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  • AIDS Consortium: Policy and Advocacy Officer

    The AIDS Consortium
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, May 3, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The AIDS Consortium (AC) founded in 1992, is one of the largest NGO networks in South Africa, serving over 1000 affiliated members in the HIV/AIDS and human rights sectors. The mission and vision of AC encapsulates driving social change through building capacity and AIDS competence across its membership network, as well as within the sector.

    AC seeks to appoint a Policy and Advocacy Officer, based at its national office in Aeroton, Johannesburg.
     
    This is a two-year fixed term contract, with possibility of renewal depending on funding.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Provide efficient and flexible policy, advocacy;
    • Report support to the AIDS Consortium and its partners;
    • Develop and advocate for AC positions that will further the objectives of its workplan;
    • Gather information which allows AC and its partners to demonstrate the change their work is bringing to people’s lives;
    • Use AC and other networks to inform HIV related research, policy and advocacy;
    • Analyse and write policy and advocacy statements, submissions and documents on policy issues relating to HIV and AIDS in South Africa;
    • Represent AC on occasion and continue the existing good relationships these organisations have developed with stakeholders and supporters.
    Requirements:
    • Minimum of three years relevant post graduate experience in research, policy analysis or advocacy in HIV/AIDS;
    • Community development experience;
    • Understand policy issues with regard to HIV/AIDS, from a human rights framework and perspective;
    • Understand advocacy and campaigning work;
    • Ability to tailor messages for different audiences;
    • Background in policy and advocacy in the field of HIV/AIDS;
    • Research, analytical and critical evaluation skills;
    • Project and events management skills;
    • Knowledge of human Rights, HIV/AIDS; NSP literacy;
    • Knowledge of  local structures, civil society, public health, governance and human rights;
    • Organisational skills and ability to manage complex work load while working to tight deadlines;
    • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a small team;
    • Communication and writing skills;
    • ICT skills (Advanced computer literacy);
    • Fluency in at least three official languages, including English;
    • Ability to prioritise;
    • Attention to detail;
    • Leadership skills;
    • Flair, intelligence,and energy to work in a challenging environment;
    • Honest, reliable, assertive, organised, integrity, patience, self initiator and pro-active;
    • Willingness to travel locally and internationally and connect and work with people from different backgrounds;
    • Valid South African driver’s licence.
    Candidates living positively with HIV are encouraged to apply.

    To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three current referees and motivational cover letter with indication of remuneration expectation to Gerard Payne at gerard@aidsconsortium.org.za by no later than 16h00, of the closing date.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more about the AIDS Consortium, refer to www.ac.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Sport for Social Change Network: Junior Project Officer

    Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) Southern Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Sunday, October 5, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) is a meeting point for non-governmental and community-based organisations involved in sport for development. In March 2012 the SSCN became an independent legal entity and is registered as a nonprofit company.

    SSCN seeks to appoint a Junior Project Officer, based in Pretoria Sunny Side / Gauteng Province.

    The ideal candidate should be a Sport for Social change enthusiast.

    Contract period: October 2014 - June 2015.

