Call for Interest: Board members

Yeast City Housing
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 12 October, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Call for proposals

Yeast City Housing is the first social housing company in the City of Tshwane and one of the first in South Africa. The Organisation operates within the framework of the Social Housing Act. Yeast City Housing mandate is to ensure decent, affordable housing, and to contribute to urban regeneration and social inclusion through well-managed social housing.

The Yeast City Housing would like to invite interested candidates to apply for positions to serve as Board members.

This role is voluntary.

Overall function:

The Board of Directors has the ultimate responsibility for the governance of Yeast City Housing, Oversee and guide the company’s management and business. The Board also provides oversight with respect to the strategic direction and key policies of the company.


  • Finance background with strong project management skills
  • An interest in Social Housing
  • Legal skills / knowledge
  • Marketing
  • Team player
  • Network skills
  • Passion for community empowerment

Board member is on a voluntary capacity but Yeast Board may compensate Board members for direct expenses, incurred while performing duties related to the work of the company, travelling expenses and attending any conferences. The services are mostly required after hours (from 17h00) on a quarterly basis to attend board meetings but not limited to ad-hoc meetings that the board may call.

All applications must be in writing and addressed to the Managing Director at
Should you not receive feedback from us by 30 November 2018, consider your application unsuccessful.

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