effective adolescent girl engagement.
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