    Responsibilties:
    • Co-manage the implementation of specific projects during the contractual period supervised by the Hub Coordinator;
    • Assist Hub Coordinator in putting together contractual agreements;
    • Liaise between project coordinators / non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the Hub Coordinator regularly;
    • Ensure that projects are implemented according to the contractual agreements by SSCN members according to specified budget lines and project activities;
    • Manage and collect all reports / financial and narrative from NGO project coordinators (Contracted SSCN Members) according to the specified time lines;
    • Manage the project coordinators (SSCN Members) implementing specific projects through regular communication, emails or phone calls;
    • Guide and support NGO (Contracted SSCN Member) with the planning of specific events and project activities directed by the Hub Coordinator;
    • Provide weekly updates to Hub Coordinator on progress of specific projects;
    • Work closely with office administrator with regards to filing;
    • Assist with sourcing new funding and partner opportunities;
    • Participate in strategic planning of future activities aimed at further developing the SSCN;
    • Put together and manage monthly SSCN Newsletter.
    Requirements:
    • Relevant project management Degree or Diploma can successfully manage project plans and budgets;
    • Minimum of three years working experience (Preferably in the NGO sector);
    • Excellent writing and speaking skills;
    • Creative and innovative thinker, (Outside the box);
    • Ability to work independently /unsupervised;
    • Ability to work and deliver under pressure;
    • Problem solver and solution driven;
    • Ability to carry out instructions directed by the Hub Coordinator;
    • Computer literate, Microsoft office - Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
    • Must have a valid code 8 South African or International drivers licence;
    • Ideal personal attributes:
      • Self-motivated and independent;
      • Able to work un supervised;
      • Results driven;
      • Team player;
      • Willing to learn and go the extra mile;
      • Committed and dedicated to task position;
      • Friendly with a people centered (others first) personality;
      • Honest and reliable;
      • Good listener.
    Salary: R9 000 monthly / total cost to organisation.

    To appy, submit a CV to allan@sscn.co.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Applicants need to have a valid police clearance and therefore give the SSCN permission to request this upfront if the candidate is shortlisted, If the applicant is a foreigner you should have a valid South African work permit valid for the contractual period mentioned above.

    Applicants who have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date should consider their application as unsuccessful.

    For more about the Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) Southern Africa, refer to www.sscn.co.za/pages/home.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Sport for Social Change Network: Project Administrator

    Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) Southern Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Sunday, October 5, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) is a meeting point for non-governmental and community-based organisations involved in sport for development. In March 2012 the SSCN became an independent legal entity and is registered as a nonprofit company.

    SSCN seeks to appoint a Project Administrator, based in Pretoria Sunny Side / Gauteng Province.

    The ideal candidate should be a Sport for Social change enthusiast

    Contract period: October 2014 - June 2015

    Responsibilities:
    • Manage the front desk switch board (reception area) directing phone calls;
    • Manage and organise all filing for SSCN;
    • Inform non-governmental organisations (NGOs) contracted by the SSCN for specific projects on deadlines for their reports and ensure that reports are received, captured and filed accordingly, including financial and narrative reports and original call for disbursements;
    • Assist with first phase for payments consisting of setting up the requisition forms with invoice for the Hub Coordinator. After payment ensure that all requisitions including, original invoice and proof of payments are filed accordingly for the finance officer;
    • Take minutes for meetings when requested by Hub Coordinator;
    • Set up meetings for the Hub Coordinator;
    • Assist with getting quotes for specific projects and liaise between Hub Coordinator and service providers;
    • Purchase office stationery and equipment;
    • Manage office inventory for equipment and stationery;
    • Manage office up keep, ensuring the office cleaned weekly;
    • Assist with sourcing new funding and partner opportunities.
    Requirements:
    • Relevant diploma or certificate in office administration;
    • Minimum of two years working experience;
    • Good administrative skills;
    • Good computer skills, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; experience with website content management;
    • Good communication skills (Written and Verbal);
    • Excellent planning and organisational skills;
    • Ideal personal attributes:
      • Self-motivated and independent;
      • Able to work un supervised;
      • Results driven;
      • Team player;
      • Willingness to learn and go the extra mile;
      • Committed and dedicated to task position;
      • Friendly with a people centered / others first personality;
      • Honest and reliable.
    Salary: R4 000 monthly/total cost to organisation.

    To appy, submit a CV to allan@sscn.co.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Applicants need to have a valid police clearance and therefore give the SSCN permission to request this upfront if the candidate is shortlisted, If the applicant is a foreigner you should have a valid South African work permit valid for the contractual period mentioned above.

    Applicants who have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date should consider their application as unsuccessful.

