REAP: Student Development Advisor

Rural Education Access Programme
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 21 October, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Rural Education Access Programme (REAP) is a national NGO and Associate Body of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference that facilitates access to Higher Education for rural matriculants from low income households.

REAP seek to appoint a Student Development Advisor, to be based in Cape Town.

  • Student support and development
  • Networking and Liaison with Institutional Staff and other relevant Stakeholders
  • Administration and data management
  • Workshop organisation and facilitation


  • Minimum of two years’ minimum experience working with youth, preferably in the higher education sector or student support services
  • Undergraduate qualification in social work or related discipline
  • Fluency in IsiXhosa and/or Afrikaans
  • Unendorsed driver’s licence with driving experience
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Facilitation skills
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Suite and database systems
  • Knowledge of the Higher Education Institution sector
  • Solutions-oriented and resourceful
  • Team player
  • Self-management skills
  • Self-motivated, ethical with professional maturity and has high work energy levels
  • Ability to relate well to students, build collaborative relationships with relevant university staff and be strong administratively

To apply, submit your CV (no certificates) and three current, contactable referees and motivational letter to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

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