CORC: Admin Support

Community Organisation Resource Centre
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 21 September, 2018
Opportunity type: 

The Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC) is a nonprofit organisation working in informal settlements supporting communities to improve their built environment. Through social facilitation and technical support, CORC assists linking up informal settlements and civil society to the local government.

CORC seeks to appoint a Admin Support, to be based in Cape Town.

The purpose of the position is to support the Manager of the CPF and to provide administrative support to the ISSP. Support the finance team in collating and documenting all the expenses related to the ISSP.

Key areas of support for the CPF

  • Handle all filing, both soft and hard filing
  • Set up advisory committee meetings
  • Set up sub-committee meetings
  • Follow up on all correspondence regarding CPF approvals
  • File all documentation related to the approved projects
  • Set up meetings with communities where required
  • Regular communication with sub-regional coordinators
  • Set up meetings with partners as it relates to CPF processes

 Key areas of support for the ISSP

  • Set up all meetings related to the ISSP
  • Manage all meeting requests. Daily check emails for meetings and inform the relevant team, check availability and confirm attendance
  • Collate all documentation, minutes of meetings, attendance registers, relevant reports
  • Collate all receipts and related evidence of costs incurred

 Key areas of support for the Vusi Project

  • Handle all filing, both soft and hard filing
  • Set up internal and external project steering committee meetings
  • Provide logistics support for the Vusi workshops
  • Support in copying and binding of bulk documents
  • Collate all receipts and related evidence of costs incurred


  • Valid driver’s license preferable not essential
  • Computer literacy Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Data Capturing)
  • Experience in data using Excel
  • Ability to operate data collection and analytical software (added advantage)
  • Knowledge of database cleaning and ability to work with large data sets
  • Knowledge of Human Settlement policy (preferable but not essential)
  • Report writing skills
  • Ability to give attention to detail
  • organising and coordination qualities with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated and resourceful
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to operate successfully under tight deadlines and time pressures
  • Build and maintain and retain relationships

To apply, submit your CV and a one page motivational letter to

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