    For more about the Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) Southern Africa, refer to www.sscn.co.za/pages/home.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • AIDS Consortium: Manager - MER Portfolio

    The AIDS Consortium
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, June 30, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The AIDS Consortium NPC (AC), founded in 1992, is one of the largest NGO networks in South Africa, serving over 200 affiliated NGO members in the HIV, AIDS and Human Rights sector. AC is the appointed South African Linking Organisation of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (IHAA), represents its network on the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) as the Sector Leader, and is an accredited training service provider. The mission and vision of AC encapsulates driving social change with a focus on strengthening community systems through building organisational and competence around HIV, TB and AIDS issues across their membership network, as well as within the sector. A firm Human Rights approach underpins all AC work.

    The AIDS Consortium NPC seeks to appoint a Manager for the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (MER) portfolio, based in Aeroton, Johannesburg.

    The MER Manager will report to the Executive Director.

    Responsibilities:
    • Provide AC with strategic performance monitoring and evaluation (M&E) guidance and programme / project reporting, this includes the development of M&E frameworks and tools, staff and implementing partner training to identify results, and reporting to donors on indicators and results;
    • Develop, implement and review AC monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems and tools;
    • Develop and implement programme monitoring and evaluation systems that meet donor, stakeholder and project requirements;
    • Regularly monitor the outputs for indicators listed in the organisation’s and project MER framework;
    • Report on project outputs to funder and relevant stakeholders;
    • Design and conduct programme evaluations;
    • Verify collected data for quality assurance;
    • Develop best practice documents and reports based on programme/project outcomes;
    • Develop and conduct MER capacity building programmes for staff and implementing partners to enhance understanding and use of effective MER tools and systems;
    • Manage Affiliate database;
    • Identify other operations research opportunities and needs arising from projects (including surveys, project assessments etc.);
    • Analyse research data, develop reports and publications;
    • Ensure appropriate communication/feedback of the research findings to stakeholders;
    • Present research findings at meetings and/or conferences.
    Requirements:
    • Educational level required:  A relevant degree in health or other directly related discipline;
    • Experience working with donor driven programmes in South African communities;
    • Demonstrated experience in HIV/Human Rights programme MER in South Africa;
    • Demonstrated experience in managing systems and people;
    • Strong writing skills and experience in reporting to international donors;
    • Ability to communicate technical data to non-technical audiences;
    • Ability to facilitate MER training and transfer basic skills to others;
    • Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities;
    • Fluency in at least two South African languages;
    • Driver’s licence is a requirement;
    • Experience in working with key populations is a plus;
    • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across teams and community-based organisations;
    • Advanced computer literacy;
    • Presentation skills.
    Remuneration: R300K - R350K Cost-To-Company.

    Please note: National and international travel might be required
     
    To apply, submit a CV with contact details of three current referees, a motivational cover letter, and indication of remuneration expectation to Rhulani Lehloka at rhulani@aidsconsortium.org.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    Candidates living positively with HIV are encouraged to apply. 

    For more about the AIDS Consortium, refer to www.ac.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Mfesane: Business Development Coordinator

    Mfesane
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Mfesane is a development agency, dedicated to empowering marginalised communities and driving sustainable social change.

    Mfesane seeks to appoint a Business Development Coordinator, based in Cape Town.

    Responsibilities:
    • Find employment opportunities for students graduating from Mfesane technical and vocational education and training division;
    • Interact with business and government and other employment stakeholders;
    • Visit and network with employers and other stakeholders to improve job placements;
    • Keep an up to date database of learners;
    • Prepare and compile reports weekly,monthly, quaterly and yearly as required by management;
    • Promote Mfesane services at corporate organisations, government and other stakeholders;
    • Attend meetings and workshops when necessary;
    • Follow up on job placement;
    • Gather life stories of ex-trainees quaterly;
    • Link graduates with potential employers;
    • Coordinate on the job / in service training;
    • Manage all job and Business Centre Activities;
    • Assist with the coordination of learners entry guidance and support.
    Requirements:
    • Diploma / Degree;
    • Skills Development Facilitator;
    • Drivers licence;
    • Minimum of three years working experience in the same field;
    • Negotiation skills;
    • Creative;
    • Entrepreneurial skills.
    To apply, submit applications to milly@mfesane.org.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    For more about Mfesane, refer to www.mfesane.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • AIDS Consortium: Trainers

    The AIDS Consortium (AC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, October 25, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The AIDS Consortium (AC) founded in 1992, is one of the largest NGO networks in South Africa, serving over 1000 affiliated members in the HIV/AIDS and human rights sectors. The mission and vision of AC encapsulates driving social change through building capacity and AIDS competence across its membership network, as well as within the sector.

