IkamvaYouth: Branch Assistant

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 22 January, 2018
Opportunity type: 


IkamvaYouth is a township-based volunteer programme that gets learners out of poverty through education. The organisation exists to reduce inequality in South Africa, and its track record of matric results, access to post-school opportunities, and alumni success is proof that positive change is possible.

IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint a Branch Assistant based in Nyanga, Cape Town.

Salary: R6 890.00 per month


  • Communication and logistics for daily activities, programme delivery and events Organization and communication skills)
  • Personally taking attendance at every homework and tutoring session and ensuring that learners' attendance improves (Reliability, commitment and good rapport with learners)
  • Organise meetings and compile minutes (writing skills)
  • Data capturing and Filing (Attention to detail)
  • Collecting school reports and entering data into database (Consistently ensuring that reports are collected, filed and that data is captured)
  • Communicating with volunteers and learners through email, phone and bulk sms
  • Assist with general administration and providing assistance to the branch coordinator (Ability to identify needs, take initiative and be a reliable team member)
  • Assist with general lab duties such as printing, photocopying and ensures proper usage and maintenance of the environment. (Computer skills and organization)
  • Teach Computer Literacy to learners after school using a simple curriculum provided by IkamvaYouth (Computer literacy skills, tutoring/presenting/teaching experience and ability)


  • A degree or a post-matric qualification
  • Entrepreneurial outlook and can-do attitude
  • Organised and efficient
  • Time management skills, data collection and reporting must be accurate and timely
  • Passion for working with young people and a pro-active energy
  • Ability to work alone and take initiative
  • Adept at using computers (Microsoft Office, social media and internet)
  • Ability to work virtually (many discussions, meetings and document development occur collaboratively online)
  • As an organisation that supports community development, the preferred candidate would be South African and ideally reside in the WC Province

To apply submit their CV and a cover letter to careers@ikamvayouth.org   with the subject heading “Nyanga BA”

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Due to the volume of applicants, should you not receive feedback within two weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

For more about Ikamva Youth, refer to www.ikamvayouth.org

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

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