Nisaa Institute: Social Work Coordinator

Nisaa Institute for Women's Development
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Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 23 February, 2018
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The Nisaa institute for Women’s Development (henceforth referred to as Nisaa) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organisation, which focuses on violence prevention and the empowerment of women who have been abused at the hands of their partners. The organisation was launched by a group of committed women activists, with assistance from the Frauen-Anstiftung (FAS). Nisaa’s Vision is to enable women and children to live in a world free of violence and discrimination. Nisaa’s Mission is to promote women’s rights through empowerment, advocacy, service delivery, collaborative partnerships and a transformative agenda in dealing with violence against women at local, regional and international levels. 

Nisaa seeks to appoint a Social Work Coordinator to be based in Johannesburg.

The purpose for this position is to develop the organisations services in a delineated community so as to promote human rights and social justice from a gender perspective. 


  • Screen and counsel adults and children
  • Provide counselling and services to clients when necessary, individually or in groups on a weekly basis
  • Provide clients with court support, prepare relevant documentation and assist clients for court proceeding
  • Work in conjunction with attorneys to assist clients through court proceedings
  • Outreach, build and maintain relationship with stakeholder and work together with stakeholders for the greater good of the clients we serve
  • Work with the Nisaa teams on community awareness campaign
  • Administration


  • Social work degree and is currently registered with Council
  • Minimum of one years of experience coordinating a team 
  • At least two years of experience in the gender sector
  • Computer literacy, ability to type 35 words per minute and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Planning and coordinating skills
  • Report Writing skills
  • Teamwork
  • Organisational skills and administrative skills, ability to effectively record keep in terms of filing
  • People skills
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Patience
  • Attention to detail
  • Polite mannerism
  • Client liaison Skills, Customer Service
  • Team player
  • Self determined
  • Pro-active
  • Confidentiality
  • Meticulous
  • Good listening skills
  • Gender sensitive
  • Stability
  • Consistency
  • Reliable, dependable and responsible

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