    AC is the appointed South African Linking Organisation of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (IHAA), represents its network on the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) as the Sector Leader, and is an accredited training service provider. The mission and vision of AC encapsulates driving social change with a focus on strengthening community systems through building organisational  and competence around HIV, TB and AIDS issues across its membership network, as well as within the sector.  A firm Human Rights approach underpins all AC work.

    AC seeks to appoint two Trainers, based in Polokwane, Limpopo.

    The successful incumbents will report to the Training Manager, working closely with the broader AC team and allocated affiliated CBOs. The successful applicants will be required to fulfil the primary functions in a professional manner.

    This is a one-year fixed term contract, with the possibility of renewal, funds permitting.

    Responsibilities:

    Capacity development 
    • Organising  and conducting accredited organisational development training for CBOs;
    • Organising and conducting technical training for community mobilisers;
    • Working with relevant bodies to deliver quality training;
    • Content development within the organisation;
    • Faciliate relationship building between CBOs and other community structures;
    • Mentor and support CBOs and community mobilisers;
    • Profile participating organisations;
    • Conduct organisational capacity needs assessments.
    Administration and logistics 
    • Logistics coordination– ensuring smooth running of training and other AC events;
    • Coordinating travel arrangements for training participants, including travel reimbursements;
    • Develop and keep updated files of all organisations participating in the capacity development programme.
    Monitoring, reporting and evaluation
    • Collect data and submit to head office in Johannesburg;
    • Write reports on all work conducted.
    Requirements:
    • Relevant three year qualification in Community Development and training;
    • Minimum of three years of experience in community development and training of CBOs;
    • Experience and knowledge on Organisational Development and Advocacy;
    • Mentorship, coaching and organisational assessment experience;
    • Excellent facilitation and training skills;
    • Excellent report writing skills;
    • Project and event management skills;
    • Communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Excellent logistics and administrative skills;
    • Fluency in English and at least two South African indigenous official languages;
    • Valid driver’s licence;
    • Willingness to travel extensively;
    • Ability to interact at all levels;
    • Assessor qualification;
    • Accreditation, NQF and SAQA experience an advantage;
    • Sound experience on HIV/AIDS;
    • Passion in community development.
    Remuneration: R160 000 – R180 000 per annum, cost to company dependent on qualification and experience.  Candidates living positively with HIV are encouraged to apply.
     
    To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three referees and motivation letter to Mokgadi Mojela at mokgadi@aidsconsortium.org.za - no later than 16h00 on 25 October 2013.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    Candidates living positively with HIV are encouraged to apply. 

    For more about the AIDS Consortium, refer to www.ac.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Sport for Social Change Network: Junior Project Officer

    Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    The Sport for Social Change Network (SSCN) is a meeting point for dynamic organisations involved or interested in using sport as a tool to make social change happen. They connect dynamic organisations in Southern Africa that are also involved or interested in using sport as a tool to make social change happen.

    SSCN Southern Africa seeks to appoint a Junior Project Officer, based in Pretoria, South Africa.

    This is a contract for the period specified but can be renewed depending on the availability of funds and personal delivery according to the job specification.

    The incumbent will assist the SSCN Secretariat with tasks related to planning and implementation of projects, events and conferences. The Junior Project Officer (JPO) will work closely with the other SSCN staff members, in specific with and under the guidance of the SSCN Hub Coordinator.

