Field Support Officer, Northern Cape De Aar

Gold Youth Development Agency
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 14 January, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

An exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and support social behaviour change, education and job creation is available at gold-youth. We are looking for a full-time Field Support Officer as part of our Provincial Team to support in the delivery of gold field services to Social Franchisees that are implementing the gold model in their communities.

Requirements :

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Networking skills
  • Leadership skills
  • People management skills
  • Mediation skills, with a temperament given to dialogue and the resolution of issues
  • Computer skills – MS Office
  • Excellent understanding of peer education and capacity building of stakeholders
  • Understanding of GoLD’s training approach, especially the learning model and experiential learning methodology
  • Planning and task management
  • Good administration skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Fluent in English and Xhosa or Sotho or isiZulu
  • Knowledge of budget management

Characteristics

  • Initiative and innovation
  • Willingness to go the extra mile
  • Creative Problem-solver
  • Team-player
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change
  • Ability to create necessary structure for effectiveness
  • Ability to translate vision into workable, structured pieces of work
  • Committed to community transformation through youth
  • Comitted to living out a lifestyle of character, strong values and personal vision

Qualifications

  • Relevant qualification in teaching, psychology, social work, development practice or equivalent experience
  • At least two years’ experience in youth peer education programme management including management of related programme stakeholders  or relevant community experience
  • Valid Drivers Licence essential

  Please check the gold-youth website: http://goldyouth.org/category/vacancies/  for Full Job Profile. Please send a 2 page CV with a covering letter to desire@goldyouth.org with “Field Support Officer” in the subject line.

Location: 
Northern Cape

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