SCAT: Development Coordinator

Social Change Assistance Trust
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 24 June, 2018
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The Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT) is a dynamic organisation which has a 33-year track record as a nonprofit organisation. SCAT was established to promote social justice in South Africa through grant making and capacity building.

SCAT seeks to employ a Development Coordinator, based in their Head office in Cape Town.

The purpose of the position is to support LDAs located in the Free State and the Northern Cape.


  • Monitor the status of LDAs by providing off and on-site mentoring support in the form of regular field visits, email and telephonic contact
  • Annually evaluate each LDA and make recommendations for possible continued funding by SCAT
  • Coordinate on-site and cluster capacity building workshops for SCAT grant funded LDAs
  • Coordinate Peer learning sessions between SCAT grant funded LDAs in their respective provinces
  • Submit reports on all field visits, capacity building workshops and peer learning sessions held with SCAT grant funded LDAs
  • Process all funding claims from LDAs in line with SCAT LDA grant funding allocation
  • Handle internal and external communication and correspondence relating to LDAs in their respective provinces
  • Regularly update SCAT on all regional activities and development trends in the respective provinces
  • Champion one of the SCAT’s strategic focus areas
  • Assist with hosting SCAT’s funders during projects visits as and when required to do so


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree (preferably in Community Development, Social Development, or related qualifications.)
  • A minimum of three years working experience in community development, rural development and the NGO sector
  • Computer literacy with an understanding and knowledge of (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Understand the access to justice issues
  • Facilitation, communication and report writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and be part of a team
  • Integrity
  • Valid Driver’s licence

To apply, submit motivational letter and CV to 

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

No correspondence will be entered with any applicant.

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