    The JPO will work in the dynamic and fast growing field of Sport for Development. The JPO will thereby interact with various stakeholders, ranging from non-governmental organisations to international donor agencies, private sector and government institutions and will have to get first-hand insights into different fields of work. As the SSCN team is very small, they work very closely together, sharing responsibilities and supporting each other whenever needed. SSCN hopes to offer a relevant work experience where the JPO can grow professionally as well as personally. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Support telephone and email communication with SSCN members, partners and service providers and address queries relating to the SSCN in general or the implementation of projects in particular;
    • Collect and file reports from implementing partners;
    • Assist in compiling narrative reports for donor agencies and funding partners;
    • Participate in strategic planning of future activities aimed at further developing the SSCN;
    • Assist with organisation, implementation and management of conferences and events, including, reception of participants;
    • Take care of travel, accommodation and catering logistics, queries from conference participants and any other requested support during SSCN events;
    • Write articles and news for the SSCN website;
    • Assist the Hub coordinator with travel arrangements for site visits and meetings;
    • Represent the SSCN when requested by the Hub Coordinator.
    Requirements:
    • Certificate or relevant working experience in project management;
    • Written and verbal communication skills;
    • Creative and innovative thinker;
    • Ability to work independently;
    • Ability to work and deliver under time pressure;
    • Problem solver and solution driven;
    • Computer literate, Microsoft office -  Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
    • Responsible;
    • Reliable;
    • Honest;
    • Team player;
    • Passion for sport and / or sport for development is an advantage.
    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter to Allan Williams at allan@sscn.co.za by 17h00.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Preference will be given to female candidates. Foreign female candidates with a valid work permit for South Africa may apply.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • AIDS Consortium: Programme Coordinator

    AIDS Consortium (AC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The AIDS Consortium (AC) founded in 1992, is one of the largest NGO networks in South Africa, serving over 1000 affiliated members in the HIV/AIDS and human rights sectors. The mission and vision of AC encapsulates driving social change through building capacity and AIDS competence across its membership network, as well as within the sector.

    AC seeks to appoint a Programme Coordinator, based in Mkhondo local municipality, Mpumalanga.
     
    This is a one-year, fixed term contract, with possibility of renewal, funds permitting.

    Responsibilities: 

    Advocacy and training:
    • Work extensively with the AC programme managers to drive AC projects in Mkhondo;
    • Coordinate and facilitate community mobilisation platforms (bua@AC, community dialogues, men-engage forums, community workshops);
    • Coordinate and support organisations to conduct group discussions and community events;
    • Develop and present a community action plan to local and district health offices;
    • Establish and facilitate working groups and their outputs;
    • Facilitate relationship building between CBOs and other community structures;
    • Collect stigma and discrimination related profile stories;
    • Drive competency around HIV literacy, human rights and related issues;
    • Manage door-to-door mobilisation campaigns
    • Profile participating organisations;
    • Conduct capacity needs assessments;
    • Mentor and support organisations;
    • Coordinate and facilitate stakeholder feedback sessions;
    • Coordinate the distribution of IEC materials, including condoms to hard to reach populations.
    Administration and logistics 
    • Logistics coordination– ensuring smooth running of training and other AC events;
    • Coordinating travel arrangements for training participants, including travel reimbursement.
    Monitoring, reporting and evaluation
    • Collect data and submit to head office in Johannesburg;
    • Write reports on all work conducted;
    • Engage implementing organisations and utilise data to inform responsive action.
     Requirements:
    • Relevant three year qualification in community development;
    • Minimum of four years work experience in community development and advocacy;
    • Valid driver’s licence;
    • Advanced computer literacy;
    • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of community projects;
    • Fluency in at least two indigenous official languages;
    • Project and events management skills;
    • Facilitation and training skills;
    • Excellent report writing skills;
    • Communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Excellent logistics and administration skills;
    • Sound Experience in HIV/AIDS.
    Candidates living positively with HIV are encouraged to apply. 

