Common Good: Workshop Coordinator

Common Good
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 8 December, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Common Good is a faith-based, nonprofit organisation 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.

Common Good seeks to appoint an Opportunities Workshop Coordinator to be based in Cape Town.


  • Facilitate all workshops offered by TZN
  • Workshop coordination
  • Identify new opportunities workshops
  • Confidence building workshops


  • Matric
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Project Administration or similar
  • Proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities and tight timelines
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Volunteer relationship management
  • Adapt the workshop materials to make them appropriate to TZN graduates
  • Ability to evaluate the workshop materials, process and provide a final report
  • Make recommendations for improvements to the workshop material and process
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and think on your feet
  • Time management know how to shift priorities based on deadlines and levels of importance
  • Ability to plan and deliver multiple events successfully
  • Enjoy organising, planning and delivering work
  • Experienced in dealing with and excellent understanding of projects objectives (the way its described this should maybe be under the heading below)
  • Ability to manage budgets
  • Attention to detail, demonstrating accuracy in one’s work
  • Flexibility/Adaptability, readily adapt to changing requirements; maintain effectiveness in varying circumstances
  • Willingness to go above and beyond when urgent situations arise without any complaints or hesitation
  • Oral Communication, express oneself effectively and convincingly when speaking with individuals and groups in a formal or informal setting
  • Use of appropriate interpersonal and communication skills to promote workshops effectiveness
  • Written Skills, convey information accurately in an appropriate written format; expressing oneself effectively in writing
  • Listening skills, attentive to volunteers and graduates

To apply, send a motivational cover letter, CV and two recent work references to Coleen Adams

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

Full job description available on request.

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