Habitat for Humanity: Receptionist

Habitat for Humanity SA - NPC
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 19 October, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Habitat for Humanity South Africa is nonprofit organisation breaking the cycle of poverty through participatory development, advocacy and awareness.

Habitat for Humanity seeks to appoint a Receptionist, to be based in Pinelands, Western Cape.

The purpose of the position is to be the initial contact for in both face-to-face and interactions and be responsible for precise data capturing for various other departments within HFHSA.



  • Answer phone calls and direct them appropriately
  • Provide administrative support to HR Officer and other SLT members
  • Schedule appointments when requested
  • Answer security and door buzzer and inform relevant staff host of their guests’ arrival
  • Welcome clients / suppliers / visitors to the organisation in a professional and friendly manner making them feel welcome while waiting for their host
  • Perform other clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, and collating
  • Retrieves messages from voice mail and forwards to appropriate personnel
  • Handle booking of meeting rooms and company vehicles

Data Capturing

  • Process application forms on the system
  • Capture volunteer’s data onto Salesforce
  • Capture staff leave onto excel spreadsheet
  • Capture donor contact details into Salesforce
  • Capture donor prospect lists into Salesforce
  • Capture social media contacts into Salesforce


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum of two to three years’ of experience working as Receptionist
  • Two years’ experience in data capturing
  • Must have fast and accurate typing skills
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Understanding of CRM systems
  • Demonstrate reliability
  • Planning Skills
  • Be a team player
  • Time management skills
  • Professionalism
  • Confidentiality
  • Focus on client needs / customer Service

To apply, submit CV with contactable references as a PDF and covering letter describing why you are the best candidate for the position and why you want this opportunity.
to recruitment@habitat.org.za

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

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us within a month after the closing date.

For more about Habitat for Humanity South Africa, refer to habitat.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

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