    To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three current referees, motivation letter and indication of remuneration expectation to Gerard Payne at gerard@aidsconsortium.org.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more about the AIDS Consortium, refer to www.ac.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • AIDS Consortium: Bookkeeper / Administrator

    AIDS Consortium (AC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The AIDS Consortium (AC) founded in 1992, is one of the largest NGO networks in South Africa, serving over 1000 affiliated members in the HIV/AIDS and human rights sectors. The mission and vision of AC encapsulates driving social change through building capacity and AIDS competence across its membership network, as well as within the sector.

    AC seeks to appoint a Bookkeeper/Administrator, based at its national office in Aeroton, Johannesburg.
     
    This is a two-year, fixed-term contract position, with possibility of renewal, funds permitting.

    Responsibilities: 

    Finance
    • Process financial data, reconcile bank accounts and ensure standard monthly reports are prepared;
    • Reconcile creditor accounts and prepare requisitions for payment and authorisation;
    • Update and maintain fixed asset register;
    • Handle petty cash floats
    • Handle financial queries related to creditors;
    • Control stationery stock, orders and distribution to staff.
    Administration and logistics 
    • Provide various general administrative duties including report writing, minute taking and filing to organisation as a whole;
    • Allocated weekly hours to Executive Director;
    • Securing appointments;
    • Logistics coordination– ensure smooth running of training and other AC events;
    • Coordinating travel and /or accommodation arrangements for staff and participants, including travel reimbursement;
    • Preparation of purchase orders for all departmental requirements;
    • Keeping track of all communication/correspondence between AC and service providers.
    Requirements:
    • Diploma in accounting or equivalent qualification;
    • Minimum of three years work experience in the accounting field;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including experience on Pastel accounting;
    • Valid driver’s licence an advantage;
    • Experience in administration and logistics;
    • Excellent financial and organisational skills;
    • Excellent written and oral English;
    • Excellent report writing ability;
    • Good leadership and people skills;
    • Sound Experience in HIV/AIDS.
    Candidates living positively with HIV are encouraged to apply. 

    To apply, submit a CV (maximum three pages), contact details of three current referees, motivation letter and indication of remuneration expectation to Roy Naidoo at roy@aidsconsortium.org.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more about the AIDS Consortium, refer to www.ac.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Sozo Foundation Trust: Volunteer Tutors

    Sozo Foundation Trust
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, July 14, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Sozo Foundation Trust is a PBO registered nonprofit organisation that partners and builds relationships with the community to create opportunities for holistic development to encourage sustainable social change, focusing on education, social upliftment and food security. One of these initiatives is The Sozo Educentre. The Sozo Educentre provides a safe space for high school learners to be equipped and empowered holistically within their own community so as to achieve their full potential through tutoring and academic assistance.

    Sozo Educentre seeks to appoint Volunteer Tutors at our branch which is based in the Vrygrond/Muizenberg, Cape Town.
     
    As a volunteer tutor you would be facilitating the learning environment and equip learners with learning and problem solving skills. Learners bring the material they want to cover (sections of the curriculum with which they're struggling, past tests and exam papers, homework, assignments), and sit in small groups within their grades with the tutors as well as with a grade mentor.

    Requirements:
    • Ability to commit for at least three months;
    • Fluency in English;
    • Strong in one or more of the following school subjects: Maths, Science, English, Accountancy, Afrikaans, biology and History;
    • Available Tuesdays, Thursdays  (15h00-17h00) or Saturdays from (09h00-11h00);
    • Ability to build positive tutor-learner relationships;
    • Commitment and punctuality;
    • Ability to work in a group setting;
    • Passion for working with young people;
    • Patience and Initiative;
    • Ability to help learners become self-sufficient;
    • Live in the Southern Suburbs.
    To apply, submit at least two credible references (e.g. employer, places you have volunteered before, etc.) to arlene@thesozofoundation.org.za while an application form will be sent to you.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Please note this is not a job but a volunteering opportunity.

    For more about the Sozo Foundation Trust, refer to http://thesozofoundation.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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