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​Problem With Activists Doing Good in Africa

In recent years, according to the Erasmus University Rotterdam’s Ben Radley, Western advocacy groups have achieved unprecedented success in mobilising Europeans and North Americans behind a ‘conflict minerals’ campaign to help end the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
 
Radley says the advocacy groups have also attracted strong criticism, both internationally and in the DRC, for the perceived negative impact of their work.
 

Communicating in the CSI Space

In 2014/15, corporate contributions to Corporate Social Investment (CSI) increased to R8.2 billion – up from R2 billion just over a decade ago. This shows not only the commitment of corporates to the socio-economic development of the country, but that that there still remains much to be done in meeting the challenges of inequality, poverty and unemployment in South Africa.
 

UNICEF: Senior Procurement Assistant

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour and action towards children.

Gender DynamiX: Financial Officer

Gender DynamiX (GDX) is a non-governmental, human rights organisation that promotes freedom of expression of gender identity and advocates for the rights of transgender, transsexual and gender non-conforming people.

Gender DynamiX seeks to appoint a Financial Officer, based in Cape Town.

The Financial Officer will fulfil the accounting function.
 
Responsibilities:

United Nations Children’s Fund: Accounting / Finance Assistant

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour and action towards children.

UNICEF seeks to appoint an Accounting/Finance Assistant, based in Pretoria. (job ref: GS5)

Trust for Community Outreach and Education: Finance Manager

The Trust for Community Outreach and Education (TCOE) is the natural organisation operating across four provinces of South Africa that focuses on rural development and land reform, movement building and advocacy.

TCOE seeks to appoint a Finance Manager, based in Cape Town.

The position requires a person with five years experience in Financial and Management accounting and reporting. The role requires someone who will provide Strategic Financial Management and support to the National Director and regional offices.

Responsibilities:

Gender DynamiX: Advocacy Officer

Gender DynamiX (GDX) is a Human Rights organisation focusing our advocacy on transgender, transsexual and gender non-conforming people’s rights and access to services. Gender DynamiX provides information about transgender, transsexual and gender non-confirming identities and seeks to promote awareness and acceptance by means of educating and empowering people from diverse communities, including: government departments, service providers such as medical professionals, teachers, employers, police, journalists and universities.

Centre for Development and Enterprise: Designer/ Developer

The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) is an independent policy research and nonprofit advocacy organisation. It is one of South Africa's leading development think tanks, focusing on critical development issues and their relationship to economic growth and democratic consolidation. Through examining South African realities and international experience, CDE formulates practical policy proposals outlining ways in which South Africa can tackle major social and economic challenges. CDE has a special focus on the role of business and markets in development.

South African Depression and Anxiety Group: Research Intern

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) is a vibrant, community-oriented non-governmental organisation.  As the largest African mental health advocacy and support group, SADAG has been an active first line of support for those in need of support, counselling and education regarding pressing mental health issues for 20 years. Like all responsible NGOs, SADAG has consistently sought to evolve through thorough examination of existing and newly developed interventions.

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